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The Ecosystem of Rotterdam Startups

City Ranking
National Ranking
5th
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3
in The Netherlands
Regional Ranking
48th
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21
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
172nd
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47
worldwide

top industries
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Transportation
#105 worldwide
Marketing & Sales icon
Marketing & Sales
#108 worldwide
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Fintech
#112 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconHousingAnywhere
startup iconPieter Pot
startup iconLeQuest

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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Rotterdam is ranked at number 172 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -47 spots since 2020. Rotterdam also ranks at number 5 in The Netherlands, and 48 in Western Europe.

Rotterdam is an ideal place to locate for Transportation, Marketing & Sales and Fintech startups. As the most popular industries in Rotterdam, there is a sample of 31 Transportation startups in Rotterdam, 13 Marketing & Sales startups in Rotterdam, and 11 Fintech startups in Rotterdam, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 95 startups in Rotterdam, 2 accelerators in Rotterdam, 4 coworking spaces in Rotterdam, 1 organizations in Rotterdam and no leaders in Rotterdam.

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HousingAnywhere is the world’s largest rental accommodation platform for mid-term stays. Rent rooms, apartments, and stay for months. Read more
Pieter Pot delivers groceries with free packaging that is plastic-free. Read more
LeQuest has developed a software platform that enables healthcare professionals to be trained in the use of (complex) medical equipment. Read more
The Ocean Cleanup develops technologies to extract, prevent, and intercept plastic pollutions. Read more
We are the original manufacturer bomb proof gears. Our aim is to create and provide our customers with practical, functional and high quality bombproof bags. We started building our bags in a garaged with salvaged materials like seatbelt webbing and seatbelt buckles and now more than half of our bag lines are manufactured on our main warehouse at Chico, California USA. Our bags are built with industrial materials which include tarpaulin, Cordura and steel so it will last for life. Chromes trendy messenger bag lines are Mini-Metro, Citizen and Metropolis. It is recognized by their signature seatbelt buckle release that doubles as a bottle opener. Cobra merino wool hoodie, and a shoe line including their best selling low-profile design Kursk street shoe with built-in cycling functionalities such as reflective hits, shoelace garage, skid resistant soles and polyurethane contoured crash pad insole are Chrome’s best seller bags. Read more
Easygenerator provides cloud-based eLearning authoring software. Easygenerator enables instructional designers and subject matter experts to rapidly create the most engaging courses that have the highest learning impact. Easygenerator is affordable, easy to use, and future proof. Simply create, design and publish your eLearning courses. Used and loved by 5000+ users in more than 120 countries in both enterprises and universities. Easygenerator’s headquarter is located in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Read more
Staffyou is an on-demand staffing platform where clients in the hospitality, retail, and logistics sector can hire staff 24/7. Read more
Shipping made simple. A platform for ocean & air freight revolutionizing the shipping industry the way booking.com revolutionized the travel indusrtry. Read more
Leadinfo identifies B2B website visitors. Simple and realtime. Read more
Billink is an innovative after-sales payment solution for online retailers. Read more
InviteBox is a flexible referral marketing platform that lets one create a straightforward customer refer-a-friend program for any online business and embed it into a website in minutes. Key features: 1) Designed for people and delivers the smoothest end user experience. 2) Referral campaigns mechanics is fully configurable and most common patterns are supported out of the box. 3) Remains very simple to use tool and does not require neither programming nor marketing background. Read more
A print platform for everything and anything. Without owning a single printing press, Helloprint is active in 8+ countries around Europe. Read more
For artisans and their helpers: Discovered is an online marketplace, offering artisans, social businesses and NGO's the easiest way to connect to a global audience. Using any technology (even an old fashioned feature phone). Setting up shop is free. For buyers: Discovered is the online marketplace offering the largest collection of handmade artisan products from developing countries. Find & buy unique handmade stories. For both: Discovered is an online community for lovers of handmade products. Share your stories, knowledge & expertise. Help artisans create better products and grow by doing business. Discovered offers artisans and their helpers the tools they need to start selling online. Partly by creating a great social commerce platform. Partly by creating a scalable organization to support artisans locally and help them start selling online. Our scouts are our gatekeepers, carefully selecting sellers & products.  Read more
