This article showcases our top picks for the best The Netherlands based Publishing companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Publishing solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top The Netherlands Publishing Companies
Blendle is basically an iTunes for Dutch newspapers, an app and a website where readers can buy articles for €0.10 to €0.30 (13¢ to 38¢) a pop. Blendle sells articles from most of the major Dutch papers, as well as from some Belgian publishers, and magazines that include the Economist.
Readers can scan the major front pages and a handful of recommendations for individual articles from staffers and their friends. The recommendations are presented in a format that looks a little like Twitter.
New users start with a credit of €2.50, and so far one in five has spent more than that. Buyers have a short window during which they can cancel an article purchase and get a refund.
If they don’t, Blendle takes a 30% cut.. .
Foleon’s leading Content Experience Platform (CEP) empowers business teams to create engaging and intelligent content experiences at scale. Organizations use Foleon to produce personalized content for every stage of the customer journey and give buyers the flexibility to self-educate and consume content at their own pace.
Our intuitive drag & drop editor and powerful templating engine provides sophisticated design capabilities while dramatically reducing complexity, enabling increased content velocity across the entire organization. Foleon content provides the audience insights needed to turn customer journeys into seamless experiences.
Martech integrations empower teams to make followup communication relevant and timely. Smash through content bottlenecks and rise above the digital noise with interactive content experiences that are highly visual, optimized for any device, and personalized for today’s B2B buyers..
Edumundo is the educational publisher of the future. It has been known for generations that everyone learns differently, yet only one method is often offered in education.
Edumundo wants to connect to all learning styles by using technological possibilities in order to optimize the learning curve of every student.. .
Crowdynews helps content reach its full potential by creating more credible, more encompassing, and more valuable connections between content creators and content consumers. Our AI-driven user-generated content curation engine provides a one-stop shop for automating the inclusion of relevant, real-time, and safe content from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, and more alongside content developed by news media and brands.
Using artificial intelligence & natural language processing, we enable our customers to tell “the whole story” by augmenting their own content with photos, videos, eyewitness reports, and opinions shared through social media & on the web, driving engagement, improving conversion, and increasing revenue.. .
Pr.co is a public relations toolkit that enables users to create online pressrooms, publish press releases, pitch them to media contacts, and manage PR content. Personal pressrooms contain all the users’ press releases, coverage, contacts, media, and company information.
Pr.co also enables users to attach high resolution images, videos, sounds, and documents on to their PR content. They also can import press contacts, distribute latest releases, personalize messages, and send mass emails.
Pr.co was launched by Stefan Borsje, Marc Kohlbrugge, and Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten in October 2013 and is based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.. .
They believe work is about people and ideas. Their Spaces are inhabited by forward thinkers, innovators and game changers who are confident in achieving their goals.
Whether you are a small business, entrepreneur or a corporate intrapreneur, at Spaces they help their community to expand their horizon. Their free-spirited vibe attracts an energetic community of positive and open-minded business thinkers who love to meet new people.
The full program of professional events and hospitality services, and the inspiring sophisticated European design of their business clubs, involves people in the buzz and energy of Spaces, and make them feel at home. By creating dynamic workspaces with a unique and entrepreneurial spirit they help you think, create and collaborate while their friendly team sees to all of the background logistics and services.
At Spaces they make sure that their community can focus on driving their business forward.. .
The Next Web
The Next Web (TNW) is a technology-focused media company that manages several initiatives focused on international technology news, business, and culture. Its brands include TNW Blog, TNW Events, TNW Deals, and TNW Academy.
The Next Web expands its global presence on and off its website through content syndication, with events that bring the tech-ecosystem together, and the addition of new channels and online services that come out of The Next Web Labs. Its online publication has editions in Europe, Latin America, and North America.
The website has more than 7.2 million monthly visits and 9.5 million monthly page views. The Next Web Events organizes tech conferences that enable the international tech community to meet, do business, and learn about the latest trends in web and mobile.
It also organizes smaller events such as the Startup Awards, Bowlr, and its developers’ conference, Kings of Code. The Next Web Deals is an online marketplace that offers products and services related to software, e-learning, lifestyle, designer assets, gadgets, and accessories.
