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Startup support

Find support and the right resources for founding a startup and running a business in Amsterdam.

We offer active support and the right resources to help you kick-start, scale up, accelerate and grow your startup in Amsterdam. Get information on the rules and regulations pertaining to starting or expanding a business, moving to the Netherlands, financial matters and access to the network of ambitious entrepreneurs who make up Amsterdam’s startup community.


Startup visa

The first step you need to take to get the most of Amsterdam’s startup ecosystem is to relocate to the city. Luckily, the Netherlands makes this very ...

Legal and financial matters

Below you can find useful links to organisations and resources about the legal and financial matters related to setting up your business in the Nether...

Patents and IP rights

Are you setting up a business in Amsterdam? It’s important to get your intellectual property (IP) in check. Get informed with our IP checklist.

Accelerators and incubators

Amsterdam has a wealth of accelerators and incubators that can meet the needs of your business as it grows. Rockstart, Startupbootcamp and ImpactHub a...

Co-working spaces

Co-working spaces are a great way for businesses to share ideas, strategies and business advice. If you're a startup in Amsterdam looking for a shared...