July 19, 2024
This week in Dutch tech


Hallo, Netherlands! Welcome to TNW’s first weekly round-up of tech news from our glorious home country.

As we count down to TNW conference in Amsterdam on June 20 and 21, we’re ramping up our coverage of the Dutch IT sector. We’d also love to hear your thoughts on the local ecosystem. Drop us a line if you want to showcase your startup, share a digital tip, or just tell us your deepest, darkest secrets. 

In the meantime, let’s get to the news.

What we’re writing

  1. Chip giant ASML plans Eindhoven expansion in big win for Dutch tech
  2. ‘Airbnb for cars’ platform SnappCar changes hands in bid for further growth

What we’re reading

  1. Legrand to buy Dutch healthtech firm for over €500mn (Bloomberg)
  2. Amsterdam’s Rodeo Software faces bankruptcy after fraud investigation (Het Financieele Dagblad)
  3. Google invests $640mn in new data centre in Netherlands (Reuters)
  4. Amsterdam fintech unicorn Mollie is now 20 years old: Key takeaways from 2023 financial results (Silicon Canals)

Dutch startup of the week: Meatable

The farm of the future? Credit: Meatable