13 international startups, scaleups in Amsterdam that are hiring right now | Silicon


Over the years, Amsterdam has seen an influx of companies calling the city their home. The city has become a true magnet for tech companies, startups, and talents, thanks to the booming startup ecosystem. 

According to a report by Dealroom, the Amsterdam startup ecosystem has a combined value of over €100B. The massive growth is evident from the fact that it was just €10B in 2015. Amsterdam is now the third European hub by enterprise value after London and Berlin, for companies founded since 2000.

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Let’s take a look at some of the international companies that have expanded into Amsterdam and are hiring right now. 

Image credits: Miro


HQ: San Francisco

Funding: €68.2M

Founder/s: Andrey Khusid and Oleg Shardin

Miro is an online whiteboard platform for team collaboration. The platform enables distributed teams to work effectively together, from running brainstorming sessions and workshops to planning projects, from designing new products and services to facilitating agile ceremonies. The company was founded in 2011 as RealtimeBoard and rebranded as Miro in 2019. 

Do you want to redefine team collaboration? Check out their vacancies here

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HQ: Lyon, France

Funding: €108M

Founder/s: Sebastien Beyet

Agicap provides cash flow management software for SMEs that connects to bank accounts and accounting and invoicing tools to provide real-time monitoring of cash flow and forecasting. 

Since its launch in 2016, the company has gained more than 3,500 customers. The French company is planning to open an office in Amsterdam and plans to recruit 40 people by Q1 2022. 

Check out vacancies here.

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HQ: Prague

Funding: NA

Founder/s: Sergey Dmitriev, Valentin Kipiatkov

JetBrains is a global software vendor specialising in the development of productivity-enhancing tools for software developers and teams. The company’s product catalog includes tools such as IntelliJ IDEA, ReSharper, PyCharm, and WebStorm. 

Jetbrains has R&D labs located in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Munich, Amsterdam, and Boston. The company employs more than 1500 people and has grown organically without any external funding.

Currently, the company is hiring across various positions. Check out the open positions here

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Lucid Motors

HQ: California, US

Funding: €3.3B

Founder/s: Bernard Tse

Lucid Motors designs, develops and builds luxurious electric vehicles. The company’s first car, the Lucid Air, is a luxury sedan that is projected to have a range of over 500 miles on a single charge. The company is about to open an office in Amsterdam and they are hiring. You can check out the vacancies here

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HQ: Delft

Funding: NA

Founder/s: Ingvar Kamprad

IKEA is a Swedish-founded Dutch-based multinational group that offers a wide range of well-designed and functional home furnishing products. The company is establishing a new digital hub in Amsterdam to work on digital products. 

The Amsterdam office will focus on advanced digital capabilities within customer fulfillment, inventory, and logistics operations, as well as customer meeting points. Check out the vacancies here.

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HQ: San Francisco

Funding: €58.6M

Founder/s: Marc Benioff, and Parker Harris

Salesforce is a global cloud computing company that provides business software on a subscription basis. The US company is best known for its on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. It offers users a customer community, partner community, developer community, and an app exchange marketplace.

The company provides its products and services to various industries, including healthcare, finance, life sciences, automotive, media, retail, manufacturing, and communications. Want to join Salesforce? Check out the vacancies here

Picture credits: Databricks


HQ: San Francisco

Funding: €3.2B

Founder/s: Ali Ghodsi, Ion Stoica, Matei Zaharia, Patrick Wendell, Reynold Xin, Andy Konwinski, Arsalan Tavakoli-Shiraji

Databricks is a leader in Unified Data Analytics. The company helps organisations make their data ready for analytics, make data-driven decisions, and empower data science. It lets organisations adopt machine learning at a rapid pace so that they can outpace the competition. 

Databricks currently has vacancies in Support, Engineering, Product, and other areas. Check it out here.

Image credit: Uber


HQ: San Francisco

Funding: €14.3B

Founder/s: Garrett Camp, Travis Kalanick

Uber needs no introduction. The company set the world in motion with its cab-hailing platform that helps drivers and riders get moving in over 600 cities across the world. 

Uber has grown considerably in Amsterdam and it is the first thing that comes to people’s minds when it comes to hiring a cab. Uber is looking for 76 people for its Amsterdam office. Are you interested? Click here to apply.

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HQ: Athens, Greece

Funding: €3.7M

Founder/s: Kostis Sakkas, Michael Sfictos, Nick Drandakis,and Nikos Damilakis

Similar to Uber, Beat creates a new ride experience by connecting passengers with nearby available drivers in real-time through their app. The company was founded in 2011 and is part of the FREE NOW group, the ride-hailing joint venture of BMW and Daimler.

The company is currently available in Greece, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, with plans to expand to more cities in Latin America, and has a Tech Innovation and Engineering Hub in the Netherlands. 

Currently, Beat is hiring for various roles including Lead Data Engineer, Senior Backend Engineer, Senior iOS Engineer, and more. Click here to check out the vacancies. 

Image credits: Zoom


HQ: San Jose, California

Funding: €135M

Founder/s: Eric Yuan

Zoom is a software company that offers a communications platform that connects people through video, voice, chat, and content sharing. From meetings, chat, phone, and webinars to conference room systems and online events, Zoom powers all your communication needs. 

Zoom’s Amsterdam office is currently looking for 28 people. Click here to check out the job role and description. 

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HQ: Palo Alto, California

Funding: €579M

Founder/s: Ariel Cohen, Ilan Twig

TripActions is a booking and management platform that offers enterprises real-time data, automated reporting, and insights into business travel and expenses. 

Since last year, the company has introduced more than 40 new product enhancements and capabilities, including an industry-leading COVID-19 dashboard, reimagined spend analysis dashboard, enhanced traveller safety reporting, and much more. 

The company plans to increase its European headcount. Check out the vacancies here

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HQ: Auckland

Funding: €8.6M

Founder/s: Konstantinos Raptis, William Chomley

Imagr utilises AI-based technology to replace traditional barcode scanning. Advanced image recognition identifies items in stores and supermarkets and knows when products are added to or removed from a shopping cart. The system is white-label, allowing retailers to own it, brand it, and scale it themselves.

Last month, the company expanded into Amsterdam. The company is still looking for several people to fill in some roles. Click here to know more. 

Image credits: Onfido


HQ: London

Funding: €192M

Founder/s: Eamon Jubbawy, Husayn Kassai, Ruhul Amin, and Imran Tehal

Onfido digitally proves a user’s real identity using artificial intelligence (AI) by verifying a photo ID and comparing it to facial biometrics. Last month, the company announced its new regional HQ in Amsterdam to offer further support for European customers, particularly in the financial services and mobility sectors. 

In July, the company announced that it has broken its revenue record for the fifth consecutive quarter, with an over 100 per cent increase YoY in global revenue, ending Q2 2021. Right now, the company has about a…


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