Founded News #8

We will guide you through the latest news of the Frisian ecosystem for startups and scale-ups. At a glance you will find the highlights of last week!

Ons ecosysteem

438 million from European funds for northern provinces

State Secretary Mona Keijzer announced in a regional consultation that Friesland, Drenthe and Groningen will receive 438 million euros from European funds. This money is intended for innovation within SMEs and to create jobs within sustainable energy.   


New report about market expansion of energy startups

From a study with Dutch energy startups, Techleap published a report regarding their market expansion. All insights and a case study on minimizing the climate curve are available here.


9 startups on to Startup in Residence northern Netherlands

 The very first edition of Startup in Residence northern Netherlandsshows good results so far. The assessment phase is finished. The result: 9 startups are permitted to participate in the program. The startups will be presented during a celebratory kick-off on December 17th. Book your ticket via this link. 


The winner of the Jonge Ondernemersprijs is...

During a livestream final, the winner of the Jonge Ondernemersprijsgot announced yesterday evening. With his company Remarketed, his goal is to reduce the impact on the environment through smart reuse of electronic devices. Congratulations! 


Dewulf reveals self-propelled potato harvester

Last Friday, the Enduro, the potato harvester equipped with the latest technology, was unveiled by Dewulf BV. The high-tech company from Winsum worked hard on it for two years. Wonderful innovation from this partner of Innovatiecluster Drachten! Watch the reveal video here.


Ranking Fast 50 and FD Gazelles published

Fast-growing companies deserve to be recognized. That is why Deloitte Technology and the Financieel Dagblad annually chart a ranking of the fastest growing (tech) companies in the Netherlands. Acquaint came 22nd in the Fast 50 and Cloud++ achieved 40th place. The ranking of the FD Gazellen (North region) is available here.  


Listen tip

To end your week, you can finish with this tip: Founder Talks #14 by Founded in Groningen about capital.