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Why Groningen is the coolest tech city you’ve never heard of

Posted on: February 23, 2023

Groningen has been named a top destination for tech talent, with plenty
of job opportunities to boot.

Why Groningen is the coolest tech city you’ve never heard of

It’s no secret that the Netherlands is a European leader when it comes to the tech and startup sectors. The country attracted €1.8bn in investment in 2021 alone, more than double the €790m raised in 2020.

While many people think of Amsterdam as the country’s startup capital and a global tech powerhouse — and with success stories like Adyen, MessageBird and Mollie, they’re not wrong — the Netherlands’ lesser-known cities are becoming favorites amongst expats who want to be part of the country’s dynamic tech scene, without the hustle of big city life.

Take Groningen. Known as the country’s “capital of the north,” Groningen is a thousand-year-old city with a thriving student population thanks to its universities. This plethora of young, international talent, ground breaking research, and the presence of corporate powerhouses like IBM and Google, make Groningen’s tech scene one to watch. Continue reading…

Come and see for yourself why Groningen is the perfect place to live,
work and grow your career!