Business in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a key launchpad into the European market, with a stable business climate, diverse talent pool, entrepreneurial mindset and a work-life balance that is among the best on the planet. Be part of a thriving business ecosystem – alongside cutting-edge startups, international corporations, social entrepreneurs and award-winning innovation.

A city of enterprise

This is your comprehensive resource for doing business in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Discover what makes Amsterdam’s various industries flourish, why social entrepreneurs are making such an impact and how boundaries are being pushed in the city’s startup scene. Learn about investment opportunities and the latest news and developments in your industry.

Top industries

Latest news

  • Tritium expands into Amsterdam with EU headquarters

    The Australian electric-vehicle (EV) charger company opened its EU headquarters in Amsterdam earlier this month. The location will be Tritium’s base for further expanding into the fast-growing European market.

  • StartupAmsterdam Corporate Network leads to Deedmob collaborating with UPS

    StartupAmsterdam's Corporate Network is achieving its goal of connecting Amsterdam’s startups with world-leading corporates. Find out about the most recent collaboration, which is between Deedmob and UPS.

  • appril festival returns to Amsterdam

    The latest edition of the Netherlands’ number-one festival dedicated to mobile apps will reflect on the last decade of app development – as well as looking forward to future innovations. It’s taking place in – you guessed it – April.

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Business in Amsterdam

Setting up a business

Join more than 3,000 international companies that have invested in Amsterdam. It’s a top destination for commerce, knowledge, innovation and an ideal ...

Why choose Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s spirit of commerce and excellent quality of life make it a magnet for talent, startups and international headquarters for companies from a...

Your industry

Find out more about your industry in Amsterdam, with information on the following sectors: ICT, logistics, creative, life sciences, financial and busi...

Life in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a wonderful place to live and work in. The city’s got a great quality of life, with the ubiquitous bikes making it easy to get arou...

News & insights

From world-leading developments across a number of sectors – including ICT, creative, life sciences and more – to new insights into hot business topic...

AMS business magazine

AMS is a magazine for entrepreneurs, businesses, researchers and professionals interested or invested in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. With facts, ...

Connect with Amsterdam’s business ecosystem

Social enterprises

Idealistic entrepreneurs will find a home in Amsterdam. The city is full of big ideas and has an inspiring, innovative and active ecosystem for social...

IN Amsterdam

IN Amsterdam (formerly Expatcenter Amsterdam) provides a one-stop-shop service for international newcomers in the Amsterdam Area. We serve companies a...