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.


Rataplan

Marconistraat 16
1704 RG HEERHUGOWAARD
Recycling shop Rataplan is a great spot for an afternoon of treasure hunting. All the second-hand goodies are clearly displayed in...

De 7 Deugden

Akersluis 8D
1066 EZ AMSTERDAM
De 7 Deugden brewery is surrounded by a cheese farm, the Coopery Museum and the Molen van Sloten windmill. The brewery and its sho...

De Kaskantine

Vlaardingenlaan 600
1062 HM AMSTERDAM
De Kaskantine is a temporary urban farm, run by volunteers. The pop-up farm has already moved several times, and the current locat...

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...

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...

Yerba

Ruysdaelstraat 48
1071 XE AMSTERDAM
Restaurant Yerba’s chef Walter Marskamp puts vegetables centre stage, and uses every part of the plant to create vegan, vegetarian...

A Beautiful Mess

H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 48
1096 AN AMSTERDAM
Enjoy delicious Middle-Eastern dishes in a restaurant with an interesting origin.

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 ...

Hotel Buiten

TH. J. Lammerslaan 1
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...

Restaurant Freud

Spaarndammerstraat 424
1013 SZ AMSTERDAM
Freud has a tempting menu leaning towards the Mediterranean and Middle East – there’s sourdough bread with tapenade and muhammara...

Tony’s Chocolonely Store

Pazzanistraat 1
1014 DB AMSTERDAM
At this chocolate shop brimming with colourful bars in outlandish flavours, you can taste the chocolate and buy bars from the disp...

Kleiburg Brewery tasting rooms

Hullenbergweg 6
1101 BL AMSTERDAM
Sample some locals brews from Brouwerij Kleiburg: De Bijlmer’s own abbey brewery, connected to the Kleiklooster, a double monaster...