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Funding for e-learning startup Interclass

Interclass receives loan from Innovatiefonds Noord-Holland to further develop their platform. 

Amsterdam-based startup Interclass received a convertible loan of €160.000 from Het Innovatiefonds Noord-Holland for the project: e-learning environment. Interclass will use the money to create an interactive learning platform for high-school students who might benefit from additional support with schoolwork. The solution Interclass provides gives supplementary interactive study material based on new trends like blended learning and gamification. The online platform offers tailored and personalized options.

Yasemin Demirtas (Interclass) & Wouter Keij (Innovatiefonds Noord-Holland)

Yasemin Demirtas, director and co-founder of Interclass: “Our solution is based on results from research that we conducted in 2016-1017 into the online activities of high-school students. We will use the loan from Innovatiefonds Noord-Holland to further develop into the market and prove the concept through our users”. 

Wouter Keij, director of Innovatiefonds Noord-Holland: “The solution of Interclass is an addition to the existing educational system and makes use of modern interactive techniques. Our financing hopefully leads to follow-up financing from third parties to have as many students benefit from the Interclass solution”. 

About Innovatiefonds Noord-Holland

Het Innovatiefonds Noord-Holland is an initiative of the Province Noord-Holland, the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam UMC and Sanquin, and supported by the European Union through the European Fund for Regional Development. The fund supports entrepreneurs in the Province Noord-Holland by financing innovation in the Proof-of-Concept phase. The Fund provides convertible loans. The duration of the fund is 2018-2023. Website:

About Interclass

Interclass is a startup based in Amsterdam. Interclass believes in qualitative and equal education. Based on modern technological solutions, Interclass creates a new way of online learning: affordable, flexible and for everybody. Besides the standard curriculum, in the future Interclass will also provide interdisciplinary and practical courses. High-school students will be able to find everything within the Interclass community. Website:

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