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.
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The new shoes are being created through a partnership with an Italian company that turns leftovers from the winemaking industry into vegan-friendly faux leather.
A report powered by Amsterdam Impact, the City of Amsterdam’s impact entrepreneurship programme, the DOEN Foundation and the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality investigates how impact entrepreneurs in the food sector and their stakeholders were affected by the COVID-19 crisis.