“We are an AirBnB for x” is the most heard phrase listening to pitches. With the rise of marketplaces, we thought it would be handy for founders, corporates and VC’s to have an up to date landscape overview of the key Dutch marketplaces. High res version is here available. If we miss startups, will you let us know via https://goo.gl/forms/EXHhS5EaZ26h4hr32?
Do you have ambition to work at a venture capital fund? Or do you like working with startups or had your own startup before?
Peak Capital has an internship program for the best candidates to learn the ins and outs of venture capital, start ups, founders, teams, business models, growth hacking, etc. You will work closely with the team of Peak Capital.
Amsterdam, 1 December 2017 – This week, CheapCargo, the leading comparison site for sending parcels, has been taken over by PostNL. It concerns a full acquisition of the shares. CheapCargo has been an investment by Peak Capital since 2010. The company will continue to exist independently under the guidance of its current management.
The latest Tech Venture Capital landscape with all investors active in the Netherlands to help founders to find the right Venture Capital for their startup. Continuously updated by the team of Peak Capital. High res version is available here. Updates on the listings is possible via our form. Happy hunting;)
Utrecht, 1 november 2017 – De Utrechtse start-up United Wardrobe ontvangt een kapitaalinjectie van 1 miljoen euro van investeringsfonds Peak Capital. United Wardrobe is in korte tijd uitgegroeid tot de grootste kledingmarktplaats in Nederland en België. Verdeeld over beide landen zijn maandelijks vierhonderdduizend leden actief welke gezamenlijk meer dan 750.000 kledingstukken te koop aanbieden. De investering wordt gebruikt om in het internationale marktaandeel te vergroten.
Peak Capital is frequently visiting events to help the entrepreneurial community and to meet startups. You can meet us there for a short chat without appointment. Office Hours are organised every two weeks. Here you can drink a coffee/tea/beer with us and discuss your growth, finding developers, founder struggles to funding questions 😉 Participation is via a form that will be made available a week before the event.
I admit, Part 1 was quite theoretical and perhaps too much about me personally – hey, it was you who decided to read it after all, so don’t blame me too much. But I aim to make it up to you now: I believe that true valuable blogs come with easy insights on ‘what to do then’, and do not stop at drunken bar discussions at 3am. So here are ’10 brain tools’ that I continuously use – or try to use – in my life: Continue reading
I am a big fan of reading blogs of inspiring people; admittedly most are venture capitalists like Tom Tunguz, Fred Destin and Christoph Janz. Having wandered around in this space for a while now, I felt it was my time to also share some thoughts with the world (or at least the few people who actually read this – thanks mom, appreciated).
Most people that know me probably would expect that my first blog ever would talk about data, sales strategies or fundraising for your startup. But all of those are means to an end. So, what then is this end, I asked myself.
“We are an Uber for x” is the most heard phrase listening to pitches. With the rise of marketplaces, we thought it would be handy for founders, corporates and VC’s to have an up to date landscape overview of the key Dutch marketplaces. High res version is here available. Editable powerpoint version available on request. We would love to get your feedback to improve the quality via twitter #NLMarketplaceMap, firstname.lastname@example.org or below. If we miss startups, will you let us know?