Northern Netherlands Startup News roundup

The Northern Netherlands has always been a hub of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. With its vibrant startup scene, the region is home to some of the most promising young companies in the country. In this article, we take a look at some of the exciting developments in the world of entrepreneurship in the region.

Staxxer Raises Over 1 Million Euros in Funding Round

It's awesome to see that Staxxer, a scale-up based in Groningen and Nijmegen, has raised over 1 million euros in their latest funding round! Staxxer is on a mission to revolutionize the e-commerce industry by automating VAT obligations across Europe. The scale-up has received investments from the NVNOM, G-Force capital, and two Angels, showcasing the potential of the startup and the trust of investors.

Flow Selected as One of the FD Talents 2023

Frisian startup Flow is part of the FD talents 2023! The startup helps you to save, budget, and invest automatically so you can feel relaxed and secure about your money. According to the FD, co-founder Daan van Klinken is one of the biggest talents of 2023! This recognition is well-deserved, and we look forward to seeing Flow's growth and expansion. Nominated for Startup of the Year 2023, a Frisian startup, has been nominated for Startup of the Year 2023! The startup has an innovative approach to making paper based on farming waste intelligent by adding chips, sensors, and printed batteries. An accompanying cloud platform makes the smart paper part of the Internet of Everything. Unfortunately was not the winner of the price, but It's great to see this recognition for a Northern Netherlands startup, and we wish them continued success.

Hydraloop Featured in Techleap Video

Techleap recently made a fantastic video about Hydraloop! The Fisian water tech company offers a sustainable solution to the growing global water scarcity problem by providing a way to recycle water without sacrificing comfort. Their solution recycles ‘gray water’ (shower water, sink water, etc.) into usable water. The video showcases their innovative approach and highlights the importance of their work. Check the video here (link).

Pulmotech Secures New Investment

Pulmotech, a startup from Groningen, has secured a new investment that will allow them to bring workflow-friendly esophageal pressure measurements to clinical practice with a CE-marked device. After receiving a previous investment round from Carduso Capital, the Northern development agency also decided to invest, demonstrating the potential of the company.


The Northern Netherlands is a hotbed of innovation and entrepreneurship, and we're thrilled to see such exciting developments from the startups in the region. From Staxxer to Flow to to Hydraloop to Pulmotech, each startup is tackling a unique problem with an innovative solution. We can't wait to see what the future holds for these promising companies and the region as a whole.