Top 10 Startup Success Stories: November

YES!DELFT START- AND SCALE-UPS WERE CELEBRATING A LOT OF SUCCESSES AGAIN THIS MONTH. FROM SECURING INVESTMENTS TO GETTING FEATURED BY NEWS OUTLETS AND PARTNERING UP WITH BIG CORPORATES! FIND OUT ALL ABOUT IT IN THIS MONTH’S TOP 10 STARTUP SUCCESS STORIES!

1. Gyromotics

Gyromotics received funding from SportInnovator to develop prosthesis for children that allow the full range of motion for both playing outside and normal walking. Read more about the news here. Their current product is very well received by users and they are scaling up production.  At the moment Gyromotics is developing a new prosthetic foot for children that allows them to both walk, run and play with the same foot.

We also just published a Startup Story about Gyromotics!

READ THE ARTICLE

2. Somnox

Somnox launched their second version of the sleep robot, received substantial investment and is ready to explore new markets abroad; primarily the UK and the USA. Somnox won the KVK Innovation price. They gained a lot of media attention; Julian Jagtenberg, founder and CEO was a guest at a radio interview for “de week van De Ondernemer and was a guest at UP!Rotterdam featuring in this podcast. Julian Jagtenberg has been selected as one of the top-5 most successful startup founders. You can still vote for him in this link. Julian is even invited for lunch by our King Willem-Alexander!

3. Loop

Loop dreams big! They presented their coffin at the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven this year. One year ago they  launched their mission with a marketing plan called “how to get on CNN”. It was a goal that enabled them to dream big. Today that dream became reality. Which means they get to dream even bigger! 🦄 See their LinkedIn post about this! This month we learned they are one of the winners of the ASN Bank world prize, as well as the ASN public awards prize! Congratulations! All of this media attention resulted in an increase in demand, so busy times for Loop. 

Read more about the products of Loop in the TU Delft Campus pioneers for change story!

4. DeNoize

DeNoize was in the news this month. This week they successfully implemented their active noise cancellation technology in a real-life environment around the Amsterdam Schiphol airport. For the past three months DeNoize worked closely with VELUX as part of the Urbantech program to accelerate the development of sustainable cities. Read more about this on their LinkedIN page

5. Whiffle

This week the Whiffle team is present at the WindEurope Electric City 2021 conference at Bella Center in Copenhagen. Whiffle creates the highest resolution operational weather models. This year Whiffle takes the lead in energy transition and signs contract with American (wind) powerhouse and signs a contract with General Electric. We spoke to the team during our YES!Cafe sessions and understand the team is growing out of the YES!Delft building and looking for larger offices.

6. Eyecontact

Are you tired of video conferencing every day? Eyecontact developed a tool that makes it easier to make eye contact during video calls. Read more about their technology here.

7. C-Cube

C-Cube international specialises in corrosion and wear and has developed patented technologies to measure and predict corrosion very precisely. They hired Rudy Van Wessel to further professionalise and accredit the C-Cube laboratory!

8. Unpluq

Unplug wants to help you regain control over your smartphone, in order to be able to focus on what’s meaningful to you. This week they launched Unpluq 2.0! 🚀 This is the software-only version of Unpluq that saves 35+ minutes of screen time, every day! In this video they explain how it works. There is an article about their tool in Emerce this month. You can also read more information about them in this article on Ness Labs.

9. Nowi

Remotec and Nowi have announced today the start of a strategic partnership to develop a range of eco-friendly perpetually powered remote controls. Read more about this development here. Nowi is named CES Innovation Award Honoree 2022 and will be joining the Dutch trade delegation. Nowi NH2 is a breakthrough energy harvesting power management solution able to power a broad range of consumer electronics & IoT devices with clean ambient energy. 

10. VideoWindow

After receiving the ‘CES Innovation Award’ VideoWindow is also considered best of innovation in their category ‘Smart Cities‘. 

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