Startups are an integral part of success for any country and the Netherlands is no exception. With 8 per cent annual growth, startup jobs in the Netherlands are growing faster than any other individual sector, reports Techleap.nl. While many sectors have frozen hiring or contracted headcount due to pandemics, the number of startup jobs available in the Netherlands is still growing.
In this article, we have compiled a list of 12 Dutch startups that have raised more than €1M in capital in October 2021 and are currently hiring.
Fundraised in October 2021: €1.75M
Founder/s: Giovanni Gubbels, Jeroen Kemp, Coen van Boxtel
ChainCargo, a digital road freight forwarder, aims to make logistics more efficient and sustainable through technology. By knowing exactly where the available capacity is, goods are transported more efficiently and existing transport movements are used optimally.
The company uses existing transport movements or freight traffic that would otherwise return home empty. It reduces empty kilometers and CO2 emissions, and also enables competitive rates. The company also raised €1.75M in a fresh round of funding.
Right now, ChainCargo is expanding its team. If you are interested, you can check out the vacancies here.
Fundraised in October 2021: €3M
Founder/s: Rick Lamers, Yannick Perrenet
Orchest is building the next generation of tools for data science teams so they can develop, iterate and deploy data pipelines without having to rely on an infrastructure or engineering team.
Right now, the company has vacancies in their design and engineering departments. Check them out here.
Fundraised in October 2021: €20M
Founder/s: Rutger Quispel
BridgeFund is an online business platform that offers fast business credit to SMEs without the intervention of a bank. The company offers credits up to € 250,000 at an interest of 1.3 per cent per month.
With its technology, a company’s financial data is quickly and carefully analysed to determine how much an entrepreneur can borrow responsibly. BridgeFund also allows entrepreneurs to know whether they are qualified for a business loan on the same working day.
The company raised €20M in growth capital from the Dutch family office, last month.
Interested? Check out the vacancies here.
Fundraised in October 2021: €10M
Founder/s: Ruud van Ommen, Jacob Moulijn
Delft IMP offers research & development services and licensing of IP on scalable production of nanostructured materials using Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD). The company works together with battery companies to extend the lifetime of batteries and reduce the consumption of scarce minerals.
The company raised €10M in its Series A round of funding from Nordic venture capital firm Sandwater and Invest-NL.
Currently, the company is looking for people to join its team. Check the openings here.
Fundraised in October 2021: €6M
Founder/s: Joost Kamermans, Jorn Eiting van Liempt
Seenons is on a mission to bring people together for a waste-free world. The company’s platform and supporting app allow business waste to be matched with a circular processor that upcycles it into new products giving it a new life. For example, coffee granules become soap, orange peels become orangello and many more. If there is no match, the technology ensures that waste is taken away most efficiently and sustainably.
The company raised €6M in its Seed round of funding led by Dutch venture capital firms Tablomonto and Capital T.
Want to join the company’s mission? Click here to check out the vacancies.
Fundraised in October 2021: €35M
Founder/s: Robert Kraal, Anne Willem de Vries
Silverflow is a cloud-based processing platform that provides an upgrade for payment providers to accelerate technological innovation. With Silverflow’s platform, PSPs can directly access card networks, instantly add new functionality, have real-time insight into transaction fees, and get smart data directly from the networks.
Silverflow is hiring now! If you are eager to work in a startup environment, check out the vacancies here.
Fundraised in October 2021: €15M
Founder/s: Guy Hermans
Sapreme Technologies is a biotechnology company that works to improve the delivery and efficacy of macromolecule therapeutics such as antibody-targeted antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs) for the treatment of cancer and other indications.
The company develops next-gen macromolecule therapeutics by circumventing endosomal entrapment, thereby enhancing target engagement.
Last month, the company raised €15M in its Series A round of funding led by founding investor Aglaia Oncology Funds, together with Aglaia-associated partners.
If you are interested in contributing to their mission, check out the vacancies here.
Fundraised in October 2021: €3.2M
Founder/s: Babak Mohammad Mirzaie, Jur Rademakers, Siamak Mohammad Mirzaie
Expivi is an online 3D product configuration platform that revolutionises online shopping practices. It’s an interactive and visual platform that generates an immersive shopping experience with the help of instant 3D configurations and AR. The company secured €3.2M in funding from Rabobank.
The company is hiring right now. Click here to see the vacancies.
Fundraised in October 2021: €1M
Founder/s: Ruben Wieman, Guido Schmitz
Oneteam (formerly known as Flex-Appeal) helps HR teams to connect, train, and engage their frontline workforce. Every client will be assigned with a Customer Success Manager who will give their team the best possible training before and after going live.
The company raised over $1M in a new investment round from a series of successful tech entrepreneurs like Adriaan Mol (Mollie), Max Klijnstra and Milan Daniels (Otrium), Perry Oostdam and Pawel Smocyzk (Recruitee), Barend Raaff and Matthijs Metzemaekers (Harver), Wouter Goedhart and Tycho van Paassen (VonQ), Roel Jansen (Usabilla) and Kees de Jong (NLGroeit).
Currently, the company is hiring for various positions across Sales, HR, IT, and Marketing. Check them out here.
Fundraised in October 2021: €4.1M
Founder/s: Jockum Lönnberg, Pauli Laitinen, Rene Vrie
Aito is advancing an integrated finger sensing and haptic touch solution that enables consumer technology brands to build products such as laptops, accessories, display screens, gaming devices, and AR/VR solutions that enhance user experiences based on tactile feedback.
The Dutch company raised €4.1M in a fresh round of funding led by KBC Focus Fund, FORWARD.One, and Innovation Industries.
The company currently has the following open positions – Project Managers, Embedded Software Engineers, Algorithm Developers, Mechanical Engineers, and Test Engineers. For more information, click here.
Fundraised in October 2021: €1.2M
Founder/s: Jeroen Gunter
Contentoo is a content creation platform that caters to the demands for high-quality content in the corporate world. The platform offers a vetted marketplace with 500+ freelance content writers and designers combined with various tools to increase conversion. Last month, the company secured €1.2M in growth capital to continue developing its platform.
Are you looking for a new challenge in the Netherlands? Contentoo is hiring now. Check here.
Fundraised in October 2021: €2.6M
Founder/s: Gideon Richheimer, Luc Demarteau, Stefan Verhoeven, Daan de Cloe
AutoFill is a deep tech data company building automated machine vision for fleets and rail. The company has developed a solution that combines vision technology with multisensor data fusion to identify anomalies and increase the accuracy of quality standards.
The company raised €2.6M in pre-series A funding round led by Innovation Industries with participation from Deeptech Labs, an accelerator initiated by Arm and The University of Cambridge, among others.
Do you have a passion for product, system engineering, and the latest trends in technology/innovation? Autofill is now hiring, click here.