The TNW Academy offers online courses. Twitter Counter, Social Statistics.com, Paydro.com, Press.doc, and Spread.us are some of the startups funded by The Next Web Labs.
The Next Web was co-founded by Arjen Schat, Patrick Laive, and Boris Zanten in 2006 and is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.. .
The Next Women
The Next Women is a women’s internet business magazine and community focused on startups and growing businesses led, founded, or invested in by women. The magazine covers news on business, events, funding, and technology from a female point of view as well as interviews and profiles on female business heroes.
Its mission is to build the female business brand for entrepreneurs, executives, and investors.. .
This Is Fashion
This Is Fashion is an online fashion library with the mission to gather and preserve our shared fashion heritage and serve it to our clients with an easy to use application. From a client’ s perspective we look like a “Netflix for fashion” helping them to see and search all Catwalks, Magazines, Films Books and Look-books.
dating back to the early 1800’s. Viewable in anly language and on any device.
Making sure everybody has access to our beautiful fashion past as well as present inspiration. Our aim is to be the new standard in international Fashion broadcasting and archiving.
Think of us as Fashion TV 2.0. Our current revenue models are subscription based and in the future, we will deploy enhancements on print advertisement as well as data analytical solutions.
We are currently in a pre-crowdfunding stage for investors who want to get to know us https://thisisfashion.tv/invest. .
Keesing Media Group
Keesing Media Group publishes puzzle magazines in Europe. It offers puzzle magazines in various languages and countries, including the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, Spain, and Sweden.
The company also provides apps for the iPad and other tablets for publishing puzzles. Keesing Media Group B.V.
was founded in 1911 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The company has additional offices in Paris, Naintré, Antwerp, Amsterdam, and Copenhagen..
NL Times is an online platform that offers English-language news and information about happenings in the Netherlands. The platform covers crime, politics, business, sports, food, health, technology, and more.
NL Times is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.. .
IENS Independent Index
IENS Independent Index offers an online platform that enables its users to find and book restaurants in the Netherlands. It also enables its users to find information and reviews about restaurants.
IENS Independent Index offers an application that enables its customers to access their online platform through their mobile phones. IENS Independent Index was founded in June 1998 and it is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands..
Tweakers.net is a Dutch website that features news and information about hardware, software, and the internet. The website was launched in 1998 by Femme Taken, a computer enthusiast, under the name World of Tweaking.
It publishes news, reviews, and video reports about technology subjects with a strong focus on the Netherlands. In addition, it also features reviews, bi-monthly guides, and classifieds for jobs and used hardware.
As of March 6, 2006, Tweakers.net is a subsidiary of VNU Business Publications B.V.. .
Coosto provides one single solution for all your social media applications. You can monitor your brand and reputation in 150 languages and 200 countries.
It’s easy to respond to questions and leads and to plan and publish all your social media content. Coosto is mainly used for: • Customer service via social media in large and small teams (engagement) • Publishing and measuring the best social media content • Reputation monitoring, including competitive and market analysis • Data research based on social media analytics.
Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG)
TMG (Telegraaf Media Groep) is one of the largest Dutch media groups. TMGâ€™s three publishing groups, Telegraaf Media Nederland, Keesing Media Group and Sky Radio Group have market leadership positions in daily newspapers, magazines, puzzle magazines, online and offline media and radio.
TMG is the largest newspaper publisher in the Netherlands with the leading national dailies De Telegraaf and Sp!ts and has a strong position in the Randstad area and surroundings with regional dailies and (free) local papers. TMG has a strong market position in the Netherlands in the magazine market on the basis of titles aimed at specific target groups for instance in the segments of Entertainment, Automotive and Puzzles..
Create snackable & interactive content with Maglr! Maglr is a SaaS content creation platform with a user-friendly Block editor for marketers and an extensive Pro editor for designers. Users can start from scratch or choose between 100+ customisable templates.
Maglr lets you create, publish, embed and analyse content that is responsive on any device, without having to write a single line of code. Publication types: online magazines, annual reports, corporate presentations, sales tool, social ads microsites, landing pages, infographics and more.
