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Amsterdam Impact

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 enterprises. Amsterdam Impact will guide you through it, support you and offer you the tools you need to get going.

Get involved and change the world

Join Amsterdam’s impact revolution: we can help you explore the city’s accelerators, incubators, impact events, hubs, research institutes and investors. An ecosystem map will help you find your way. You can also gain insights in the news and features section, find your connections at impact events or contact Amsterdam Impact.

What is Amsterdam Impact?

Amsterdam Impact is an initiative by the City of Amsterdam that makes sure social businesses are getting the help and guidance they deserve. The City actively supports social entrepreneurship. It’s launched an action programme, and Amsterdam Impact is part of that: an objective guide to Amsterdam’s impact ecosystem.

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Latest impact news

  • Amsterdam City Fellowship participants announced

    Nine social enterprises have been selected to develop their health-focused business ideas for the Amsterdam City Fellowship acceleration programme.

  • Third #BuySocialNL event for Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

    On 30 March, in partnership with Social Enterprise NL, the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area ran the third Buy Social event, held at Schiphol Group. Various buying companies and social entrepreneurs came together to stimulate purchasing from social enterprises, creating maximum impact.

  • A code for the Netherlands’ social enterprises

    A consultation version of a Social Enterprises Code has been drafted, so it’s time for entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in the Netherlands to deliver their feedback.

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