The COVID-19 pandemic has bought the entire world to a grinding halt. A considerable number of companies, regardless of their size, are taking all the essential steps to keep their business stay afloat. Recently, startups have been hit by layoffs, frozen hiring, made salary cuts, and much more as the novel coronavirus threatened to dry up funding and squeeze the business.
According to the national statistics office CBS, the Dutch official jobless rate rose to 4.5% in July, as the number of unemployed went up to 419,000. In Amsterdam, around 29,000 people claimed unemployment benefits, a rise of 53% on a year ago, says another report.
Amidst all the gloom surrounding the job market right now, there’s good news. We decided to shun the negativity looming around and concentrate on the positives. Saying that, let’s take a look at those high-spirited startups from Amsterdam who are hiring right now. Tell all your friends looking for jobs.
24sesssions is a Netherlands-based software startup that was founded back in 2015. The company offers a video-conferencing tool for customer interaction with a slew of features, including automated meeting scheduling, reviews, and recordings. During the pandemic, the Dutch startup witnessed over 400 per cent growth over its entire client portfolio.
You can apply for a job at 24Sessions by clicking this link.
VanMoof is a developer and designer of urban e-bikes to help commuters get to work without breaking a sweat. The Dutch company says it realised a 220% global revenue growth during the worldwide lockdown and sold more bikes in the first four months of 2020 than the previous two years combined. To date, the company has €52M funding from various investors. As a part of its expansion plan, the Amsterdam-based company is hiring for various positions.
Check it out here.
Funded by the Dutch government, Techleap.nl creates an optimal environment for technology companies to scale with programs and initiatives that improve access to capital, market, and talent. This platform is on a mission to quantify and accelerate the tech-ecosystem of the Netherlands. Techleap.nl is led by Special Envoy, His Royal Highness Prince Constantijn van Oranje.
You can find all their open positions over here.
Based out of Amsterdam, RocketX is an accelerator group that incubates, builds, develops operationally, and strategically invests in technology & people scaleups globally. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. RocketX helps scale-ups through its three services – RocketVentures, RocketPeople, and RocketNow.
You can take a look at open job opportunities over here.
Adyen is one of the biggest payment processing companies with a market cap north of €40 billion. Based out of Amsterdam, the fintech company helps businesses with its payment platform, which enables merchants to accept payments in a single system so that their revenue grows online, on mobile devices, and at the point of sale. Founded by Pieter van der Does, the Dutch company has raised
If you’re interested in working at Adyen you can check out the positions over here.
Founded by Adriaan Mol in 2004, Mollie is a payments platform that offers an easy-to-implement process for integrating payments into a site or app. It facilitates companies of all sizes to build their business by allowing them to use different payment methods such as Apple Pay, credit cards, PayPal, Klarna, and iDeal among others. The Amsterdam-based company joined the fintech unicorn club after it raised €90M in its series B funding round.
You can check out open positions at the company here.
Skytree is a clean air tech company based in Amsterdam founded by Alexander Gunkel, and Max Beaumont. The Dutch startup offers a direct air capture technology enabling its users to capture carbon dioxide from the ambient air and concentrate it for industrial use.
Check out the available position here.
Founded by teenagers Tim van der Wiel and Liam Tjoa, GoSpooky help brands stay at the forefront of constant developments within social content, social culture, and social platforms. Right now the company works with various Dutch brands including JBL, Coca Cola, KLM, Rituals, TOTO, HEMA, Tikkie, ABN Amro, Malibu, and many more.
You can find all their open positions over here.
Boudewijn Mos founded this company back in 2011 due to the frustration with conventional LCA methodology. This platform provides insights into the resource flows and efficiency of energy on the company, product, process, and material level. Further, it gives customers sustainability performance and valuable knowledge on all levels.
Check out the vacancies here.
Founded by Henri Moissinac, and Maxim Romain back in 2018, Dott offers dock-less, shared electric scooters, and bikes as alternatives for short-distance travel. The Dutch mobility startup is on a mission to design micro-mobility for safety, comfort, and durability, to make green travel an easy choice for everyone in European cities.
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