We’re living in times where consumers decide where, when and how they want to consume content. Increasing relevance in the age of content overload and building brand engagement are one of the biggest challenges companies face.
At Maglr we firmly believe that snackable and interactive content empowers your audience to actively participate in engaging with and consuming your content. No matter what story you have to tell.
Get inspired and check out some beautiful examples from our clients: https://www.maglr.com/en/examples/inspire. .
Contentoo helps marketing departments of (big) companies with their content creation by providing them with flexible, plug-and-play teams. These teams exist of hand-picked freelance designers, copywriters, translators and other content creators, from all over the world.
Our proprietary platform gives our clients access to the best man or woman for the job, whereever this person is located. Besides this, the Contentoo platform provides users with tools to manage their content creation and distribution..
The Bencom Group is the group of companies of serial entrepreneur Ben Woldring. The group, founded in 1998, operates in the market for independent comparison sites and is market leader with comparisons for telephony, internet access, digital TV, energy and hotel booking sites.
With the recent launch of Poliswijzer.nl the insurance market has been entered.. .
Symbaloo is a visual Bookmarking and Sharing tool on the web. By creating their own favorite webmixes, people can easily access their favorite websites, news feeds, search engines, radio stations and/or widgets.
By sharing and publishing their webmixes others can find the best information about all different subjects. Symbaloo is a Dutch company founded in 2007.
Currently we have an office in Delft, the Netherlands and Costa Mesa, California, USA. Symbaloo has over 2 million users worldwide with a dedicated user base in education..
imgZine has established itself as one of the fastest growing tech companies in the Netherlands. imgZine helps large companies to optimize their internal and external communications.
The company provides a platform that allows organisations to unlock their existing communications to mobile devices. Via an internal app imgZine optimizes the distribution of information between the organisation and its employees.
The ultimate goal is to increase employee engagement. Via an external content marketing app, it also provides a tool for large organizations to become thought leader in their area of expertise.
Last year, The Next Web elected the company for the Tech5 competition for the second year in a row – an international first! imgZine is part of the ORTEC Group and is based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. We have sales offices in the USA an Australia and currently employ 50 people.
Customers are publishers like De Persgroep and Telegraaf Media Groep and corporates such as Vodafone Germany, ING, Rabobank, ABN Amro and Philips.. .
LetsGoDigital is an online news platform that offers in-depth camera reviews, picture galleries, and the photography news. Being multi-lingual it also covers electronics, GPS navigation systems, printers, smartphones, software, and other related products.
LetsGoDigital is based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.. .
De Telegraaf is an online publication and general news provider in the Netherlands. It provides its readers with news, articles, and information related to several categories such as private telesport, DFTV, obituaries, travel and tourism, automotive, and much more.
De Telegraaf was founded on January 1, 1893. It is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands..
Spotted by Locals
Spotted by Locals (founded in 2008) is a publisher of city guides for 80+ cities. Each city blog and 100% offline app is created by a real locals.
Our Spotters live in the city they write about, speak the local language, write only about their favorite spots and keep their tips up-to-date. Founders Sanne & Bart meet all Spotters in person.
By actively encouraging travelers to visit cities that are not suffering from overtourism and by promoting locally owned spots we think we make a modest contribution to making the world a better place!. .
Whether you are looking for premium online advertising, quality publishing for all walks of life, or cutting edge gaming for next generation platforms, you have come to the right place, where everything is connected and held together by the common thread of passion for technology in all its aspects, and an unrelenting drive for perfection. Welcome to TechConnect.
TechConnect started in 1997, from the melting pot of several successful tech community web sites. Through the years, it has evolved into an internet company whose focus lies on technology reporting, gaming and online advertising.
TechConnect’s strength lies in the unique blend of skills and knowledge brought about by the varied and international nature of its employees. Hailing from across Europe, and from all walks of life, TechConnect employees are the lifeblood and heartbeat of the company, with their ideas, varied life experience and professional training.
