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The Ecosystem of Amsterdam Startups

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Global Ranking
27th
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Fintech
#12 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#13 worldwide
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Social & Leisure
#15 worldwide

notable startups
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The Startup Ecosystem of Amsterdam is ranked at number 27 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 2 spots since 2021. Amsterdam also ranks at number 1 in The Netherlands, and 5 in Western Europe.

Amsterdam is an ideal place to locate for Fintech, Hardware & IoT and Social & Leisure startups. As the most popular industries in Amsterdam, there is a sample of 207 Fintech startups in Amsterdam, 71 Hardware & IoT startups in Amsterdam, and 68 Social & Leisure startups in Amsterdam, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 590 startups in Amsterdam, 1 accelerators in Amsterdam, 11 coworking spaces in Amsterdam, 6 organizations in Amsterdam and 3 leaders in Amsterdam.

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Picnic is an online supermarket that delivers low-priced groceries to people’s home without delivery costs. They use software to help them lead a grocery revolution and use a data-driven approach. Read more
StuDocu provides a platform to millions of students around the world to share knowledge, helping them to get smarter faster! Read more
Catawiki is an online marketplace for collectables such as art, jewelry, watches, & classic cars. Read more
Tiqets is a ticketing platform where visitors can find, buy, and use tickets for museums and attractions. Read more
VanMoof is a developer and designer of urban e-bikes to help commuters get to work without breaking a sweat. Read more
Creative Fabrica is a offers premium content from leading designer. Read more
Dott builds and offers commuters dockless, shared electrical scooters and bikes as alternatives for short-distance travel. Read more
BUX makes it easy and affordable for people to engage in the financial markets through mobile platforms. Read more
Recharge provides a customer-branded online payment service. Read more
Borzo is a global crowdsourced same-day delivery marketplace operating in 10 countries on a fully asset-light basis. Read more
TestGorilla operates as a pre-employment testing software company. Read more
Framer is a tool to design interactive high-fidelity prototypes for iOS, Android, desktop, or the web. Read more
Otrium is an online fashion outlet marketplace which tech-enables designer brands to turn unsold inventory into an opportunity, Read more
Fairphone makes the world's first fairly designed and produced smartphone. Read more
Free, instant, collaborative sandboxes for rapid web development. Read more
GO Sharing is an electric mobility startup making e-scooters discoverable via a mobile app. Read more
TicketSwap is a safe, convenient and fair place to buy and sell e-tickets for concerts, festivals, sports events. Read more
Zivver is the effortless, smart, secure digital communications platform powering the next generation of secure communications. Read more
SingularityNET is a decentralized marketplace for AI algorithms. Read more
An online fitness platform for consumers & professionals in the health industry Read more
Pyramid Analytics provides insights for every employee across the organization with enterprise-level business analytics software. Read more
Felyx is an e-scooter provider where users can rent electric scooters. Their convenient and affordable scooters can be located and activated through an app and parked at any destination. Users pays for only the minutes they use. Read more
Crisp is an app-only supermarket focused on ultra-fresh food Read more
De Correspondent is a Dutch online journalism platform focusing on background, analysis, investigative reporting, and several types of news. Read more
Hatch makes brand websites shoppable, by adding retail purchase options to the product page. Read more
Foleon’s leading Content Experience Platform (CEP) empowers business teams to create engaging and intelligent content experiences at scale. Read more
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inSided is a customer self service solution that scales support, and powers customer success for high growth companies. Read more
Ace & Tate is a designer of frames providing quality frames at a fair price, which allows users to continuously update their eyewear. Read more
Amberscript is building SaaS solutions that automatically transform audio and video into text and subtitles using speech recognition. Read more
StudyTube is an online education platform developing customized educational content to fit the needs of individual students. Read more
