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ON THE ROAD TO CORPORATE STARTUP COLLABORATION
The music is playing and we’re dancing. Europe’s technology ecosystem is in great shape and we are finally catching up with the Valley. The Netherlands has become one of Europe’s leading technology hubs1 and funding for startups is at an alltime high; it is now cooler than ever to be an entrepreneur. One in five students in the Netherlands wants to start their own business and work on their own terms to achieve the goals they believe in, and we even have our own unicorn!2 Starting a company has never been at such a low cost, and innovation has truly democratized. In 2015, funding to companies backed by venture capital globally surpassed last year’s multi-year funding3 , and almost a quarter of the deals were sponsored by corporate venture funds. DOWNLOAD