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Startup academies in Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s startups and scale-ups need talented individuals to sustain their ever-increasing growth. The city attracts the best talent from all over the world, with numerous initiatives investing in even more skilled workers. Explore the best startup and tech academies Amsterdam has to offer, and become the next big hire every startup craves.

Academies that will make you a startup star

Hyper Island

Hyper Island designs learning experiences that challenge companies and individuals to grow and stay competitive in our increasingly digitised world. The Amsterdam-based startup academy is a collaboration with BSSA.

 

DELITELABS 

DELITELABS is a startup school that helps aspiring international entrepreneurs develop and realise their own professional projects, sparking their entrepreneurial spirit. 

 

The Analytics Academy

The Analytics Academy offers end-to-end education solutions in data science and business analytics. The academy is aimed at organisations in the commercial and non-profit sector. Become big-data ready with this tech-savvy startup programme.

The App Academy

The App Academy is for professionals and students who want to improve their coding skills, offering innovative iOS and Android bootcamps in Amsterdam.

 

B. Startup School Amsterdam

BSSA is bridging the skill gap, preparing recent graduates for what businesses in the tech industry and beyond have been asking for all along. The intensive full-time course and six-month traineeship will train the students in UI/UX, growth hacking, digital innovation or digital-content creation.

Codaisseur

Codaisseur is a coding academy that offers participants a fast route to becoming a junior developer. The academy is on a mission to bridge the gap between companies and developers, adding to the startup ecosystem and talent pool.

 

Growth Tribe Academy 

Growth Tribe Academy – Europe’s first growth hacking academy – teaches recent graduates the art and science of growth hacking via intense workshops. Participants will work in growth teams and embark on a three-month internship at a startup.

Le Wagon

This full-time nine-week developer programme – focussed on Ruby on Rails – brings technical skills to creative people, giving them best of both worlds.

New York Code + Design Academy

This academy offers full-time and part-time coding classes for beginners who aspire to become developers or UX designers. The Amsterdam-based programme is an innovative collaboration with BSSA.

 

Team Academy 

Team Academy is a four-year programme that leads to an accredited BBA in Entrepreneurship, giving students the opportunity to “learn by doing” through working in self-managed teams. Participants must set up real-life companies at the start of their studies, working on real projects for real clients.

 

The Talent Institute  

The Talent Institute is a seven-month theory-and-traineeship programme for recent graduates. The academy offers a range of competencies that are essential to those working at startups, including skills in design, experimentation and growth. 

 

Venture Mentoring Program (Ahti)

Venture Mentoring Program is tech startup academy by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. The programme, which utilises knowledge from ventures past and present, focuses on the fundamental and practical aspects of starting, growing and maintaining an ICT company.

Hack Your Future

Hack Your Future’s innovative six-month programme offers training to refugees with no coding experience, giving them the opportunity to grow into fully fledged software engineers.

Amsterdam School of Data Science

The Amsterdam School of Data Science platform is a collaboration of UvA, HvA, VU and CWI, offering over 250 innovative data science courses for startups and graduates interested in tech and ICT.

Decoded 

Decoded was founded on the belief that technology is for everyone. The company’s  innovative programmes – such as Code_in a Day, Hacker_in a Day and Blockchain Unlocked – empower startups with a core understanding of the ins-and-outs of the tech products we all use. Since 2011, the academy has taught over 15,000 professionals in over 70 cities globally.

 

Knowmads Business School 

Knowmads is a creative business school in Amsterdam. The academy offers a six-month co-creative learning journey for students who are ready to explore the positive difference they can make in the world. The ultimate goal is to empower and inspire these students to become makers of change.