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25 Leading Venture Capital Firms in Amsterdam

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
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Updated: 
November 2, 2022
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The venture capital ecosystem in Amsterdam has undergone major growth over the last decade.

In this article, you will find some of the top venture capital firms in Amsterdam investing across various sectors and industries.

25 Venture Capital Firms in Amsterdam

1) Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play provides an array of services including accelerators, mentorships, and capital to entrepreneurs of all backgrounds.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Canada, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Morocco, Germany, Turkey, South Africa, Italy, France, China, Japan, South Korea
  • City: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, São Paulo, Topeka, Toronto, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Basel, Ben Guerir, Cairo, Geneva, Hamburg, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Bangkok, Beijing, Kyōto, Ōsaka, Seoul, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Ali Safavi, Jackie Hernandez, Saeed Amidi
  • Industries: DTC, Enterprise, Fintech, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, InsurTech, IoT, Media, Transportation, Hardware, Proptech & Real Estate, Supply Chain & Logistics, Climate & Sustainability, Travel & Hospitality, Agriculture, Energy
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 1447
  • Number of exits: 140
  • Funds raised: $45,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Truebill, Honey, Life360

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at investment@plugandplaytechcenter.com.

2) Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland is a government organisation that provides investment support and opportunities for founders looking to build their businesses in Ireland.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland, Germany, Hungary, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Czechia, United Kingdom, Belgium, Poland, Brazil, USA, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya
  • City: Dublin, Düsseldorf, Budapest, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan, Stockholm, Madrid, Prague, London, Brussels, Warsaw, São Paulo, Austin, Toronto, New York, Dubai, Sydney, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Beijing, Mumbai, Seoul, Riyadh, Lagos, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Shannon, København
  • Started in: 1998
  • Industries: Life Sciences, Industrial
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Maximum check size: €50,000
  • Number of investments: 686
  • Number of exits: 78
  • Funds raised: €216,100,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Profitero, Immersive VR Education, Invinity Energy Systems PLC

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at equitydept@enterprise-ireland.com.

3) Antler

Antler

Antler is a venture capital firm providing early-stage investments and global residency programs to support founders worldwide.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Singapore, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Portugal, United Kingdom, Spain, Norway, France, Sweden, Australia, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, South Korea, Japan, USA, Canada, Kenya
  • City: Berlin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Oslo, Stockholm, Paris, Bangalore, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Seoul, Tokyo, Austin, Boulder, New York, São Paulo, Toronto, Nairobi, Sydney
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Magnus Grimeland,Fridtjof Berge, Dilan Mizrakli Landgraff, Vegard Medbo, Jussi Salovaara
  • Industries: AI & ML, Consumer, Crypto & Blockchain, Cybersecurity, E-Commerce, Fintech, SaaS, Gaming, Proptech & Real Estate, Internet & Mobile, Food & Beverage, Supply Chain & Logistics, Healthcare, Media
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 365
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Funds raised: $82,200,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: ChatFood, Baselime, Genuine Taste

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@antler.co.

4) Rockstart

Rockstart

Rockstart focuses on pre-seed to series B investment opportunities in energy, agrifood and emerging tech domains.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands, Colombia, Denmark
  • City: Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Bogotá
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Oscar Kneppers, Koen Wagemakers, Rune Theill, Don Ritzen
  • Industries: Agriculture, Energy, Industrial, Big Data & Analytics, Healthcare, AI & ML, Crypto & Blockchain, IoT, Smart Cities
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A, Series B, Pre-Seed
  • Minimum check size: €100,000
  • Maximum check size: €250,000
  • Number of investments: 270
  • Number of exits: 8
  • Funds raised: €140,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Wercker, Hubs, iClinic

You can find their website here.

5) QED Investors

QED Investors

Based in Virginia, QED exclusively invests in fintech companies across the U.S., the U.K. and Latin America.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: United Kingdom, USA, Austria, Canada, Sweden, China, Brazil, India, Mexico, Ireland, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Netherlands
  • City: Washington, Vienna, Vancouver, Shanghai, Seattle, São Paulo, Santa Monica, San Jose, San Francisco, San Diego, Rio de Janeiro, Quebec City, Pune, Overland Park, Oakland, New York, Mumbai, Montréal, Miami, Mexico City, Los Angeles, London, Houston, Dublin, Denver, Chicago, Buenos Aires, Boston, Bogotá, Bethesda, Bangalore, Austin, Atlanta, Mesa, Amsterdam, Alexandria, Alexandria, Porto Alegre
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Caribou Honig, Frank Rotman, Nigel Morris
  • Industries: Creator Economy, Crypto & Blockchain, Fintech, Education, Healthcare, InsurTech, Marketplace, Proptech & Real Estate, E-Commerce, Advertising, Human Resources
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $5,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $15,000,000
  • Number of investments: 260
  • Number of exits: 33
  • Funds raised: $4,800,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Shop Circle, Solfácil, Zubale

You can find their website here.

