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Artwork by Jean Jullien.

What I’ve learned from digging into the Dutch startup scene.

I’ve spent the last couple of months in a frenzy; digging through, analyzing and interpreting the Dutch startup scene. I scraped through roughly 13.786 tweets from the most visible startups in the Netherlands. I searched for specific patterns in their social and linking behavior. Also, I tried to grasp the overal tone of voice, analyzed the content and media sources that were shared the most.

It was a hell of a job, but somebody had to do it.

Finally, I stumbled upon what I would coin ‘the Dutch startup scene’: an ‘online’ network of young internet companies, founders and startup experts that use a similar storytelling to describe a way of thinking in how their business should grow. …


Rosa Boon

Freelance Creative consultant | Mischief Maker | @Hyperisland Alumni |

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