the netherlands

With its renowned high quality of life, relaxed fiscal opportunities for international businesses and highly-educated, multicultural workforce, it's no wonder that many of the world's top companies and financial institutions have established offices or even their headquarters in the Netherlands.

Currence

Max Geerling and Piet Mallekoote of payment coordinator Currence talk about the Dutch culture of cooperation for the greater good.

Rockstart

Startup hub Rockstart was formed when founder Oscar Kneppers realised that ‘startups are the rock bands of business’. Read the interview with Kneppers...

Amsterdam’s home advantage

Amsterdam’s enviable position as one of the world’s most competitive economies and business climates relies on a highly-skilled international workforc...

Merchant power

Amsterdam’s meetings industry continues to grow, supported by a merchant spirit 400 years in the making.

A capital venture

Innovation, collaboration and internationalisation are the keystones of Amsterdam’s thriving investment ecosystem. These are exciting times for the ci...

Royal circular ambitions

The Netherlands is a global leader in closed-loop recycling projects, says Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Parma. ‘Our strength is in our holistic chain appr...

What is the circular economy?

The idea of a circular economy is gaining traction, and Amsterdam is at the heart of the revolution. Best of all, the circular economy is not only goo...

The DNA of Amsterdam

Thanks to the country's progressiveness, innovation and academic acumen, Amsterdam has been a driving force in science and business since the seventee...

Living in the new Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a small city with big dreams. Politicians, planners and builders are working together to prioritise three critical factors for urban bala...