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What is StartupAmsterdam

StartupAmsterdam is a public / private initiative working for and with the startup ecosystem of Amsterdam.

StartupAmsterdam helps startups by showcasing, utilising and improving the benefits, strengths and assets already present in Amsterdam. The five requirements for a startup to flourish are talent, customers, content, capital and a startup-minded environment. Based on these five pillars, StartupAmsterdam has designed its action programme to boost the Amsterdam startup ecosystem. The hands-on team works together with various stakeholders in the startup community to validate and implement its measures. Together with the startup ecosystem, StartupAmsterdam realises Amsterdam's potential to be Europe's leading startup hub.


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Check out the latest news, insights and feature articles about startups, the startup scene and events in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

StartupAmsterdam Team