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The Netherlands Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Regional Ranking
5th
0
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
11th
0
worldwide
Population
17.2
million

top industries
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Transportation
#4 worldwide
Energy & Environment icon
Energy & Environment
#5 worldwide
Hardware & IoT icon
Hardware & IoT
#6 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconStuDocu
startup iconTakeaway.com
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The The Netherlands Startup Ecosystem is World’s Leading Innovation Hubs, ranked at number 11 globally, and shows a strong hold by 0 spots since 2021. The Netherlands also ranks at number 5 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 27 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in The Netherlands and the top ranked city in The Netherlands is Amsterdam at 27 globally. Amsterdam is followed by The Hague at 154 and Eindhoven at 176.

The Netherlands is an ideal place to locate for Transportation, Energy & Environment and Hardware & IoT startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 376 Transportation startups in The Netherlands, 152 Energy & Environment startups in The Netherlands and 136 Hardware & IoT startups in The Netherlands, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 1288 startups in The Netherlands, 12 accelerators in The Netherlands, 40 coworking spaces in The Netherlands, 15 organizations in The Netherlands and 3 leaders in The Netherlands.

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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
O3b Networks Ltd. is a network communications service provider building and operating a medium Earth orbit satellite constellation Read more
VanMoof is a developer and designer of urban e-bikes to help commuters get to work without breaking a sweat. Read more
Dott builds and offers commuters dockless, shared electrical scooters and bikes as alternatives for short-distance travel. Read more
Shapeways makes world-class 3D printing more accessible to everyone through automation, innovation and digitization. Read more
SendCloud is an all-in-one shipping platform that connects online retailers to shipping carriers to save them time and money. Read more
Recharge provides a customer-branded online payment service. Read more
HousingAnywhere is the world’s largest rental accommodation platform for mid-term stays. Rent rooms, apartments, and stay for months. Read more
Otrium is an online fashion outlet marketplace which tech-enables designer brands to turn unsold inventory into an opportunity, Read more
Creative Fabrica is a offers premium content from leading designer. Read more
TestGorilla operates as a pre-employment testing software company. Read more
BUX makes it easy and affordable for people to engage in the financial markets through mobile platforms. Read more
Borzo is a global crowdsourced same-day delivery marketplace operating in 10 countries on a fully asset-light basis. Read more
Shared Multi-Channel Team Inbox 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
Framer is a tool to design interactive high-fidelity prototypes for iOS, Android, desktop, or the web. Read more
GO Sharing is an electric mobility startup making e-scooters discoverable via a mobile app. Read more
Sketch is the definitive tool for digital design, empowering designers to share and collaborate on their designs. Read more
An online fitness platform for consumers & professionals in the health industry Read more
BTCDirect offers users throughout Europe a platform to buy and sell bitcoins instantly. Read more
Zivver is the effortless, smart, secure digital communications platform powering the next generation of secure communications. Read more
Crisp is an app-only supermarket focused on ultra-fresh food Read more
The ultimate feed management tool for your webshop Read more
Pyramid Analytics provides insights for every employee across the organization with enterprise-level business analytics software. Read more
The Ocean Cleanup develops technologies to extract, prevent, and intercept plastic pollutions. Read more
TicketSwap is a safe, convenient and fair place to buy and sell e-tickets for concerts, festivals, sports events. Read more
Wholesale, Marketplace, Ecommerce, Retail Read more
De Correspondent is a Dutch online journalism platform focusing on background, analysis, investigative reporting, and several types of news. Read more
SnappCar.nl offers an online marketplace for car owners and drivers, enabling peer to peer car rental. This online community connects car owners looking for extra income and drivers, conscious of car costs, looking for a wide range of vehicles, that are always available, right on their doorstep. SnappCar.nl makes P2P car sharing easily and safely accessible for both private car owners and drivers. Now in Holland, in the future in more European Countries. Read more
Mosa Meat produces a slaughter-free hamburger made directly from cow cells. Read more
Trunkrs is offers same-day delivery to webshops, is investing in the electrification of the distribution and distribution centers. Read more
LUMICKS provide single-molecule analysis technologies for cancer research and cancer immunotherapy Read more
Connects travellers with locals through food and experiences 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
Zola Electric provides customers with in-depth reporting on system statuses, and performance and analysis of power consumption behavior. Read more
Meatable is a food production company that produces real and guilt-free meat. 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
CarePay has developed a mobile health data & payment distribution platform that has the potential to fundamentally change healthcare. Read more
Foleon’s leading Content Experience Platform (CEP) empowers business teams to create engaging and intelligent content experiences at scale. Read more
StudyTube is an online education platform developing customized educational content to fit the needs of individual students. Read more
SingularityNET is a decentralized marketplace for AI algorithms. 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
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
The #1 no-code platform for innovation, agility and empowerment. Used to create mobile, business and web applications at lightning speed. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in The Netherlands Ranked by StartupBlink

StartupBlink ranks the startup ecosystems of 100 countries and 1,000 cities. Download our latest Global Ecosystem Report.
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27th
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2
26.807
3.46
19.97
3.38
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154th
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31
5.026
0.75
0.90
3.38
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1
176th
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19
4.609
0.64
0.59
3.38
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1
179th
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48
4.559
0.60
0.58
3.38
5th
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185th
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13
4.468
0.66
0.43
3.38
6th
0
221st
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129
3.682
0.13
0.71
2.84
7th
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2
271st
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162
2.538
0.07
0.65
1.82
8th
0
345th
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59
1.559
0.12
0.23
1.20
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2
469th
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74
0.815
0.13
0.06
0.63
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3
551st
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92
0.595
0.07
0.07
0.46
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