6) Peak

Peak

Peak is a European investment fund for early-stage SaaS and marketplace companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2007
  • Founders: Johan Van Mil
  • Industries: SaaS, Marketplace
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Minimum check size: €250,000
  • Maximum check size: €4,000,000
  • Number of investments: 69
  • Number of exits: 13
  • Funds raised: €66,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Breyta, Channable, Open Social

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at opportunity@peakcapital.nl.

7) Finch

Finch

Finch is a seed-stage VC firm that specializes in fintech and insurtech investments.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Hans de Back, Radboud Vlaar
  • Industries: Fintech, InsurTech, Proptech & Real Estate, Healthcare
  • Stages: Seed
  • Minimum check size: €2,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 59
  • Number of exits: 5
  • Funds raised: €300,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Trussle, Knip, Twisto

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@finchcapital.com.

8) Goodwell Investments

Goodwell Investments

Goodwell Investments is an early-stage investment fund backing founders serving underserved communities in India and Africa.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands, Kenya
  • City: Nairobi, Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2005
  • Founders: Wilhelmus Van Der Beek
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, Agriculture, Fintech
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: $250,000
  • Maximum check size: $5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 58
  • Number of exits: 15
  • Funds raised: $70,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: MFS Africa, Inclusivity Solutions, Tomato jos

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@goodwell.nl.

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9) Endeit Capital BV

Endeit Capital BV

Endeit Capital is a late-stage venture capital firm providing growth equity to European companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Sweden, Netherlands, Germany
  • City: Hamburg, Stockholm, Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Hubert Deitmers
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, AI & ML
  • Stages: Growth
  • Minimum check size: €5,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 47
  • Number of exits: 28
  • Funds raised: €303,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Happeo. Roamler, Floryn

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@endeit.se.

10) Endure Capital

Endure Capital

Headquartered in the US, Endure Capital is a founder-focused early-stage investor.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt, Netherlands, USA, United Arab Emirates
  • City: Cairo, Amsterdam, Palo Alto, Dubai
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Tarek Fahim
  • Industries: Healthcare, E-Commerce, Marketplace, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Maximum check size: $14,000,000
  • Number of investments: 46
  • Number of exits: 4
  • Funds raised: $80,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Dapi, Breadfast, Tribal

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@endurecap.com.

11) Prime Ventures

Prime Ventures

Prime Ventures invests in European companies across marketplaces, SaaS, fintech, consumer and deep tech domains.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands, United Kingdom
  • City: Amsterdam, Cambridge, London
  • Started in: 1999
  • Founders: Sake Bosch
  • Industries: Marketplace, SaaS, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Consumer, Fintech, Cybersecurity, Proptech & Real Estate
  • Stages: Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Minimum check size: €10,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €50,000,000
  • Number of investments: 45
  • Number of exits: 24
  • Funds raised: €750,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Falcon.io, Cint, Takeaway.com

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@primeventures.com.

12) Gapminder VC

Gapminder VC

GapMinder is a Dutch investment fund targeting SaaS companies across Romania and CEE.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Dan Mihaescu, Sergiu Rosca
  • Industries: SaaS, AI & ML, Big Data & Analytics, Marketing, Cybersecurity, Healthcare, Fintech
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Maximum check size: €1,500,000
  • Number of investments: 45
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: €45,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Flip, Deepstash, Cartloop

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@gapminder.vc.

13) Axivate Capital

Axivate Capital

Axivate Capital is an investment firm backing Dutch and European founders building companies in the fields of digital media, e-commerce, the Internet and leisure.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Bas Rasker
  • Industries: Media, E-Commerce, Travel & Hospitality, Internet & Mobile
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: €1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 41
  • Number of exits: 17
  • 3 remarkable investments: Jmango360, Neurocast, Dealconomy

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@axivate.com.

14) Inovo Venture Partners

Inovo Venture Partners

Inovo Venture Partners is a sector-agnostic seed investor for CEE companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland, Netherlands, Luxembourg
  • City: Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Warsaw
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Tomasz Swieboda
  • Industries: Developer Tools, AI & ML, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Healthcare, SaaS, Enterprise
  • Stages: Seed
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Maximum check size: €4,000,000
  • Number of investments: 38
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: €54,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Booksy, Tidio, Zowie

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at bohdan@inovo.vc.

15) Newion

Newion

Newion is an early-stage VC firm that exclusively invests in B2B software companies from early to growth stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2000
  • Founders: Patrick Polak
  • Industries: E-Commerce, SaaS, Enterprise, Big Data & Analytics
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €3,000,000
  • Number of investments: 38
  • Number of exits: 17
  • Funds raised: €150,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Parloa, Dexter, Mediatool

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@newion.com.

