ROCSYS - Winner of the Vectrix Startup Deal of the Year 2023
ROCSYS has secured an impressive series A funding round of €36 million this year. With this amount, they have become the winner of the Vectrix Startup Deal of the Year 2023! They will use the funding to fuel their expansion into Europe and North America, enhancing customer service, manufacturing, and team growth. The funds will also drive research and development for new platform features.
View the list of the 52 nominated startups for the Startup Deal of the Year 2023 here.
Channext - 18th Fastest Growing Tech Company in the Netherlands
Channext has been nominated for the Technology Fast 50 and secured the 18th place. The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 competition annually showcases the fastest-growing technology companies, innovative scale-ups, and promising start-ups in the Netherlands. The winners are recognized for their exceptional growth performance over the last 4 years; they are the drivers of future growth.
Rick, the Founder & CEO of Channext, reacted to their nomination, saying: "In your day-to-day work, you hardly ever realize how fast things are evolving and growing, but this was definitely a pinch-me moment."
View the full ranking of the Technology Fast 50 (2023) here.
Stippl - 100k Users within One Year of Launch and Introduction of Stippl Travel Reels
Stippl has achieved a significant milestone by reaching 100,000 users for their app within just one year of its launch. Additionally, Stippl has introduced their new feature: Stippl Travel Reels. With Stippl Travel Reels, you can effortlessly create captivating video summaries of your adventures and share them with the world!
Focus - Secured a New Seed Round of €1 Million
Focus has secured a new seed funding round of €1 million, invested by Quote 500 member Pieter Schoen. Pieter said that he would have loved to invest more in the team at Focus BV, but they only wanted to hand over a small stake. This reflects their confidence in their model, which predicts emerging technologies based on patents. The investment allows Focus to serve more customers and expand their team.
NextOcean - Installation of the Next Ocean System on the World’s Largest Vessel
Next Ocean has recently installed and commissioned its state-of-the-art system on board the world's largest vessel, the Pioneering Spirit from Allseas! This marks a significant milestone as Next Ocean continues to revolutionize the maritime sector with its advanced wave prediction technology. This collaboration sets a new standard by highlighting the crucial role of accurate wave prediction.
Authic Labs - Partners with Carbify to Develop Innovative Blockchain Applications
Authic Labs has partnered with Carbify to develop innovative blockchain applications. Carbify, a leader in on-chain carbon compensation, provides alternative solutions to existing carbon market offsets and methodologies. Together, they aim to rebuild the Amazon Rainforest with Blockchain Carbon Debit Tokens. Carbify will support Authic Labs and its client base in achieving complete carbon-neutrality. Simultaneously, Authic will serve as a technical partner, bolstering Carbify’s pursuits.
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