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MCC Entrepreneurship – Start-Up Tour Amsterdam

Start-up tour

Ever wondered how scale-ups and start-ups’ offices look like? On the 23rd of February we will visit 3 start-ups/scale-ups in Amsterdam and get a personal tour through their offices. You are open to ask any question, so prepare a bit to get the most out of this tour. We will the tour at a co-working space with free drinks.

Scale-up 1: Adyen
In 2006 a group of payment technology experts saw an opportunity. The payments space, with its legacy systems and patchwork of providers was ripe for innovation. So they set out to build a technology solution capable of meeting the rapidly evolving needs of today’s fast-growing global businesses. To mark the new beginning, the founding team called the business Adyen – Surinamese for “Start over again”, and focused on building a frictionless, state-of-the-art infrastructure that connects directly to card schemes and payment methods around the world, enabling businesses to accept payments and grow revenue online and in store in a single system. After several years building the core technology, the advantages of working with a single partner and solution worldwide began to be recognized. They signed their first big global customer, Groupon, in 2009. By 2013, $14 billion in transaction volume was processed on the Adyen payments platform, reaching $25 billion in 2014 and $50 billion in 2015, with no signs of slowing.

More information: https://www.adyen.com/

Start-up 2: BUX (Krypto Currency E-Trading)
BUX is a tech company that is rocking the world of finance with a small team of 50 people based in the heart of Amsterdam. They started in 2014 with a mobile app that makes stock trading easy, exciting and affordable for everyone and they now have over 1.3 million users across 8 countries in Europe. This is a great start, but they share a much BIGGER vision. By 2020 they aim to become the single destination for millennials who want to do more with their money. How? By creating a BUX solution for every investment need. They are now building 2 new apps for long-term and #cryptocurrency investing. And you can be a part of it!

More information: https://getbux.co.uk/

Start-Up 3: rent24 Co-Working space
Their mission is to provide productive and inspiring workplaces that stimulate communication and exchange amongst the community. As one of the leading coworking and coliving provider in Germany we offer our tenants and members not only flexible and efficient open and separated workplaces, but also conference rooms, shared events, a bar and lounge areas. Anja will tell us how she started the first rent24 location in the Netherlands.

Time schedule
10 – 13: Adyen (including case study)
13 – 14:30: Lunch
15-16: BUX (Krypto Currency E-Trading)
17-18: Drinks at rent24 co-working space

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