social entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurship, also known as impact entrepreneurship, means doing business with a social perspective; making a positive impact on society is the priority. Amsterdam is an ideal homebase for social entrepreneurs, offering the networks, ecosystem and business preconditions to make impact enterprises a success.


De Akermolen

Zwarte Pad 30
1069 MN AMSTERDAM
De Akermolen is a windmill that’s lost its sails, along what feels like a country footpath in the district of De Aker. The teahous...

Vegan Junk Food Bar

Staringplein 22
1054 VL AMSTERDAM
Guilt-free snacks have never been so tasty! Whether you go for the original burger or the shawarma sandwich, everything at the Veg...

50/50 Food

Rode Kruisstraat 24
1025 KN AMSTERDAM
For a tasty and affordable organic lunch, then take a break at 50/50 Food. Run by the Salvation Army, this café has a sunny terrac...

Koeckebackers

Cabralstraat 7
1057 CD AMSTERDAM
Everyone loves a good biscuit, and you certainly couldn’t fail to enjoy one from the master ‘cookie bakers’ at the Koeckebackers. ...

Happy Tosti

1e van der Helststraat 80
1072 NZ AMSTERDAM
Everybody’s happy with a tasty grilled cheese sandwich. At Happy Tosti, they make great toastie varieties ranging from a perfectly...

De Pits

IJsbaanpad 9
1076 CV AMSTERDAM
If you’re ready for a pitstop, stop off at lunchroom De Pits at the Pand Zuid business hub. Inside, there are photos of the 1928 O...

Hotel Buiten

TH. J. Lammerslaan 3
1064 DH AMSTERDAM
Not an actual hotel, but homely nevertheless: Hotel Buiten is a café and an urban beach – without sand, but with plenty of water t...

50/50 Green

Heggerankweg 61
1032 JB AMSTERDAM
Run by The Salvation Army, 50/50 Green is the perfect place for a break among nature and to top up on your five a day. Located in ...

Recycle Kid

Van der Pekstraat 101
1031 CV AMSTERDAM
Beautiful second-hand children's clothing is sold from this light and airy store on a corner of Van der Pekstraat. It offers susta...

Noordje Z-store

Zamenhofstraat
1022 AC AMSTERDAM
In this former fire station, Noordje stimulates children’s creativity and language development. It provides a creative learning en...

Kringloopwinkel De Lokatie

Distelweg 85
1031 HD AMSTERDAM
Sniff out a bargain at recycling organisation De Lokatie, which offers two stores in North. The expansive branch on Distelweg cove...
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Broer & Zus

Van Woustraat 42
1073 LM AMSTERDAM
Broer & Zus has children’s clothes that make everyone happy – kids because of the fun prints and cheerful colours, and the makers ...