Northern Netherlands most investments in online companies

Nothern Netherlands most investments in online companiesThree of the five biggest investments in online Dutch companies have been made in companies in the Northern Netherlands. Catawiki, AppMachine and HackerOne received funding to help them to expand.

The online auction house Catawiki in Assen received a sum of 85 million dollars from investors to put its huge growth on the right track. Last year the company was employing just 20 people, and that has now risen to 224.

Investors injected 25 million dollars into the Groningen-based HackerOne, and AppMachine in Heerenveen received 15 million dollars. That places the three companies in the national top 5. Zoomin.tv is the national leader with an investment of 88 million euros.

Source: Leeuwarder Courant / Dagblad van het Noorden