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Main Software 50 edition 2020

For the 9th consecutive year the 2020 edition of the Main Software 50 was more competitive than ever. With an increased number of subscriptions, all finalist can take great pride in securing a top-50 position.  Main Software 50, is the renowned ranking of the 50 most successful Dutch software companies and is intended to increase visibility of the Dutch software sector for the larger public, as well as reward software companies for their great achievements.

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Winners 2020

Winner 1st Overall - Uptrends

Uptrends' monitoring tool keeps you in control of the uptime, performance and functionality of your websites, APIs and servers. This can improve web performance.

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Winner 2nd Overall - Enovation

For over 37 years, Enovation is the specialist for secure healthcare communication solutions. The company focuses on facilitating information exchange between- and within healthcare institutions and between healthcare institutions and patients. The company’s product proposition comprises own developed IP solutions complemented with solutions of partners. The solutions are based on (international) standards and can be seamlessly integrated with existing processes and IT systems of healthcare institutions.

Winner 3rd Overall - Textkernel

Textkernel works with over 1,000 HR and staffing organizations worldwide to bring the latest in artificial intelligence technology to our customers’ fingertips. We work with large, global companies across multiple industries deliver multilingual parsing, semantic search and match, and labor market intelligence solutions.

Highest Growth - Convious

Convious builds and delivers an eCommerce SaaS platform for the leisure industry. The software supports every step of the "customer journey" and helps its customers to sell more online from their own channels through optimised advertising budgets, dynamic pricing and personalisation. Convious is used by over 100 amusement parks and outings in 13 countries.

Cloud Champion - E-WISE

E-WISE is fully specialised in online continuing education for professionals subject to compulsory training and is active in the following sectors: medical (doctors, pharmacists, physiotherapists, dentists, nurses), financial (accountants, tax specialists, lawyers, notaries) and educational (teachers). E-WISE is by far the largest in the Netherlands in its segment with offices in Utrecht and Berlin.

A view of the software sector

The Dutch economy is making a tremendous progress in 2018. Several factors cause an economic growth of 3.2% in 2018 and 2.7% in 2019.

A driving force behind these growth rates is the Dutch software sector. In May 2018, ING published its findings: Software is a growth sector driven by cloud computing and digitization of the economy. In 2018, the sector is expected to grow in volume by 4.5 percent. Particularly software and services in the field of security are growing fast. Finding suitable personnel slows down the further expansion of the sector. Four out of ten entrepreneurs see this as an obstacle.

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Ontwikkelingen Software 50

Main Capital is dedicated to the software industry and organises many events for this sector every year. By organizing events around current topics within the sector, we continuously increase our knowledge and experience and offer software companies a platform for expanding their network and exchanging knowledge.

Inergy continues to build its Planning & Control software suite with investment in Gemstone


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Main Capital acquires majority stake in Identity & Access Management solution provider Pointsharp


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cleversoft group, backed by Main Capital Partners, acquires BusinessForensics B.V. to strengthen its position as a market leading Regtech provider in Central Europe


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The Main Software 50 is an initiative of Main Capital Partners