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.


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...

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...

A Beautiful Mess

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

Korte Papaverweg 4
1032 KB AMSTERDAM
Located in Amsterdam North, Café de Ceuvel is a bohemian waterside café and bar with a strong focus on sustainability.

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...

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...

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...
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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 ...

Loenatix

Jan Pieter Heijestraat 129
1054 ME AMSTERDAM
Loenatix (pronounced “lunatics”) is the place to score a unique urban outfit. From tank tops to soft hoodies and rack-loads of coo...

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...

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...