Startup mentors in Amsterdam

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Katya Sivkova

B2B Marketing strategist | Helping SaaS companies scale🚀
For over 6 years I've been helping fast-growing tech companies to develop their growth marketing strategy, launch large-scale marketing initiatives and run demand generation campaigns.

Srinivas Kumar

Global Performance Digital Marketing Manager
I am an experienced Performance digital marketing leader with deep expertise in paid acquisition campaigns and breadth of experiences in strategic marketing, digital strategy, marketing metrics and people management.

Mohamed El Hannaoui

Growth Marketer & Demand Gen Expert @ ShaleProfile
Full-Stack growth marketer with solid technical skills focusing on building hyper-growth lead generation/customer acquisition strategies. + 9 years of experience in the performance marketing space encompassing customer side, agency and freelance roles within various industries (B2B/B2C).
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Sharon Sciammas

Sharon Sciammas Helping platforms, marketplaces & communities to grow 🌍
I help platforms, and communities to build the right growth strategies that take into consideration the WHOLE business.

Felice van Steenbergen

Strategic Growth Marketing Specialist
Hi there👋 My name is Felice and I enable growth by combining data with my background in marketing and international business development. Through this process, companies and teams get insights about their customers' behaviour and learn how to improve their products and services. How may I help you?

Denise Edwards

Founder & CEO @
Hi there, I'm Denise and my focus is on helping you with the following: Growth Marketing GTM Strategy Product Market Fit Fundraising

Bjarn Brunenberg

CRO & Experimentation Lead
Hi, I am Bjarn. As Experiment Lead @TomTom, I geek out about the processes around experimentation. +5 years of experience gave me superpowers in CRO, A/B testing and experiment management. I am here to guide fellow (growth) marketers how to do experimentation right.

Tijmen van der Meer

Growth Hacker - I help with growth loops and technical marketing - Google Tag Manager + GA4
How can I be of service? 👀 You are a creator, a business owner with a bold mission, you offer something of value to the world 🌎 You want to work with someone you can trust. A mentor on your path of growth. A partner on a strategic level. A creative and technical Marketeer. Nice to meet you

Marc Meyer

Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)
Tech enthusiast with a decade of experience and an exceptional track record. I've led cross-functional global teams in Marketing and Sales at companies small and large. Known as an adaptable problem solver with an energetic passion for growth, positioning and customer experience.

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Amsterdam Startup Ecosystem

By value of companies founded since 2000, Amsterdam is Europe’s #3. The city is home to two of Europe’s most valuable startups – and Adyn, with health tech and edtech the fastest growing sectors in the city.

The city has a long history of tech innovation. Did you know Dutchman Guido van Rossum invented the python coding language in 1989? and Tomtom are some of the original tech companies that made the city home.

From vertical farming to lab-grown meats, these days Amsterdam is a hub for the innovation of agricultural technologies. Amsterdam’s Ag Tech and food startups are the second-best in Europe (based on a ranking that considers funding, performance and talent).

Ag Tech companies from outside Holland, such as Meatless Farm, also have hubs in Amsterdam.

The high density of startups in the city makes Amsterdam an excellent place for founders and those looking for roles at startups. According to Dealroom, the city is home to almost 3,000 startups at different stages.

One of the difficulties in the Amsterdam startup ecosystem is the struggle to attract the level of international investment that startups in London and Berlin do. Amsterdam startups see most of their investment coming from local sources.

Multilingual companies and events mean the language isn’t a barrier to becoming an active member of Amsterdam’s vibrant startup scene.

If you’re looking for a startup mentor in Amsterdam, check out our mentors there.

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