Last week, we wrote that Dutch tech startups and scaleups raised close to €750 million in 2018 in part 1 of our funding analysis. In this second part, we’ll look at what’s hot in the Netherlands; what are the popular cities and themes? And who are the most active investors?
Amsterdam is the capital of venture capital
Almost a third of all investments were in Amsterdam companies. Together they raised more than €380 million in growth capital. This is more than all other cities combined. Amsterdam-based scale-ups also accounted for the largest chunk of Series B — and later — rounds.