Telenet and Media Distillery close partnership to improve timeshifted viewing experience

Using artificial intelligence to enhance programme playback with accurate start times Amsterdam and Mechelen, 12 September 2018 – Telenet and Media Distillery are announcing an innovative partnership at the IBC trade show, using artificial intelligence to improve the television viewing experience for users of digital video recorders and replay services. Media Distillery provides a smart solution to [...]

By |2018-09-25T08:09:27+00:00September 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Tweedehands kleding booming onder jongeren

De handel onder particulieren in tweedehands kleding is in 2018 extreem gestegen meldt het platform United Wardrobe. Werden er in 2017 nog een half miljoen kledingstukken via de app van het platform verhandeld, in 2018 werd dit volume al in juni behaald. Het platform verwacht met de drukste maanden in zicht en het stijgen in [...]

By |2018-08-24T13:30:29+00:00August 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Media Distillery receives €1.4 million grant from EU

  The grant will be used to bring the European media sector in a winning position with powerful AI applications  Amsterdam, May 22, 2018 – Media Distillery, an artificial intelligence startup focused on extracting valuable data from video, announced that it has received a grant of €1.4 million from the European Union under the prestigious SME Instrument program, [...]

By |2018-07-13T12:00:20+00:00July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 |2018-10-31T09:10:10+00:00March 14th, 2018|News, Stefan's posts|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 |2018-02-06T08:58:48+00:00October 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

RTL Ventures invests 3 million in Flinders

The investment arm of RTL Nederland is taking a minority interest in the seller of designer furniture Flinders for three million euros. That will start a TV campaign next month as part of the strategy to expand the brand. Flinders wants to become the market leader in the design segment within the housing sector in [...]

By |2018-02-12T16:03:31+00:00April 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Catawiki Raises $82M To Take On eBay In Collectible Auctions

  Catawiki, Europe’s fastest growing auction house, today announced a 75 million euro investment round led by the American investor Lead Edge Capital. The previous investors Accel Partners, Project A Ventures and the Dutch N.V. NOM are also again taking part in this investment round. Other investors include Peak Capital, media and internet entrepreneur Willem [...]

By |2018-02-11T22:21:35+00:00July 29th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Peak Capital start ‘The Entrepreneurial Investors’ fonds met € 12 miljoen

Amsterdam 30 juni 2015 – Na het succes van de eerste twee fondsen van Peak Capital starten Heleen Dura – van Oord, Johan van Mil en Stefan Bary op 1 juli 2015 Peak Capital III: The Entrepreneurial Investors. Met dit fonds – ter grootte van 12 miljoen euro – worden minimaal 10 investeringen beoogd in [...]

By |2018-02-11T22:24:47+00:00June 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

IENS acquired by Tripadvisor

IENS, the leading Dutch restaurant and reservation website, has been sold to TripAdvisor. IENS, which was founded in 1998, is the largest restaurant and reservation website in the Netherlands. The website receives 20 million visitors annually and has a network of more than 20,000 restaurants, 1,550 of which can be reserved via the sister [...]

By |2018-02-11T17:29:38+00:00January 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments