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.
Powered by global accelerator Techstars, the Arcadis City of 2030 programme is coming to Amsterdam from February to May 2019 to support startups in the smart city industry.
Spoilt for choice with Amsterdam’s many renowned coworking spaces? Don’t fret – Common Grounds’ new membership lets startups, freelancers and entrepreneurs access many of the city’s best spaces and creative communities for one price.
Amsterdam has been recognised as one of the world’s top cities for producing next-generation tech companies.