About Us

About Us

Silicon Canals is the leading English language startup news source for the Benelux. We cover news, knowledge, and insights from the local tech startup ecosystem, providing a growing number of startups CEOs, scale-up founder, angel investors, venture capitalists, innovation managers, and other interested parties from the startup community with invaluable and indispensable information.

Silicon Canals was founded in 2014 by Remco Janssen (then editor in chief) and Arjan Drost (then deputy editor in chief). Currently, founder and owner Remco Janssen serves as the sites’ publisher while the experienced tech journalist Akansha Srivastava (former managing editor at Gizbot) has taken the helm as editor in chief (since August 2018).

An experienced and growing editorial team of worldwide freelancers publishes and curate news and views on our website siliconcanals.nl and via our weekly newsletter (subscribe). Together with our partner Amplify Marketing, we organize events for the startup ecosystem, beginning with the Product Summit (coming soon).

For more information on possible partnerships, please visit “Become a partner“.

To learn more about our accomplishments and our plans for the future, read: “Four more years! Here’s what’s in store for our birthday boy, Silicon Canals“.