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Building the ecosystem, communities and a thriving startup ecosystem in the Netherlands.

We are the network for the Dutch startup ecosystem

Technology may be the key to the future, but it's the people behind it that unlock its true potential. We're a team dedicated to breaking down the barriers for startup success in the Netherlands.


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  • Techleap.nl Action plan 2021

    Techleap.nl Action plan 2021

    Read our Action plan 2021 to understand better what Techleap.nl is doing on a daily basis. Our ultimate goal is to accelerate drivers and remove the barriers to entrepreneurial success. But how we do it and with who? Download now the Action plan 2021 to get the answers.

  • Flattening the climate curve: Startup Report 2020

    Flattening the climate curve: Startup Report 2020

    Learn more about the challenges faced by Dutch tech companies attempting to flatten the climate curve, the ecosystem around them and what we can do to create the best environment for them to scale.

  • Market Expansion Report: Energy Edition

    Market Expansion Report: Energy Edition

    Find out how scaleups and startups can expand abroad while further flattening the climate curve. 

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  • Dutch Tech Debate

    In the run-up to the elections, Techleap.nl and the Dutch Startup Association are organising a TV election debate on March 2, live on RTLZ. Learn more via the link.

  • Key highlights of the 2021 Techleap.nl Summit

    In this article, we've compiled a summary of key highlights for those who haven't attended all the summit sessions.

  • Rise programme - Meet Batch #3

    We’re delighted to introduce the third batch of the Rise programme: BOTS, ChannelEngine, Convious, Crisp, Meetingselect, Media Distillery, SocialDatabase, SwipeGuide, Plotwise, and Wonderflow.

  • Go Global

    GoGlobal has been created for all ambitious entrepreneurs that want to expand their business abroad and become a serious player in the international business markets. This website is your one and only ultimate guide on global expansion with valuable data and interactive maps, regional insights, video tips from fellow Dutch entrepreneurs, checklist and must-knows. And much more!

  • Let's #KickstartNL, read our election manifesto

    Signed by over 200+ investors, startups and ecosystem builders, understand our collaborative vision for the future of the Dutch Startup Ecosystem and the policy changes we see having an impact!

  • Check our vacancies and make an impact on the startup ecosystem

    Our team is dedicated to make the Netherlands “a unicorn nation”. We help the next generation of tech leaders with unique programs to give founders of tech companies access to technology, talent, capital and markets.