Category Archives: AMSTERDAM STARTUP STORIES

Amsterdam Startup Stories @ Spark

Local businesswoman, Monique Erinna, visited the Spark 2017 conference for female entrepreneurs and spoke with attendees, and the founder of Spark, Hannah Huber, to find out more about this vibrant and growing network in Amsterdam. www.sparkwomen.eu

+ Also featuring an original song composed and performed especially for Spark by Eva Ellingsworth, www.facebook.com/evaellingsworthmusic.

The next Spark conference is on Tuesday 27 March 2018 and other events are also scheduled.

This audio report will also be shared on rotation Broadcast Amsterdam’s beta radio station during February and March 2018.

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The making of ‘Faces on the Ferry’

We interviewed local illustrator, Rachelle Meyer, about her sketchbook project ‘Faces on the Ferry’. She told us why she started sketching the people she saw every day on her ferry commute from Amsterdam Noord to her studio in the city centre.

Short interview (4:53)

“I can just kind of stand here and … intimately doodle on the ferry.”

(Broadcast on Salto 1 TV in ‘Salto Shorts’.)

Extended interview (13:45):

“Starting Therewise Enterprises was … a way of encouraging us to make personal projects important again.”

(Broadcast on Salto TV as part of our ‘Amsterdam Startup Stories‘ series.)

Faces on the Ferry by Rachelle Meyer: