The Amsterdam-based tech startup 5miles is receiving €750,000 from angel investors. 5miles offers daily ‘micro-learning’ functions, with which professionals can improve their data, analytical and presentation skills in five minutes. Its clients include ABN AMRO, Achmea and KPMG. One of the main investors is Chris Hall, founder and CEO of Bynder.


The Innovatiefonds NH (Innovation Fund Noord-Holland) has loaned Airchip €296,000 to develop a mobile payment and ticketing platform for festivals and other events. The system is meant to replace the payment system using plastic coins, which is currently used by many festivals in the Netherlands.


Amsterdam-based AI startup Dashmote is getting €2.5 million in funding from American and Chinese investors. Dashmote’s technology analyses images to help companies better understand their target group and assess markets. Its clients include Heineken, Coca-Cola, Unilever and L’Oréal.

Frame Therapeutics

Life sciences startup Frame Therapeutics, founded in December 2018 and based at Amsterdam Science Park, has received a prestigious €50,000 SME instruments grant. The grant is aimed at helping Frame strengthen its business strategy towards market entry with personalised and off-the-shelf cancer vaccines for all cancer patients. The SME instruments funding is available for “top-class innovators, entrepreneurs, small companies and scientists.” Frame now wants to grow from an early startup to a clinical-stage company.


The social travel app Soulpicks has received €1.25 million in funding from a range of investors. The app lets users automatically share their travels, experiences and locations with friends and family.  

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