Building the Dream

Personal Stories of 12 Dutch Tech Titans

Explore the inspiring journeys of these tech entrepreneurs uncovering personal stories, lessons, and the human side of tech innovation.


S01 / E02 - 01 November 2023

Ruben scaled Ticketscript to over $100 million in revenue; earning the title of Europe's nr1. online ticketing site before he and Frans sold it in 2017 to Eventbrite. Now he spends his time as an investor and also works as the CEO of LeadingCourses

S01 / E01 - 25 September 2023

After a successful launch in the United States, Daniel, CEO of GoPhoto shares some of his insights, and know-how for scaling his business. From paparazzi in the bushes to SaaS powerhouse conquering the USA: Daniel is building his dream!Growing up as the son of a successful bus...

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About Building the Dream

Rome was not built in a day, and neither are successful tech scale-ups. Join us on a captivating journey as we delve into the personal stories of 12 Dutch Tech Titans who transformed their tech startups into industry giants.

In "Building the Dream," we take you on an exploration of their remarkable journeys, filled with challenges, triumphs, and life-changing experiences. These tech pioneers share their intimate stories and insights into the rollercoaster ride of entrepreneurship. Who are these extraordinary individuals, and what valuable lessons do they have to offer?

Get ready to be inspired by the real-life stories of resilience, vision, and determination in the world of Dutch tech entrepreneurship.

Host of the podcast: Leopold van Oosten, CEO & founder of Amsterdam Standard.

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