Open Social is an online community platform for volunteer communities, ideation communities and extranets. We help non-profits and innovative companies connect to their members, employees and customers. 

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Who are we?

Open Social is developed by a core team of 17 people and funded by GoalGorilla, a leading digital agency from the Netherlands.

Greenpeace Greenwire, an early version of our software won the Dutch Interactive Awards in 2015. It activates 90.000 volunteers to make the world a greener and more sustainable place. In the Netherlands alone Greenpeace Greenwire increased volunteering by 600%.

Open Social is built using Drupal 8, a web technology for creating ambitious digital experiences with more than a 100.000 active contributors worldwide. In 2017 Open Social was the overall winner of the Splash Awards, which celebrate the best work with the Drupal framework in the Benelux.

Meet our team

Our 25 person core team is based in curated tech-hub TQ in Amsterdam and in Twente, both of which are part of the Dutch Startup Delta, Europe’s largest startup ecosystem.

Working at Open Social
According to renowned Dutch newspaper NRC we belong to the top 50 best employers in The Netherlands for employee personal development.

You can check if there are any open vacancies. Even if there are none, we’re always open to talking to talented people. Submit your open application to hiring@goalgorilla.com.

View from the Open Social office at TQ Amsterdam
Taco Potze
co-Founder
Evelien Schut
Community Consultant
Moritz Arendt
Enterprise Projectmanager
Mieszko Czyzyk
Co-Founder

   

Why should you use Open Social?

We're a great match for your community. Read our award-winning business case: ‘Greenpeace Greenwire, the ‘social network that experienced a 600% increase in volunteering’.

Build a flexible social community to share knowledge, work together, and encourage dialogue.
Open Social is ideal for collaboration and effective communication - both vital for a growing volunteer community!
Use Open Social to invite stakeholders and employees to connect, share resources, and grow as a team.
Use our idea management software to find the best ideas or generate creativity from hundreds of members.

   

Start your community now
Evelien Schut
Community Consultant
850+ Communities are powered by Open Social

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