While we keep bringing you the insider info on hot startups, the temperature itself seems to be going up from the past week. It’s important to stay safe not only from the pandemic but from the heatwave in Amsterdam right now. How to beat it? Well, these tech startups are hard at work to help you survive, check out.
Grab an Urbee!
Post coronavirus, the mobility space is returning to the ‘new normal.’ This entails figuring out ways to get around while limiting any possible spread of COVID-19. E-bikes are a great way to accomplish this since you don’t need to travel with others in an enclosed space. What’s more? It helps you feel the breeze and beat the heat while you are on your way to the beach.
Founders: Taco Anema, Fleur Schraven, Dominik Juli
For outdoor swimming fitness & paddling: Onefit
Going to the same gym or doing the same physical activities, again and again, can turn an exciting workout into a mundane one. Onefit works around it by offering you one subscription that enables you to workout whenever and wherever you want. The company is now organising stand up paddling classes to help you beat the heat, have fun and do a workout at the same time, which you can check out here.
Founders: Camille Richardson, Serge Brabander
Stay hydrated with Aquablu
While it is important to stay hydrated generally, it is even more so required on hotter days. However, upping the water intake is only a part of the solution since it is important to consume clean and safe water. Hailing from a small village in the Netherlands, the startup Aquablu offers state of the art water purifiers, which is even capable of purifying water from the Amsterdam canal!
Founders: Marnix Stokvis,Marc Zuylen
Food deliveries with Thuisbezorgd
If the temperatures outside are rising, chances are you would like to avoid stepping into the kitchen and cook something. Thuisbezorgd is a great solution for your woes as the company delivers delicious food directly to your doorsteps. Like all modern day food delivery services, the company offers an app that can be used to order food from the comfort of your homes.
Learn to code with LoCoMoGo
Staying indoors is also a good option when it’s too hot to go outside. But then, it makes sense to use that time to learn something new and exciting. For kids, it can be difficult to learn coding but the startup LoCoMoGo has come up with an innovative solution. The company offers the LoCoMoGo toy train that teaches children coding from a young age. The concept is fascinating and might help children ease into coding, a subject that even grown ups can be hesitant to approach.
Founders: Kibet Kipkemoi
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