Created in 2015, StartupAmsterdam is an action programme run by the City of Amsterdam that brings the public and private sectors together to support the startups, scale-ups, entrepreneurs and other players in the local ecosystem. By taking part in dozens of projects and initiatives promoting innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship, it’s helped the Dutch capital become a major player in the global scene.
Ampler Bikes is an Estonian e-bike manufacturer, which opened a Benelux office in Amsterdam in March 2022. We checked in with Tuuli Jevstignejev, head of communications at Ampler and a keen advocate for cycling in her hometown Tallinn, to see how it’s going and to hear her thoughts on Amsterdam’s business ecosystem… and, of course, its cycling culture.
During the panel discussion, Mariya Findzhikova of TomTom and Bas Beekman of StartupAmsterdam talked about their experiences with talent development and the challenges that come with it. Mark Wijsman acted as moderator.
Stay up to date with Amsterdam’s startup scene with our funding roundup for July 2022.