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Created in 2015, StartupAmsterdam is an action programme run by the City of Amsterdam that brings the public and private sectors together to support the startups, scale-ups, entrepreneurs and other players in the local ecosystem. By taking part in dozens of projects and initiatives promoting innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship, it’s helped the Dutch capital become a major player in the global scene.



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Joël Dori, Startup Liaison at StartupAmsterdam, posted

Join the #HacktheCrisis hackathon! 3 - 5 April

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COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. Humanity is facing significant health and economic challenges, and we need to find ways to tackle them. That’s why – inspired by the #hackthecrisis global movement – TNW and Innofest Nederland initiated a volunteer-led online innovation marathon in the Netherlands co-organised with us StartupAmsterdam, Startupbootcamp, Brain Fuel, Women in AI, GoodUp, Hoax, Smart Camels event design, and EY.

This hackathon will focus on finding solutions in the fields of patient care, protection for medical and sanitary staff at the hospitals, virus containment, and digital solutions for people and businesses during social distancing, among others.

The application form is still open for participants, mentors and partners. So bring in your skillset, open up your network, and let's #HacktheCrisis together!

👉 Sign up now:

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Alexandra Belicova, Partnerships & Events Lead at StartupAmsterdam, posted

Opportunity for mobility startups to exhibit at New Mobility World in Hannover, SEP20-27

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For the second time, the New Mobility World together with Startup Sesame, are calling on national and international startups to apply for the startup challenge – the NMW Lab18.

Is your startup looking to leave an unparalleled mark in the areas of future mobility, transport & logistics? Then the NMW Lab18 is the way to go! Please share this opportunity with relevant startups.

New Mobility World is one of the world's largest interdisciplinary events for future mobility, transport, and logistics, that will take place in Germany, SEP20-27, 2018. The focus will be on the six core themes Urban Logistics, Transportation Services, Alternative Powertrains, Advanced Materials, Automated Driving, and Connected Vehicle.

Apply before JUL15!

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Joël Dori, Startup Liaison at StartupAmsterdam, posted

project: a round two!

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project: a (short for invites global tech talent to come work and live in Amsterdam. 10 awesome Amsterdam-based companies are looking for the best-of-the-best tech pros: software engineers, data analysts, PHP developers, data engineers and other ICT experts.

What makes this different from your average job board? The top 10 candidates will be flown into Amsterdam for 5 days in May, 2018: with their flights and accommodation covered, plus a FREE 2-day ticket to The Next Web Conference.

Please share this great project with your contacts in Russia, Europe, the Bay area, or even people who already live in the Netherlands -> if they bring the expertise, Amsterdam will bring the hospitality.

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Alexandra Belicova, Partnerships & Events Lead at StartupAmsterdam, posted

Amsterdam is calling for the world's tech talent!

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{project: a} is a global recruitment campaign that aims to attract international tech talent, as well as brand Amsterdam as THE #1 Tech Hub to work and live in. Ten companies - TomTom, Adyen, Picnic, bloomon,, Bynder, Growth Tribe, Squla, 3D Hubs and Alliander - have each provided us with a vacancy/project that requires excellent tech expertise, and we really need your help in spreading the word!

If you are or you know anyone abroad in the tech sector: software engineers, business analysts, data scientists, AI experts -> please direct them at And be quick! The application deadline is SEP25, 2017!

When you apply to one (or more) of our 10 projects, you get a chance to be selected as one of the top 10 candidates to be flown to Amsterdam for 5 days in October, meet our tech scene, meet your potential employer and attend WorldSummitAI as a VIP guest - all this for ZERO expenses!

You can spread the message in several ways:

1) Share the teaser video from StartupAmsterdam's Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn pages. The video is now pinned to the top of all 3 pages.
2) Leverage the “Press” footer button on the website that has: the official press release, logos and visuals
3) Create your own post but include the official hashtag: #definewhatsnext_ (with underscore) and the website:

Thank you for helping us make Amsterdam's tech scene stronger than ever!

Kind regards,
The project: a team.

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