There has been a rise in the popularity of electric scooters: sales have increased by 2.5 times year-on-year, reports Business Insider NL, quoting figures from the RAI Vereniging, BOVAG and RDC. This means 9.2 per cent of all scooters sold in 2018 so far are electric.
The cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht all run varied schemes to promote social enterprise and social purchasing. To raise awareness of social enterprise at local and national level, the four cities are now joining forces in a three-day campaign: The Impact Days. From 15 to 17 November, social enterprises, organisations and cities will run a range of activities for different target groups.
Female-led startups from all over Europe came to Amsterdam for the finals of TheNextWomen Pitch Competition 2018.