The Equidam platform helps companies big and small measure, track and grow their business value. How does that work? The platform creates a valuation for your business based upon answers to guided questions about company structure and financials. Don't know a thing about finance? That's okay! These questions are formulated so that any business owner is able to answer with ease. In the short-term, Equidam can be seen as a tool that determines the economic value of a company. The platform may be even more useful in the long-term, providing users with an inexpensive and real-time value monitoring system. With unlimited access to this knowledge, a manager can prove their worth to investors, make informed strategic decisions, leverage core competencies and compare with competitors in their industry. The system can be easily integrated into daily practices and serves as a virtual financial consultant - always at your disposal. Read more
Nearfield Instruments develops and markets High-Throughput Scanning Probe Metrology systems for semiconductor manufacturing Read more
A platform to find inspiring locals who speak your language, share same values and happy to show you around and arrange whole your trip Read more
Orchest is an open source, cloud native, development environment built for data science. Read more
HaasOnline is dedicated to providing an advanced cryptocurrency trading platform, capable of fully automating trades with trade bots. Read more
Da Vinci Laboratory Solutions provides high-performance solutions in analytical instrumentation for GC, LC, and MS. Read more
Closure is a online platform for completing subscriptions, contracts and accounts after a death Read more
Data-driven influencer marketing software aspiring to enrich collaborations between brands and creators. Read more
History Search is a web browsing platform keeping important articles, documents, and other webpages at fingertips. Read more
Bisner is an open collaboration platform for freelancers and companies to connect, communicate and work together. When you join Bisner you get access to a range of tools to grow your business and work more effectively. Communication tools, secure workspaces, a company profile, and insights into your team’s activity. Bisner is a social work application where coworkers, partners, and clients meet and collaborate in a secure environment. It’s available, synced, and secure, wherever you go and on all your devices. Read more
Tiledmedia delivers software for unparalleled high quality 360ᵒ video and VR streaming for today’s networks and devices Read more
The BD School is the first educational platform for business development. We are creating the next generation of business developers and founders using the power of education. Read more
MRI scan technology to better diagnose -- and eventually cure -- brain diseases. Read more
Flowmailer allows businesses to send their messages easily and reliably while protecting their brand. Read more
MPO provides a global SaaS platform for order planning and execution that leverages existing enterprise investments in software. Read more
Unpluq is on a mission to empower everyone to enjoy a healthy digital life, through a unique mobile solution. Read more
Shipright helps software businesses track product feedback. Read more
Instantly deploy Game server matches, anytime, anywhere, with the Gameye Match API. Read more
AbcdeSIM is an online simulated emergency department with virtual patients. Read more
Biota Nutrients is a producer and supplier of organic fertilizers Read more
The developer-friendly platform that takes the pain out of capturing & sharing technical notes. Take notes in markdown - Keep all your stuff in one place - Share securely. Read more
Channext is a software-as-a-service platform that makes an online connection between vendors and business partners. Read more
Invi Bracelet offers a nonviolent form of self-defense. This wearable can be activated whenever needed and a foul smell is released. Read more
Online store specialized in Italian design furniture. Read more
Travis the translator posesses more than 80 languages and can translate to and from these languages in real-time. No internet, no connection needed. Read more
Travis is the Original Creators of Pocket Translators. Understand the World. NEW : Travis Travel, Travis Business, Travis Touch Read more
Flexible air travel. Find, change and cancel any flight Read more
Symbid is a crowd-funding platform that allows startups to raise funds not from individual investors but from a large collective of people interested in and compelled by the startup's innovative ideas. Read more
InvoiceSharing is a Free Electronic Invoice Distribution Platform. In addition we help businesses to save costs and improve cash flow. Read more
SaaS, OMS, DOM, Retail, Logistics, Ship-from-store Read more
Jedlix is a smart charging service provider for electric vehicles. Read more
Zoi Meet is the Enterprise AI Meeting Platform that transcribes important conversations and turns meeting highlights into actionable items. Read more
RanMarine builds aqua-drones that clear the water of waste, plastics and other non-biodegradables, as well as oils and other chemical contaminants. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in The Netherlands Ranked by StartupBlink

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