Two of the world's leading media highlight Ohpen:hot startup and employee retention powerhouse


The editors at WIRED believe that we are amongst Europe’s 100 Hottest Startups of 2018 and Bloomberg believes that we have a word to say about hiring talent. Who are we to disagree?


In this year’s edition of Europe’s 100 hottest start-ups, only 10 Dutch companies were listed. One of them was Ohpen.

This is what WIRED wrote about Ohpen in their print edition:

“Ohpen’s premise is simple: existing banks and financial service providers are hampered by legacy systems, so it offers cloud-based core banking software as a service (SaaS) to replace the entire back-end. This allows its customers to focus on front-end experience and brand differentiation. In July 2017, the Chris Zadeh-founded company secured €15 million from private-equity firm Amerborgh, which then led a €25 million Series C round in February 2018. The cash will help expansion into France, Canada, Australia and the US.”

In this article: The best startups in Amsterdamyou can read  more about Ohpen on WIRED’s website.

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In the forthcoming weeks, WIRED’s list of Europe’s 100 hottest startups 2018 will be published in installments. Make sure to regularly check all the amazing start-ups Europe has to offer.


On August 16th, Bloomberg asked our CEO, Chris Zadeh, about Ohpen’s way of attracting and keeping scarce talent. Ownership, freedom, and a personal trainer are only a small part of the perks.

To read the entire article and find out for yourself: Dutch Job Squeeze Brings Perks for Workers as Companies Scramble.