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Thanks to Amsterdam's innovative tech startups, its super-fast internet speeds and its amazing talent pool, the city's ICT industry is thriving. Find out more from the industry's success stories.

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Website-optimisation company Optimizely opened their European headquarters in Amsterdam in 2013. The general manager explains why.


“I set out on a world tour to find the place that could offer app developers the best quality of life. Amsterdam was a straightforward decision.”


“We chose the Netherlands because of its central geographical location, its superb infrastructure and its business-friendly tax structure.”

New Motion

New Motion makes charging points for electric vehicles. Read the interview with founder Alef Arendsen to find out how Amsterdam is making his vision c...


“I think it’s testament to Amsterdam’s forward-thinking nature that we were established so early,” says the CEO of the world’s largest data hub.

Ve Interactive

Ve Interactive is a young and fast-growing technology company feeling right at home in Amsterdam. Find out why.


“Amsterdam is a good base to have an international company,” says Bas van Abel, founder of Fairphone.


Tony Wang, Managing Director at Twitter UK, explains why the company decided to establish an office in Amsterdam.

Network Hardware Resale

In 2002, Network Hardware Resale (NHR), a supplier of computer network equipment, launched its European head office in Amsterdam. Find out why.


Hanergy develops and finances clean energy sources. “Our presence in Amsterdam has given Hanergy a lot of extra energy,” says its CCO.


Peerby's founder, Daan Weddepohl, talks about Amsterdam and how it’s the perfect hotbed for startups.


“In many aspects, Dutch and Chinese business professionals are alike. Both are results-driven and innovative,” says Wonder Wang, CEO of Huawei Technol...