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.


The M-ODE Foundation

Amsterdam's The M-ODE Foundation is on a mission to change the world, and help people reassess the value that they see in the clothes that they wear. ...

RAU Architects

According to RAU's founder, Thomas Rau, "in the Netherlands, it's more accepted that the built environment must be in harmony with the natural surroun...

NewMotion

NewMotion is at the forefront of Amsterdam’s smart mobility revolution. We spoke to founder Alef Arendsen to find out how Amsterdam is making hi...

Amsterdam City Fellowship

The Amsterdam City Fellowship acceleration programme gives selected social entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop their innovative business concepts...

Local makers with global impact

19 Feb 2019
From ambitious start-ups to established corporates – the Amsterdam Area is a draw for thinkers, makers and doers from all around the world. Enti...