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StartupAmsterdam is founded by serial entrepreneurs and governmental bodies, and represents the startup ecosystem of Amsterdam. When it comes to startups and scale-ups, the Dutch capital city boasts three unfair advantages. We have the continent’s best testbed; are a global launch pad and attract a talented engineer pool.

Startup events

Amsterdam features world class events like The Next Web Conference, Amsterdam Capital Week, UPRISE festival and Startup Weekend. Our rich event calend...

Startup Map

  • 941 Companies
  • 168 Investors
  • 58 Services

Amsterdam's unfair advantages


Amsterdam is a natural testbed for innovation, with its abundance of lead partners, launching customers, early adopters and a diverse population. Gove...

Talent pool

For the success of today’s tech industry, talent is key. Amsterdam educates and attracts the best engineers from all over the world, with numerous ini...


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