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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.

Invest in Amsterdam

Join more than 2,700 international companies that have invested in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area and chosen to become part of our long history as a successful business hub and leading centre of trade. All relevant contacts are close at hand, and a wide network of internationally orientated service providers offer companies a competitive edge.

Amsterdam’s advantages

There are so many reasons to invest in Amsterdam, but the main advantages are in four key areas: Connectivity – Amsterdam is often referred to as the gateway to Europe, as it is incredibly well connected by land, water and air, as well as digitally and socially. The business ecosystem – the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is a hotbed of business opportunities, for startups, scaleups and global corporations. Liveability – Amsterdam’s village-like charm is combined with the cosmopolitan vibe and cultural life of a European capital. And, lastly, value for money – Amsterdam is considerably competitive in comparison to other cities when it comes to costs for office space, labour, utility & transportation and effective corporate tax rates.

Amsterdam in business

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...

AMS business magazine

AMS is a magazine for entrepreneurs, businesses, researchers and professionals interested or invested in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. With facts, ...

Information about Brexit

Companies and British citizens can turn to amsterdam inbusiness, StartupAmsterdam and the Expatcenter Amsterdam for more information about potential e...

Your industry

Find out more about your industry in Amsterdam, with information on the following sectors: ICT, logistics, creative, life sciences, financial and busi...

Testimonials

A list of impressive testimonials, quotes, portraits from all participants. Also inspiring photos of iconic buildings in Amsterdam.

 

Testimonials

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