Introduction to the Amsterdam’s startup scene for Parisian startups

Paris-based startups looking to expand to the Netherlands are invited to apply for the Paris2Amsterdam Startup Bootcamp 2016, a three-day intensive programme to introduce Paris businesses to the startup scene in Amsterdam and in the Netherlands. The bootcamp is organised by StartupAmsterdam in collaboration with Paris&Co.

Meet experts and important key players in the e-industry

Participating startups will gain valuable information from experts, lead users and peers on a soft landing in Amsterdam, and learn how to expand and scale their companies in the Dutch market. StartupAmsterdam will provide an introductory programme into the startup ecosystem of Amsterdam including:

  • Workshop on soft landing in the Dutch business climate - advice on legal, recruitment and financial practices
  • Networking opportunities and one-on-one meetings with Dutch launching customers and organisations in the commercial sector
  • Business development session 

Bootcamp details:

Date: 5-7 October 2016
Costs:  StartupAmsterdam will cover the costs for one person per startup for the three-day bootcamp.

This includes organisational costs, accommodation and meals as part of the programme, as well as access to eWeek. All other costs, such as flights/trains, overnight stay, transportation and meals outside of the programme, are covered by the participants.

Programme includes:

  • Customised business development programme, including meetings with senior business leaders in Amsterdam’s tech industry
  • Legal services and recruitment services
  • Introductions to European VCs
  • Two nights’ accommodation at a hotel
  • Workspace in a co-working space
  • Full access to eWeek and other networking events in Amsterdam during the bootcamp 

Who can apply?

  • Innovative startups that are actively looking into Dutch and European expansion
  • Paris-based startups in the e-commerce and marketing sector have preference
  • Minimal criteria of a product/market fit and positive metrics in growth and conversion are applied

Ready? Apply now:

All you need to do is fill in the Application Form. The application deadline is 29 August 2016.

More information

For more information regarding the Paris2Amsterdam Startup Bootcamp, please contact Yeni Joseph – International Relations, StartupAmsterdam

Paris2Amsterdam bootcamp overview (PDF)