List of Dutch startups to follow in 2020
Sifted created a selection of the most promising tech startups across Europe, based on the amount of capital they raised, their hiring tempo and how formative they have been to the startup ecosystems around them. AIN.TECH publishes the list of Dutch companies to watch in 2020.
Founded: In 2014 by Dmitriy Zaporozhets and Sytse Sijbrandij
GitLab is an open core company, which develops an open-source, code-collaboration platform. It offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, wikis, and more, along with continuous integration and deployment tools, enabling users to create, review and deploy codes.
Founded: In 2015 by Frederik Nieuwenhuys, Joris Beckers, and Michiel Muller
Picnic operates an online platform and an app created to provide grocery supermarket services at low prices. The startup targets middle-income shoppers and is the first to offer free delivery of groceries in the Netherlands.
Founded: In 2009 by Bas Beerens, Rinke Visser, and Ronald Hans
Founded as a file-sharing service, WeTransfer has also developed additional tools for the creative community, such as the app for saving and sharing Collect, the immersive sketching tool Paper, and the collaborative presentation tool Paste.
Founded: In 2011 by Adriaan Mol and Robert Vis
MessageBird is a developer of customer service software that is aimed to simplify the omnichannel customer communications. It already connects over 15,000 enterprises to their global customers through SMS, Voice and Chat APIs on channels like Live Chat, WhatsApp, Voice.
Founded: In 2018 by Henri Moissinac and Maxim Romain
Dott is a micromobility startup that offers dockless, shared electrical scooters, and bikes as alternatives for short-distance travel. Currently, it operates in Germany, Belgium, France and Italy with plans to expand to the UK.
Founded: In 2012 by Ali Niknam
Bunq is a sustainable challenger bank that calls itself as the Bank of The Free because of its aim to give its users full control of their money. Providing typical banking services, the fintech, however, does not offer a credit line. Bunq is currently running in 30 European markets.