Find out more about starting a business in Amsterdam or elsewhere in the Netherlands.
Amsterdam is a great place for finding independence in your career, whether you want to go it alone as a freelancer, establish an innovative startup or build a company from the ground up. Below, find our guide to starting up your own business in the Netherlands. There are lots of support and services available: for example, amsterdam inbusiness can help you start a business, and StartupAmsterdam offers an unparalleled network of support and resources, as well as access to Amsterdam’s thriving startup ecosystem. Other useful resources include a guide to going freelance, information on the startup visa scheme and a handy overview of co-working spaces.
The City of Amsterdam is launching a new scheme to help ease congestion in the city by asking car owners to leave their vehicles at home and use alternative forms of transport instead.
This year, the Startup in Residence governmental accelerator is expanding its reach to the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.
The electronics firm's launch of its new European distribution center completes a two part relocation process that started last year, when the company moved its European headquarters to a new space in Amsterdam Zuidoost's Alpha Tower.