Refreshworks.ai raised €750,000 to be a leader in AI-driven business transformations


Refreshworks.ai has raised €750,000 in funding to bolster its position as a leader in AI-driven business transformations. Founded by Dutch entrepreneurs Diederik Klever and Ebel Slijp, Refreshworks has been at the forefront of leveraging AI to help Dutch businesses thrive in today’s fast-paced and competitive landscape since 2016.

The Hague-based company offers consultancy services and develops AI solutions to empower businesses in their transformation journey. They conduct business scans to identify potential AI implementations and their impact, then devise strategies, roadmaps, and implementation plans accordingly. Refreshworks also provides training to ensure that clients and their employees possess the necessary AI skills for a successful transformation.

With a strong track record of success, including recognition as one of the fastest-growing companies in the Netherlands, Refreshworks has partnered with over 250 companies and trained more than 2,500 professionals. Their technological implementations have resulted in over €120 million in business impact. Notable shareholders, such as Simon Neefjes, founder of TBWA\NEBOKO, have been attracted by Refreshworks’ impressive achievements.

The recent funding round of €750,000 involved eleven angel investors specializing in technology, compliance, safety, and consultancy. Simon Neefjes emphasized the importance of AI for companies striving to remain competitive and praised Refreshworks for their expertise in introducing AI and implementing necessary tools for success.

Ebel Slijp, founder and Managing Partner of Refreshworks, expressed confidence in the widespread adoption of AI in the Dutch business community. He highlighted the critical role of AI in driving growth, innovation, and maintaining the Dutch standard of living in the global economy. Refreshworks is eager to continue guiding and supporting companies in their AI transformation to solidify the Netherlands’ position as a market leader in AI.

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