Startup Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a hyper-connected hub for entrepreneurs, emerging tech and innovation. To realise its full potential, the City of Amsterdam offers StartupAmsterdam. This action programme aims to strengthen and showcase Amsterdam’s ever-evolving startup ecosystem. By leveraging assets that are already in place, it ensures innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship can flourish.

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Explore Amsterdam’s startup and scaleup ecosystem

Amsterdam’s startup and scaleup scene has a lot to offer. Renowned international events, startup schools, numerous accelerators, a rich pallet of incubators and co-working spaces, not to mention growing job opportunities… Get to know the key players, never miss an important event and stay up to date with latest news and insights about Amsterdam’s startup and scaleup ecosystem.

Latest news

  • Antler Netherlands invests its first 12 startups

    A dozen startups have been chosen for investment by Antler Netherlands, a global startup accelerator and early-stage VC committed to diversity and removing gender and background-related barriers to success.

  • Fashion innovation in Amsterdam

    As one of the world’s most environmentally harmful sectors, the fashion industry has a long way to go to become sustainable. In Amsterdam, the needed innovations are being pushed forward by several initiatives and organisations in a movement spearheaded by Fashion for Good. From making a difference with small changes to looking at the big picture and radically transforming it, there are many ways to shake up the industry.

  • Checking in with Amsterdam’s AI leaders

    World AI Week is launching on 7 October, bringing thousands of attendees to Amsterdam for networking, classes, talks and other events. Before it all kicks off, I amsterdam caught up with some of the people shaping the city’s AI scene to hear their thoughts on the industry’s present and future.

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Startup support

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StartupAmsterdam offers active support and all the right resources to help you kick-start, scale up, accelerate and grow your startup in Amsterdam.

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