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Interview alumni Startup DISRUBT

Hi Marga, what is the problem your solving? What is your solution?  At DISRUBT, we extend the life of old bike tyres and inner tubes by collecting and turning them into top quality and extremely practical bicycle crates and bags.  We aim to do this on a national scale bringing together science, supply chain and potential consumers. Currently, old bike tyres and inner tubes […]

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Interview App4Talent

Hi Jeftha, can you tell me about your startup? My name is Jeftha Hempel, founder of App4Talent What challenge would you like to solve? What is your solution?  At the moment, the practical assignments and practical experience of students and employees are insufficiently stored and made visible to others. When this is the case, this happens […]

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Interview alumni Startup RecyQ

Hi Richard, can you tell me about your startup? My name is Richard Severin and I am a founder of RecyQ. What is the problem your solving? What is your solution?  Solving the problem of zero waste separation for CO2 reduction. Our solution is a mobile platform around on circular economy interventions for community engagement. How did […]

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Interview alumni startup Wasted

            Hi Sietse, can you tell me about your startup? Yes, my name is Sietse Gronheid I’m the project manager of WASTED. What problem your solving and what is your solution? The city of Amsterdam has one of the lowest recycling rates in the Netherlands. With WASTED we’ve developed a […]

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Startup in Residence Sustainability programme

We are currently preparing the Startup in Residence Sustainability programme. It’s the first time that we will focus on one specific theme, sustainability, and work together with startups that want to make Amsterdam more sustainable. The challenges will cover all possible topics; from recycling waste to new energy sources and from a sustainable sports city […]

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The finales of the PwC Social Impact Lab 2018!

One of our startups, KOPPL, made it to the finals of the PwC Social Impact Lab 2018! KOPPL directly connects the request for personal support to the most relevant organization in the neighborhood, via KOPPL kiosks in public places, an app or online. You can vote for KOPPL to win the PwC Social Impact Lab 2018 […]

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Internship opportunities!

Startup in Residence Amsterdam is looking for two interns to support the team in all its activities. From daily operations to communications and from event management to project support, these are all areas that we could use your help in! Would you like to gain valuable work experience at the largest and most ambitious municipality in […]

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SwiftComply

May 2018. Introducing the new face of SwiftComply in Amsterdam: Lily van Hende. The goal of SwiftComply is to make the restaurant compliance process simpler, easier and better for all parties involved. The first pilot is currently taking place in Centrum, where restaurant owners are asked to give some insight into whether or not they […]

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HappiTech

May 2018. Measuring cardiac rhythms with the camera of your smartphone? HappiTech has developed an app that makes this possible! Together with the OLVG hospital in Amsterdam and the Hartstichting, HappiTech hopes to collect at least 10.000 cardiac measurements, so the algorithms can be properly trained. The goal is to eventually clinically validate the anonymous […]

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LEDSLEAD

May 2018. With a new logo and a new name, the youngest team of SIRA3 is ready for take-off! LEDSLEAD proudly presents their first prototype and invites everyone to join the sprints (literally). With the help of interactive LED technology, you can predetermine your own speed when going for a run, and challenge yourself to […]

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WASTED

March 2018. WASTED started as a community initiative and has been running since 2015 in Stadsdeel Noord. The City of Amsterdam aims to separate waste streams of at least 65 % of its households by 2020. For Startup in Residence Amsterdam, WASTED is tackling the challenge of bulky waste, by encouraging people to recycle their […]

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KOPPL

March 2018. Recently Thuiszorgagenda launched a new project, KOPPL. In Dutch, ‘koppel’ means ‘to link’, and that’s exactly what they do. Recently, the KOPPL team installed their first digital columns in community centres in Stadsdeel Centrum in Amsterdam. Through these columns and the KOPPL website, local residents can send out a request for help, either for medical […]

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SportySpots

March 2018. Want to play a game? SportySpots connects and activates people to play sports by using the open sports infrastructure provided by cities. Their mobile application allows you easy access to join or organise a game with friends or people in your neighbourhood. The demo will be launched in two places in Amsterdam Nieuw-West, namely Overtoomse […]

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TransformCity

March 2018. Transformcity is on a roll! This collaborative urban planning platform is  currently implemented in two of Amsterdam’s largest transformation areas, Amstel III and Sloterdijk II. With the help of Transformcity, a wide range of stakeholders and local government can directly share and discuss data, plans, ideas and resources and collaborate on local projects. The […]

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Startup in Residence 3

How do we motivate people to get physically active and to use existing sports facilities? How can we measure the health of the city and its population in an innovative way? And how do we keep bulky waste off the streets? These questions are examples of challenges that 13 startups will try to solve as […]

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Improving the safety on the canals: Global Guide Systems

After a successful pilot as part of the Startup in Residence programme, Global Guide Systems and Waternet agreed to implement their platform to monitor the ship movement on the canals of the city of Amsterdam. The primary objective is to use it as a tool for intelligence-led enforcement. 

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