startup

Amsterdam is widely known to be a vibrant startup hub – little surprise in a country with such a rich history of trade and commerce. Factors such as socially progressive attitudes, tax advantages and great quality of life too contribute to make Amsterdam a great place to start a new business.

Working in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is an old European capital city with a modern outlook. As such, it offers plenty of unique employment opportunities across many different se...

Fact sheet

Amsterdam is a hyper-connected hub for entrepreneurs, emerging tech and innovation. To realise its full potential, the City of Amsterdam runs StartupA...

The StartupCity book

This comprehensive manual, written by StartupAmsterdam’s public and private leads, explains how local governments can develop their own startup cities...

Launchpad Meetups

Startups and corporates are often thought to be in opposition: many claim that startups disrupt the status quo of business and corporates attempt to r...

International scaling

DutchBasecamp, the not-for-profit social enterprise that offers bootcamps, training and mentoring networks to startups wanting to scale, has teamed up...