Angel investing: the 8 most common pitfalls

One of the most respectable ‘jobs’ in my view is being a startup founder. Building a complete business from scratch is the most difficult thing to do, with all uncertainties and personal sacrifices, without a brand name or proof backing your idea. Being a venture capital investor is, to be honest, much easier. At Peak [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Marketplaces Landscape (Q4 2017)

“We are an AirBnB for x” is the most heard phrase we hear as a marketplace investor. With the rise of marketplaces, we thought it would be handy for founders, corporates and VC’s to have an up to date  landscape overview of the key Dutch marketplaces. High res version is here available. If we miss startups, will [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Landscapes|0 Comments

Peak Capital participation CheapCargo acquired by PostNL

Amsterdam, 1 December 2017 – This week, CheapCargo, the leading comparison site for sending parcels, has been taken over by PostNL. It concerns a full acquisition of the shares. CheapCargo has been an investment by Peak Capital since 2010. The company will continue to exist independently under the guidance of its current management. […]

By | December 1st, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Tech Venture Capital Landscape

The latest Tech Venture Capital landscape with all investors active in the Netherlands to help founders to find the right Venture Capital for their startup. Continuously updated by the team of Peak Capital. High resolution version is available here. Updates on the listings is possible via our form. Happy hunting;) […]

By | November 16th, 2017|Landscapes|5 Comments

United Wardrobe ontvangt 1 mln investering van Peak Capital voor internationale uitrol

Utrecht, 1 november 2017 – De Utrechtse start-up United Wardrobe ontvangt een kapitaalinjectie van 1 miljoen euro van investeringsfonds Peak Capital. United Wardrobe is in korte tijd uitgegroeid tot de grootste kledingmarktplaats in Nederland en België. Verdeeld over beide landen zijn maandelijks vierhonderdduizend leden actief welke gezamenlijk meer dan 750.000 kledingstukken te koop aanbieden.  De [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Investments, Press|0 Comments

Dutch fintech startup InvoiceFinance raises €6 million

The fast-growing fintech startup InvoiceFinance has raised €6 million from investors and entrepreneurs in the financial industry. The funding will be used to fuel growth and become the market leader in factoring for small and medium-sized businesses in The Netherlands. "As an entrepreneur you often have to wait a long time to get your invoices [...]

By | October 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments