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, scaleups, 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.
Stay up to date with Amsterdam’s startup scene with our funding roundup from 19 October 2020.
In less than a month, Amsterdam has become two unicorns richer: payment platform Mollie and cloud communications company MessageBird are now both worth over €1 billion.
At three events in Amsterdam, guest speakers gathered to talk about startups in the Dutch capital and how they can succeed despite the challenges resulting from the coronavirus.