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The 4 Most Well-Known Startups from Gent

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Countless startups in Gent are being launched every day.

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4 Startups in Gent

1) Showpad

1) Showpad

The most beneficial thing that has ever happened to your sales staff

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Louis Jonckheere, Peter Minne, Pieterjan Bouten
  • Industries: Analytics, Content, Enterprise Software, Marketing, Meeting Software, SaaS, Sales Automation, Software, Training
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $159,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

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2) Silverfin

2) Silverfin

Silverfin is a cloud-based financial reporting platform with value-added customer advising services.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Joris Van Der Gucht, Tim Vandecasteele
  • Industries: Accounting, Financial Services, FinTech, SaaS, Software
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $34,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

3) NGDATA

3) NGDATA

Customer relationship management (CRM) solutions are provided by NGDATA, a Belgian company that employs big data technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Frank Hamerlinck, Jürgen Ingels, Luc Burgelman, Steven Noels
  • Industries: Analytics, Big Data, CRM, Machine Learning, Software
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $46,845,836
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

4) Teamleader

4) Teamleader

For SMEs, Teamleader creates a single CRM, invoicing, and project management platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Jeroen De Wit, Mathias De Loore, Willem Delbare
  • Industries: CRM, Project Management, SaaS, Software
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $37,040,326
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

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