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A very special train left Amsterdam Central Station. After a successful first edition in 2015, the Hackatrain is back on track. The goal: improving the customer journey of the international rail passenger in 24 hours, before the train reaches Berlin.
Harver, an Amsterdam-based AI-powered HR technology platform announced last week that it has raised €7.1 million in Series A funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round. The proceeds will help the predictive analytics company to expand globally. With the latest round, the startup’s total funding reached €10 million. The fast-growing startup boasts some of the world’s leading companies such as Zappos, Netflix, Casper, and Booking.com as its customers.
A lot of open source projects are very tech centered. Stek.io’s mission is to change that and “make installing and hosting tools like a blog, a forum or a project management app a one-click affair”. Stek.io is a Dutch-Greek open source software-as-a-service that includes Ghost, a blogging platform, Discourse, a forum and community builder, and Hackpad that can be used to collaborate on docs, texts, to do lists or projects.