Rooted in online publishing, with a core business firmly established in online advertising, and with a reach of services that encompasses all aspects of marketing and public relations, TechConnect’s portfolio of services is vast and complete, as well as being extremely successful and well regarded by the international community. No matter what your needs, aspirations or desires are, if it involves making it relevant, shaping it pretty and putting it out there for the world to see, you’ve come to the right place.
Welcome to TechConnect.. .
MPG. is develop and distribute content for brands.
Editorial and branded, digital, in print or live, and omni channel if possible. To inspire and inform audiences with stories that matter to them.
At any moment they decide.They inspire and inform audiences of their clients. With engaging and dynamic content they now anticipate the trends of tomorrow.
Their base: strong and creative content strategies and in-depth editorial roots. For 40 years they develop proven effective content formats and formulas.
Always based on a sober and no-nonsense approach.. .
As of May 2008, Kamera’s content is carried by over 70 online corporate customers and over 40 mobile carriers worldwide. Kamera’s headquarters are in Stockholm, with local offices in Singapore and Cairo..
Sprout is the network for the new generation of entrepreneurs. You can find daily news entrepreneurs to us – on the site and in your mailbox .
And if you are member of Sprout you can participate in exclusive events and visits and you get six times a year, the extra thick Sprout magazine.. .
About Denda Games: Denda Games is publisher of a wide range of “casual games” and focuses on publishing online games, games on CD ROMs and games for the Nintendo DS in the Benelux retail channel. The company also has a strong focus on expanding its website www.denda.com which every day is a new downloadable game will appear and the total supply has now grown to over 1000 games.
Denda Games was founded in 2007 by Jacques Neuvel and owes its present position on good relationships and alliances that it has achieved the leading developers and publishers of casual games in the world. The agreements and joint ventures are all focused on the long term.
The main features of the company are introducing high-quality localized (Dutch) products, providing the most extensive and varied range, delivering the best possible support to the customer and providing the newest, most popular games on the consumers in the Benelux.. .
iCulture is a Dutch web-based portal that provides information about Apple products and applications. It offers news, tips, reviews, rumors, and other relevant information about all Apple mobile products.
iCulture was launched on December 19, 2006 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.. .
NRC Media is the publisher of NRC Handelsblad , nrc.next and nrc.nl , several online stores and apps. They are a young company, but They manage cultural heritage.
With quality journalism, They focus on the decision of today and tomorrow. Their readers are generally highly educated, affluent, autonomous and have an open worldview.
It is Their endeavor to provide them with relevant information on which they themselves can form opinions, not to impose Their own opinions. For advertisers, Their portfolio provides a powerful and relevant editorial environment for effective media campaigns..
Udoc is an online document department store. It facilitates companies and individuals to publish documents (like books, templates, contracts, magazines, research, thesis etc).
When you have uploaded a document you can choose to make it available free of charge or for a fee. It is also possible to offer a printed document.
The upload service is free, you pay a fee when a document is sold.. .
Let’s Reach Success
Lidiya Kesarovska is a blogger, course creator and the founder of Let’s Reach Success. She helps high vibe women start and grow an abundant, authentic online business so they can be free and fearless and provide epic value.
She started as a freelance writer and grew her blog on the side but over time has transitioned to a full-time blogger and course creator. Let’s Reach Success began as a personal development blog that has now turned into an authoritative platform on anything related to business, blogging, lifestyle design and financial independence.
Lidiya teaches her exact process for building a blogging business from scratch to inspire people to give blogging a try, start a side hustle, and create multiple income streams so they can be their own boss. As of the beginning of 2018, Let’s Reach Success is also a company registered in Amsterdam, Netherlands as a one-man business.
Iceberg Interactive is an independent video game publisher, founded in 2009 by an international group of games industry veterans. Headquartered in Haarlem (just west of Amsterdam), Iceberg understands and addresses the global digital market for videogames, without dismissing traditional retail.
We have distribution partners everywhere, we know where the market is headed, and we swiftly adapt to change. Staffed with avid gamers, Iceberg works closely with an international assembly of game developers, releasing top quality games on PC and console.
