Founded in Holland: showcasing Dutch innovation worldwide

In Holland, not only the tulips are flowering. Since the beginning of the 21st century, the Netherlands has shown a flourishing startup scene’. Tim Gouw and Maarten van den Heuvel, founders of Weekly (the Innovation Startup), discussed what a privilege it is to own a startup in the Netherlands. ‘The people in the Netherlands are highly educated, 90 percent of the Dutch can hold a conversation in English and Schiphol airport is a great connection to the rest of the world’, van den Heuvel says in an interview over Skype. They want to present the flourishing startup scene within the Netherlands to the rest of the world.

Tim Gouw & Maarten van den Heuvel
3D print of the tulip icon

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The Netherlands — Holland — has a thriving startup scene. The surge of successful entrepreneurial endeavors has made the region one of Europe’s hottest startup hubs. Part of the global Founded X community.

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