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Join these members

Michiel Roodenburg
Co-Founder & CFO
Michiel is the co-founder and CFO of Crisp, an app-only supermarket focused on ultra-fresh food, with over €170 million in funding and 400+ employees.
Diane Janknegt
Diane is the founder of WizeNoze, a women-led AI EdTech startup on a mission to give students access to relevant online information at their own reading level, from reliable websites.
Jorrit Steinz
Founder & CEO
Jorrit is the founder & CEO of ChannelEngine, a platform for retailers, brands, and wholesalers to automatically manage and grow sales on global marketplaces. It has €50+ million in funding and 200+ employees.
Nicola Ebmeyer
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Nicola is the co-founder & co-CEO of Gain.pro, a FinTech platform that specialises in private equity, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and investment banking.
Otto Verhage
Co-Founder & COO
Otto is the co-Founder & COO of TestGorilla, an HR tech company offering pre-employment screening assessments for recruiters and hiring managers.
Martine Rooth
Founder & CCO
Martine is the founder & CCO of Smiler.ai, a platform that captures valuable memories of visitors at iconic landmarks and beautiful locations all around the world. With 140 employees and €16 million raised.

Tackle your challenges to speed your growth

At Techleap for Scaleups, we’re devoted to supporting founders in navigating challenges, seizing opportunities, and unleashing their full potential.

We facilitate a safe space where founders and their C-Suite can break down challenges by sharing knowledge and supporting each other. This not only creates a competitive advantage but also serves as a collective voice in the ecosystem to bring about meaningful changes.

So what are you waiting for? Become a member and join our programmes and events, find your peers online, and get advice from leading experts. 

Highly curated community

This community is exclusively built for tech scaleups with a clear product-market fit and an ambition to make a real impact.

As the only tech community in the Netherlands with strict criteria for joining, we have fostered a highly-curated environment where scaleups exchange ideas, learn together, and grow faster collectively.

You’ll connect with peers tackling the same challenges, learn from serial entrepreneurs who have overcome similar hurdles, and gain valuable insights from leading experts.

Techleap for Scaleups helps you to

smart and fast

Designed to help founders and their C-suites overcome key challenges, our programmes help you break through challenges and sustain fast growth.

your peers

Connect & interact
Running a company can feel lonely. Meet and connect with like-minded community members facing the same challenges - and ones who have already conquered them!

a leading expert

Advice / support
We provide direct access to valuable insights and advice on a broad range of relevant topics and challenges from a comprehensive, diverse, and growing list of leading experts.

Techleap for Scaleups advocates for Dutch tech entrepreneurs in the global ecosystem.

We collaborate because a rising tide lifts all boats.


Together we master scaling

Join those who want to make it



Of the top Dutch scaleup founders.



Of our members double their revenue within a year.



Is the score of our RISE programme.

What our members say about the community:

Julie Hotchkin
Founder & COO
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Julie Hotchkin | Founder & COO at WeAreEves
Fabrizio Del Maffeo
Co-Founder & CEO
Axelera AI
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Fabrizio Del Maffeo | CEO & co-founder at Axelera AI
Merel van der Lei
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Merel van der Lei | CEO & CPO at Wyzetalk

Criteria for joining our community:

Hard criteria

  • Founder or CEO with a meaningful stake in the business

  • A (European) HQ in the Netherlands 

  • Product-market fit

  • €3M+ in funding raised or in ARR

  • Clear path towards internationalizing 

  • 20+ FTE

Tech criteria

  • Data, cloud, soft- or hardware tech as value creation

  • Technology as clear differentiator 

  • Employ 30%+ technical talent

Soft criteria

  • Looking to expand headcount in the next 12 months 

  • Seeking to raise significant capital to expand their business

  • Revenue growth of 50%+ YoY

  • Diverse leadership

The second edition of the LET Award will be presented on April 18 2024!