SkinVision provides a personalized mobile application for people that value a healthy skin. The solution helps our users to find suspicious spots on their skin in time and provides tools like (1) an advanced camera to take high quality pictures of skin lesions (moles) easily, (2) the ability to build up a personal archive of pictures to compare them in time, (3) an online assessment that helps you find suspicious spots on your skin by yourself and (4) the option to share pictures of moles with a or your dermatologist easily. The assessment within the application is not a diagnostic for melanoma, the most deadliest type of skin cancer, but it helps people with finding potential dangerous spots on your skin by themselves. The application has the potential to increase awareness, helps people to take appropriate actions and reduces barriers to see a doctor in a timely fashion. SkinVision wants to make the monitoring of your skin as normal and easy as brushing your teeth every day. Read more
Surfly is the simplest way to share a web session with others. You don’t need to install any software or give anyone access to your computer. To share a session, all you need to do is open surfly.com, enter the website where you want to surf and share the resulting link. A Surfly session is as fast as if you were using the site directly, without any loss of quality. Surfly is secure. We work in a single tab of your web browser. We do not have access to any of the other tabs or run any software on your computer. People who join your session will only see the visual content of your browser tab. They will not have access to form passwords or session cookies. There are many use cases for Surfly: it can be used as a support tool for service providers, for demonstrations or as a webcast tool for sales. It is useful for teachers and it can help friends to surf the web together.  Read more
LUMICKS provide single-molecule analysis technologies for cancer research and cancer immunotherapy Read more
At Polarsteps we embarked on a journey with a clear destination: we want to create the best mobile travel log in the world. This destination is not a place, rather it is a new way of seeing things. We are re-inventing the travel log. Smart and easy updates, beautiful design, controlled sharing and intelligent technology are some of the core principles of the MVP we're currently building with our experienced team. If you want to hear more about our vision or a demo, just contact us. Read more
myTomorrows is a global platform that connects patients with unmet medical needs to treatments in development around the world. Read more
Convious is the all-in-one platform built exclusively for the leisure industry. Read more
Cleeng is a flexible, robust and cost-efficient platform for selling premium live events and video-on-demand. We work with leading brands like TEDMED, Epicurious, University of Massachusetts, Cirque du Soleil, and Dailymotion. Whatever your company size, you too can now benefit from our pay-per-view solutions. Be ready in no-time, and deliver a frictionless user experience for your Video-On-Demand or global LIVE event broadcast. With Cleeng, you can seriously increase your conversion rates and online revenue. Cleeng has several leading partnerships with Brightcove, Livestream, Wistia, Dailymotion and many more video platforms. Cleeng works too with global publishers like Conde Nast, Viaplay and PersGroup. Read more
Neogene Therapeutics is a biotech company providing cancer patients with T cell therapies targeting mutated proteins called neo-antigens. Read more
Freenom operates several Top Level Domains (TLDs) and offers all its domains for free. Currently, we support 4 TLDs: .TK, .ML, .GA and .CF .TK is the largest country code in the world, with over 20 million active domains. Globally, Freenom is the second largest domain name operator after Verisign (operator of the .com)  Read more
Zola Electric provides customers with in-depth reporting on system statuses, and performance and analysis of power consumption behavior. Read more
Naduvi is an online platform that offers a wide range of interior design products of various brands to decor residential projects. Read more
Contentoo offers managed marketplace with vetted content marketing talent. Read more
Plot Projects has created the most advanced hyper local targeting plugin for apps, allowing apps to send Location Based Notifications to their app users. A Location Based Notification is a notification that is automatically sent when a user approaches a specific location. Location Alerts increase engagement and conversion. Our customers see CTR's on their Location Based Notifications over 40%. Location Based Notifications work because of their relevance. Users appreciate receiving less but more relevant notifications. Plot Projects offers a plug and play solutions for Location Based Notifications. We provide plugins for both iOS and Android. Our Dashboard allows you to easily manage your Geofences and Notifications and target your users. Our API is available to connect with your own CRM. Location Analytics is available, providing insights in the effect of you Location Based Notifications and allowing you to optimize your campaigns. Read more
Roamler offers a flexible workforce platform for performing location-based tasks across large areas. Read more
Ikbenfrits.nl is an online mortgage company. Read more
BridgeFund is online business for entrepreneurs Read more
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