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News & insights

Check out the latest news, insights and feature articles about startups, the startup scene and events in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

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The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is a thriving startup hub. This overview is a one-stop shop for the area's startup-related news.

Latest news

  • Start up your event at the RAI

    Pitch your event idea to RAI Amsterdam, the country’s largest convention centre, for a chance to receive expert support and free event space.

  • Amsterdam startup scene embracing AI

    AI tops the lists of many governments and institutions as a solution to economic stagnation. A large study of 12 developed economies – including the Dutch economy – has shown that AI can double economic growth rates by 2035, by making people more efficient and productive. The Amsterdam startup community has recently embraced the AI trend, and is gearing up to take full advantage of it.

  • Five impact-focused accelerators to apply to this autumn

    Amsterdam boasts numerous business development programmes, academies, incubators and accelerators for impact entrepreneurs. To take your startup and positive impact to the next level, here are five Amsterdam-based accelerators you can apply to this autumn.

  • How Amsterdam is becoming the new Silicon Valley

    Thanks to its terrific tech talent, world-class startup ecosystem and acumen for innovation, Amsterdam is giving the crowned jewel of the Bay Area a run for its money.

  • Registration for Startup in Residence Amsterdam is now open

    The Startup in Residence Amsterdam programme invites entrepreneurs to help solve Amsterdam's most pressing challenges. This is the programme's third successful year, and applications are now open.

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