We have stepped into 2020 and it is that time of the year when people take up New Year resolutions and oaths. It could be anything such as the intention to get in shape, have healthy food, travel the world, live a stress-free life or anything. However, keeping up with a New Year’s resolution happens to be impossible or at least highly difficult for many.
This is where some tech startups help you stay focused and achieve your aspirations for the year 2020 and beyond despite your mind being occupied with umpteen things. With the help of these Dutch tech startups, you can keep up headstrong with your New Year resolutions. Just read through the list of useful startups that you should follow this year.
Apps to organise and save your money in 2020!
Well, investments and savings are very important aspects to have a great life. Whatever be the amount, it is essential to save some for your future. These are some Dutch fintech startups that help you achieve your financial goals in 2020.
VIVE is a smart investment app, which helps you realise invest for various purposes such as tuition for your kids, an international vacation, a pension plan supplement or simple capital accumulation. It provides you with an understanding of your financial stability.
Peaks app helps you invest and attain financial freedom. It is for everyone to be it pros in the stock market or someone who is new to the investment market. It lets you invest as little money as you want via a bank account.
BUX founded in Amsterdam in 2014 by Nick Bortot makes it easy and affordable to invest money. With the introduction of BUX Zero, the company makes commission-free investing possible and lets users invest in brands and companies they want to via its easy to use app.
For gym resolutioners
Well, getting into shape is one of the common New Year resolutions taken by people. Earlier, the fitness industry was confined to the traditional gym setups. Now, the industry has witnessed a major transformation and is heading to the next level with startups such as Onefit.
The Amsterdam-based startup founded by Serge Brabander and Camille Richardson in 2013 is known as the ‘Netflix’ of gyms and provides access to the coolest and premium gyms and fitness studios in Europe. It disrupts the fitness industry by providing a system that lets individuals workout from anywhere. Onefit lets you choose workouts ranging from boxing, swimming, bootcamp, yoga, etc.
Next in the list is Virtuagym founded by brothers Paul and Hugo Braam in 2009. It is a personal trainer in your pocket, which lets users track and monitor their activity. Individuals have to set a goal and work out, eat or plan accordingly.
Manage calendars efficiently
Delft-based Calendar42 offers a one-of-a-kind tool that brings innovation to organisation. Integrated with advanced features for scheduling and planning, it provides a breath of fresh air designed for the modern lifestyle of the entrepreneurs, enterprise professionals, etc.
Stress busters are essential
In the current competitive lifestyle, there are many options that help people relieve stress and ensure better mental health. Especially, many innovative startups have come up with apps and platfors that help in stress management. Eindhoven-based AlphaBeats is one such startup that has enables stress management. AlphaBeats uses the listener’s favourite music and amplifies it into ‘mental meds’ using neurofeedback and implicit learning.
Clear based in Amsterdam was founded by Piet Hein van Dam in 2019. It conducts an evidence-based personalised nutrition program letting users choose foods, promote their health, and manage their weight. It also tracks exercise, nutrition, sleep and stress biomarkers using wearables.
Psylaris is a Maastricht-based startup that intends to change mental healthcare by providing latest technology. Its products and services use Virtual Reality to let therapists treat patients in a safer and more convenient manner. Its Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) form of therapy helps treat patients suffering from trauma and bad memory.
Time to adopt healthy food habits
Healthy and nutritious food is the key factor for a healthy life. Ensuring good health of consumers, Dutch tech startup NutriLeads founded in 2012 is a dynamic clinical-stage company involved in developing crop-derived food ingredients. These have been proven to have health benefits and are naturally sustainable.
GreenFood50 based in Wageningen operates since 2014. This startup develops, produces, and supplies innovative quinoa ingredients for sustainable, tasty, and healthy food. The quinoa ingredients that the company produces are used in sports and active health nutrition, bakery products, beverages, healthy snack bars, etc. It uses the latest technologies for the same.
Besides these, there are some notable food tech startups such as MosaMeat and Meatless that have revolutionised the meat industry. You can get to know about these meat substitutes from here.
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