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.


TOMS Managing Director Martin Johnston explains why Amsterdam is the perfect location for the fashion company.

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...

The Kraanspoor

Find out why office building the Kraanspoor became the first European real estate project to be awarded the Green Award by the MIPIM real estate fair....


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...


Kattenburgerstraat 5
17/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
WeMakeTheCity is an annual festival aiming to tackle urgent challenges in urban daily life. At dozens of locations throughout the ...