Startup support

Find support and the right resources for founding a startup and running a business in Amsterdam.

We offer active support and the right resources to help you kick-start, scale up, accelerate and grow your startup in Amsterdam. Get information on the rules and regulations pertaining to starting or expanding a business, moving to the Netherlands, financial matters and access to the network of ambitious entrepreneurs who make up Amsterdam’s startup community.

Startup visa

The first step you need to take to get the most of Amsterdam’s startup ecosystem is to relocate to the city. Luckily, the Netherlands makes this very ...

Legal and financial matters

Below you can find useful links to organisations and resources about the legal and financial matters related to setting up your business in the Nether...

City data

At the City of Amsterdam, we see data as the fuel for innovation, and we invite startups to utilise this data.

Patents and IP rights

Are you setting up a business in Amsterdam? It’s important to get your intellectual property (IP) in check. Get informed with our IP checklist.