Amsterdam has a long and illustrious heritage of financial innovation. It established the world’s first central bank, was the cradle of the world’s first joint stock company and provided one of the earliest examples of a company pension scheme. Today, Amsterdam is a leading force in FinTech and one of the most innovative of the major financial centres in Europe.
The fast-growing FinTech company abandoned plans to move into the UK, opting for a move to Amsterdam instead.
If you’re an innovative sharing-economy startup or scale-up in Amsterdam, this could be your lucky day. The EuropexNYC Sharing Cities programme might just be your ticket to expand into the United States.
The 11 startups and 1 scale-up took the stage at the demonstration day, marking the end of their Startupbootcamp FinTech & CyberSecurity 2017 accelerator programme. The day showed off a new wave of innovation and energy to the massive crowd.