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 London-based social media agency, whose clients include HBO, Warner Bros, Penguin and NBC Universal, has launched a new office in Amsterdam.
The electronic music festival and industry conference has always been a game-changer by highlighting new developments in electronic music. This year, it's introducing a raft of new initiatives that focus on sustainability.
On 9 December, TEDxAmsterdamWomen will host the Startup Awards 2019 at the KIT Royal Tropical Institute. Three finalists have been chosen to pitch their ideas on the main stage as part of the event and one winner will be chosen at the end of the evening.