LET Awards 2024

Circa Amsterdam | April 18th, 2024
18:00 - 22:00

Join us for a night of celebration at the Leading Entrepreneur in Tech (LET) Awards from 6-10pm, where we honor the brilliance of Dutch tech founders. Anticipate the reveal of 2024's most inspiring entrepreneur, amidst an evening filled with recognition, networking, and inspiration.

Nominations for the 2024 winner are now closed.

Celebrating Tech's Leading Entrepreneurs

The Leading Entrepreneur in Tech (LET) Awards annually celebrates the incredible innovations and growth achieved by tech founders and their companies.

This prestigious award is presented to an exceptional entrepreneur whose fast-scaling venture not only has technology at its heart but also inspires the broader ecosystem with its groundbreaking solutions.

“We can be proud of our tech entrepreneurs, the companies they have built, and the impact they are making.”

Constantijn van Oranje, special envoy of Techleap.nl

Join us as will unite all founders from the Tech for Scaleups Community for an evening of networking, knowledge sharing, and celebration.

This award aims to highlight the contributions of Dutch tech entrepreneurs, emphasizing their influence on society and the economy. Selection for the Leading Entrepreneur in Tech 2024 is through nominations by peers and a subsequent interview process.

The winner will follow in the footsteps of Mews CEO and co-founder Matthijs Welle, the 2023 recipient of the LET Award.

The judges of the LET Award 2024

Matthijs Welle
Founder & CEO
Matthijs Welle is the forward-thinking CEO of Mews and the winner of the 2022 Leading Entrepreneur in Tech award. Mews is creating the hospitality system of the future: a property management system (PMS) designed to simplify and automate operations for hoteliers and guests.
Gillian Tans
Advisor, Investor, Board Member, CEO
As CEO and later chairwoman of Booking.com, Gillian Tans spearheaded the company's global expansion into over 225 countries, transforming it from a Dutch startup into the top online travel agency over her two decades of leadership.
Job van der Voort
Founder & CEO
Job is the CEO and co-founder of Remote. He previously worked as a neuroscientist before leaving academia to become the VP of Product at GitLab, the world’s largest all-remote company, where he hired talent in 67 different countries. Job is a sought-after presenter, speaking on topics related to scaling a remote-first startup, remote culture, and the future of work. Job has two kids and five hundred hobbies.
Laurens Groenendijk
JustEat, Treatwell, Miinto, Dutch Founders Fund, Hiber
Laurens Groenendijk, is the entrepreneurial force behind success ventures JustEat, Treatwell, and Hiber. As the founding partner at Dutch Founders Fund he's a key figure in this entrepreneur-driven early-stage VC investing in marketplaces and digital platforms across Europe.

Join us at the LET Awards 2024!


Thursday April 18 | 18:00 - 22:00


Circa Amsterdam, Seineweg 2, 1043 BG, Amsterdam