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Setting up your business in Amsterdam

Join more than 2,700 international companies that have invested in Amsterdam. It’s a top destination for commerce, knowledge, innovation and an ideal region in which to live, work, study and enjoy a high quality of life.

A city connected

Amsterdam is connected to the rest of Europe and the world – not only by an extensive transport network and the world’s largest internet hub, but also by the city’s collaborative approach to doing business. Amsterdam’s spirit of commerce, excellent quality of life and fiscal advantages make it a magnet for talent, startups and international headquarters for companies from across the globe. Find out more.

Invest and develop your business in Amsterdam

Why Amsterdam

Join over 2,700 international companies that have invested in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area and chosen to become part of our long history as a succe...


Welcome to Amsterdam. We are a city in which VCs, accelerators, incubators, universities, big tech companies, multinationals, startups and scale-ups a...

Access to talent

The presence of highly skilled, internationally-oriented talent is one of the principal reasons why the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is the city of cho...

Social enterprises

Business opportunity and impact meet in Amsterdam, making the city's enterprise environment both innovative and progressive. Let Amsterdam Impact be y...

Life in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is an attractive place to live and work. It’s got a fantastic quality of life, with the Netherlands famed for a good work-life balance and s...

How we can help

Our services

amsterdam inbusiness assists foreign companies with establishing and expanding their operations in Amsterdam and beyond. We can help you create a conv...


The Expatcenter provides a one-stop-shop service for international talent: companies and their highly skilled migrant employees, scientific researcher...

About us

Amsterdam is a hyper-connected centre point for startups in the European tech scene. To realise its full potential, the city launched StartupAmsterdam...
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