Iceberg has garnered attention with acclaimed releases in recent years, including the ‘Killing Floor’, ‘Endless’, ‘StarDrive’ and ‘Starpoint Gemini’ franchises.. .
So much of what we publish is read in a browser. So why not create your reports or white papers so that they work perfectly in a browser? Colophon is a bit like Microsoft Word or Google Docs.
A bit. Because there’s a big difference: with Colophon you don’t create ‘documents’.
With Colophon you create web pages. So you don’t have to send somebody a document, like a PDF.
You just send them the link. So forget PDF for now.
Working with Colophon makes sharing on social media or in newsletters super easy. The integration into your website is seamless.
Colophon makes sure Google can find your report or white paper and also tracks the performance of your report. Colophon is a product that is an alternative to pdf.
Tech Tastic is an online platform that offers news, reviews, tutorials, and more on technology developments. The platform covers piracy, operating systems, gaming, smartphones, smart watches, tablets, and more.
Tech Tastic was founded in Niels Summer and is based in Hardenberg, The Netherlands.. .
BNR Nieuwsradio is a Dutch commercial radio station that provides the latest news in the fields of employment, entrepreneurship, economics, and business. The station offers important columns by macroeconomists, including Kees de Kort, Kustaw Bessems, Bernard Hammelburg, and many others.
It enables its listeners to stay up to date with news and tips for their organizations as well as get in touch with business owners and professionals, and share experiences. BNR Nieuwsradio was founded in 1998 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands..
Individuals, organizations and small businesses can create their own digital magazine trough the Readmore website. The magazines can be read on computers and iPads.
Readmore is totally free and offers its publishers the possibility to participate in an advertising program, where Readmore will take care of the advertisements for the publisher.. .
Zapaday.com is an open news calendar. Zapaday claims to offer the world’s most comprehensive public source of information about the future, including future news on politics, elections, justice, awards, product launches, sports and arts.
The goal of Zapaday is to help its users get insights, plan ahead and save time, with a free service for journalists, bloggers, political analysts, marketers, PR-professionals and event organizers. Users and bots add day-by-day events, news stories and trivia.
Anyone can add events and content to Zapaday, but many calendars are moderated and events have wiki-style version control. Offering a free and open service, Zapaday can disrupt paid news agenda services, offered by the likes of Reuters and AP, now hidden from the public eye..
IDG operates in the Netherlands since 1984 and based in Amsterdam West, within walking distance from Sloterdijk Station and even closer to the A10. They work all together (55 people) on one large open floor and there is an informal and professional atmosphere.
They share the floor with their sister organization IDC. IDG Netherlands When working people with a passion for technology, who know very well how to make.
complex things simple again IDG has two business units; business media and consumer media that each focuses on its own market with its own brands.. .
Prss launched in 2013, and was the result of the work of the founding team’s creation of Trvl, one of the first iPad newsstand magazines. It was the first iPad-exclusive newsstand publication when it debuted in 2010, and featured a photo-rich design.
Trvl won multiple awards, garnered very positive reviews in iTunes and was featured in a Tim Cook keynote speech during WWDC in 2012. Prss was designed to leverage the expertise Trvl co-founders Jochem Wijnands and Michel Elings into an open platform any iPad magazine publisher could use..
GIM International, the global magazine for geomatics, is published 12 times a year. The working scope of GIM International is worldwide and focuses on reporting the latest news and communicating new developments and applications in geomatics.
GIM International defines ‘geomatics’ as encompassing all activities relating to the acquisition, processing, querying, analysis, presentation, dissemination, management and use of geo-data and geo-information. The journal addresses both technological and managerial aspects of the industry and profession..
X-Hive Corporation provides XML database and content management solutions. It offers X-Hive/Docato, a component content management system that manages document components; X-Hive/DB, a XML database for storing, querying, retrieving, transforming, and publishing XML data; and X-Hive/Diff algorithm for visualizing differences between two XML trees.
The company’s solutions help customers to manage technical information, publish documentation, and share data. It serves aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, publishing, and public sector industries.
The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As of July 23, 2007, X-Hive Corporation is a subsidiary of EMC Documentum, Inc..
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