Amsterdam is one of the top ecosystems for startups to grow and thrive.
According to a report published by Dealroom and StartupAmsterdam last year, Amsterdam has created 12 unicorns since 2012 and stands 4th as a startup ecosystem in Europe after London, Berlin, and Paris. To reiterate, a unicorn is a privately held company with a total market valuation of over $1B.
Working at a unicorn can be an exciting opportunity. Hence, we have listed some of the Amsterdam-based unicorns that are hiring right now.
Founder/s: Eugene Danilkis, Frederik Pfisterer and Sofia Nunes
Amsterdam-based SaaS company Mambu helps financial institutions of all sizes to design, launch, service, and scale their banking and lending portfolios.
The company has around 200 customers globally and claims to have 50M end-user accounts on its platform.
Currently, the company is hiring across various positions. Check out their vacancies here.
Founder/s: Pieter van der Does and Arnout Schuijff
Adyen is a payments platform providing end-to-end infrastructure connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and other payment methods. It offers payment services across online, mobile, and in-store channels. Some of its customers include Facebook, Uber, Spotify, Casper, Bonobos, and L’Oréal.
Right now, Adyen has 242 job openings, you can check them out here.
Founder/s: Michiel Muller, Frederik Nieuwenhuys, Joris Beckers, Bas Verheijen
The Amsterdam-based company aims to revolutionise the way people buy groceries. Picnic has developed the modern-day milkman, a mass-market home delivery system for fast-moving consumer goods.
The company controls the entire supply chain and works closely with local suppliers. There are now more than 1000 Picnic delivery cars driving around in about 120 Dutch cities.
Picnic currently has 251 open positions across various teams. Check out the vacancies here.
Just Eat Takeaway
Founder/s: Jitse Groen and Piotr Czajkowski
Just Eat Takeaway claims to be one of the largest online food delivery marketplaces outside China. It is focused on connecting consumers and restaurants through its platforms. The Dutch company also provides its proprietary ‘restaurant delivery’ services to restaurants that do not deliver themselves.
It is connected with nearly 580,000 restaurants and operates in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia, Austria, and many other countries.
Explore your future opportunities at JustEat Takeaway here.
Founder/s: Bram Bastiaansen
ACT Commodities is a trading firm that helps businesses buy and sell environmental commodities for compliance and voluntary purposes. Currently, the company is hiring for various positions. Check out the vacancies that fit your profile here.
Founder/s: Ali Nikam
Bunq is an Amsterdam-based challenger bank that aims to revolutionise the traditional banking industry. The platform allows users to share bank accounts with whomever they want and pay with worldwide Maestro and Mastercards wherever they go.
At present, the company has 66 open positions. Find your match here.
Founder/s: Adrian Mol
Mollie is a payments platform that offers an easy-to-implement process for integrating payments into a site or app. The company aims to make online payment simple for merchants by taking away all complexities. With a simple and clear payments-API, Mollie offers multiple payment methods uniformly.
The Amsterdam company processes payments for more than 125,000 clients with local payment methods such as Mastercard, VISA, Amex, PayPal, and more.
Currently, Mollie is looking out for talented people across Business IT, Engineering, Product, Operations, and other departments. Check the open positions here.
Founder/s: Adriaan Mol and Robert Vis
Messagebird is a cloud platform that powers communication between businesses and their customers globally. The company’s Inbox.ai enables customers to communicate with businesses on any channel including, SMS, Instagram, Whatsapp, Line, Telegram, and more.
Currently, MeesageBird has 64 job openings across Product & Engineering, Carrier Services, Design, and much more. Click here to know more about the vacancies.
Founder/s: Michiel Langezaal and Bart Lubbers
Fastned aims to accelerate the transition to electric mobility by giving freedom to electric drivers. The company owns and operates a network of electric vehicle charging stations in the Netherlands, Germany, and the UK.
The company specialises in developing and operating a fast-charging infrastructure where drivers can charge their electric vehicle with up to 300 km of range in 15 minutes before continuing their journey.
The Amsterdam-based company has 19 open positions. Click here to know more about the vacancies.
Founder/s: Valery Nebesny and Valery Vavilov
Bitfury is a full-service bitcoin and blockchain technology company. Based out of Amsterdam, it is a security and infrastructure provider for the Bitcoin Blockchain.
In addition to that, Bitfury also designs and produces innovative hardware that keeps cryptocurrencies and blockchains secure.
You can check out the vacancies at Bitfury here.
Founder/s: Roger Hodenius, Jan van Kuijk
Flow Traders is a global tech-enabled liquidity provider that specialises in Exchange Traded Products. The fintech company focuses on providing liquidity in financial products both on- and off-exchange across the world.
It designs strategies using publicly available information and non-controversial, simple, and transparent order types.
Check out the vacancies here.
Founder/s: Sander van Deventer
Based out of Amsterdam, uniQure is focused on the research and early development of human gene-based therapies.
The company leverages modular and validated technology platforms to rapidly advance a pipeline of proprietary gene therapies to treat patients with severe genetic diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) and liver.
At present, the company is looking out for talent across various departments. Click here to know more.
Founder/s: Corinne Vigreux and Peter Frans Pauwels
TomTom is a digital mapping and routing company that focuses on car navigation. You can check out their open positions here.