16) Acrobator Ventures

Acrobator Ventures

Acrobator Ventures are backing Eastern tech founders in their pre-seed and seed stages to enter the Western market like the US.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands, Ukraine, Georgia
  • City: Amsterdam, Kyiv, Tbilisi
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Bas Godska
  • Industries: SaaS, E-Commerce, Marketplace, AI & ML, Enterprise
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Minimum check size: €200,000
  • Maximum check size: €1,500,000
  • Number of investments: 34
  • Number of exits: 2
  • 3 remarkable investments: Nomads, EasyDMarc, Brainika

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hi@acrobator.vc.

17) Solid Ventures

Solid Ventures

Solid Ventures is a late-stage venture capital providing growth equity to tech companies in Western Europe and Colombia.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands, Colombia
  • City: Amsterdam, Bogotá
  • Started in: 2005
  • Founders: Robert Wilhelm
  • Industries: SaaS, Fintech, Enterprise, Marketplace, Climate & Sustainability, Energy
  • Stages: Late Stage, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Maximum check size: €5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 31
  • Number of exits: 9
  • Funds raised: €17,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Fintech Farm, Cleeng, HAL24K Labs

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at deals@solidventures.nl.

18) Volta Ventures

Volta Ventures

Volta Ventures is a seed investor for SaaS in the Benelux region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands, Belgium
  • City: Amsterdam, Gent
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Frank Maene, Sander Vonk
  • Industries: Deep Tech & Hard Science, Fintech, Devops, Healthcare, Proptech & Real Estate, Gaming, Cybersecurity, Travel & Hospitality, Hardware & Industrials, SaaS
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: €300,000
  • Maximum check size: €2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 30
  • Number of exits: 8
  • Funds raised: €100,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Cashforce, TerminusDB, Sentiance

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@voltaventures.eu.

19) Dutch Founders Fund

Dutch Founders Fund

Dutch Founder Fund is a pre-seed fund, exclusively investing in marketplace startups in the Netherlands.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Hidde Hoogcarspel
  • Industries: Media, Biotech, Enterprise, Fintech, SaaS, Supply Chain & Logistics, Healthcare, Education, Climate & Sustainability, Marketplace, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage, Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Number of investments: 29
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Funds raised: €62,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: WeTransfer, YourCampus, Shypple

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at basrieter@dutchfoundersfund.com.

20) HenQ

HenQ

HenQ exclusively invests in European enterprise SaaS companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2004
  • Founders: Coen Van Duiven, Herman Hintzen
  • Industries: Enterprise, Fintech, Internet & Mobile, SaaS, Cloud, E-Commerce
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Maximum check size: €5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 22
  • Number of exits: 9
  • Funds raised: €155,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Sendcloud, Leeway, Parkdepot

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at applications@henq.vc.

21) Contrarian Ventures

Contrarian Ventures

Contrarian Ventures is an early-stage European venture capital investing in climate tech.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Lithuania, United Kingdom, Netherlands
  • City: Vilnius, London, Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Marc Wesselink, Nityen Lal, Ori Glezer, Rokas Peciulaitis, Tom Bronfeld
  • Industries: Transportation, Climate & Sustainability, Energy
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Number of investments: 19
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: €101,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Pvcase, Voltaware, H2Pro

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@cventures.vc.

22) ScaleX Ventures

ScaleX Ventures

Based in the Netherlands, ScaleX Ventures provides funding to late seed and series A European tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Diyek Dayinlarli
  • Industries: SaaS, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Developer Tools, AI & ML, Enterprise
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €200,000
  • Maximum check size: €2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 16
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: €35,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Altogic, Hipporello, Invidyo

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@scalexventures.com.

23) Level2 Ventures

Level2 Ventures

Level 2 Ventures is a pre-seed to series A venture capital firm investing across AI, industry 4.0, B2B SaaS, blockchain, sustainability and pet tech domains.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2021
  • Founders: Piotr Pawłowski, Adam Rudowski
  • Industries: AI & ML, Automation, Climate & Sustainability, SaaS, Marketplace, Enterprise
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €250,000
  • Maximum check size: €1,500,000
  • Number of investments: 11
  • Funds raised: €2,200,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: DoxyChain, DBR77, SunRoof

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at pitch@level2.vc.

24) 01 Ventures

01 Ventures

Based in London, 01 Ventures is a deep tech venture capital firm.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: United Kingdom, Netherlands
  • City: London, Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Chris Haley, Correy Voo, Eeswaran Navaratnam, Ton van 't Noordende
  • Industries: Deep Tech & Hard Science, Automation, Big Data & Analytics, AI & ML
  • Stages: Early Stage, Growth
  • Number of investments: 3
  • Number of exits: 1
  • 3 remarkable investments: Biblio, Valossa, Teralytic

You can find their website here.

25) Sequence Ventures

Sequence Ventures

Sequence Ventures is a seed and early-growth VC firm specialising in AI, quantum computing and blockchain domains.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Egypt, Netherlands
  • City: Cairo, Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Karim Helal, Maged Shawky
  • Industries: AI & ML, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Number of investments: 2
  • Funds raised: €31,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Rology, Aim Technologies

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@sequencev.com.

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