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.
Amsterdam has been ranked first out of 114 global cities in a study that looks at low stress factors for commuters.
According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, in 2018 the Netherlands had over 10,000 fast-growing companies for the first time, representing a 20% increase over the previous year.
The two food delivery companies have reached consensus upon the terms of a merger and recommend that their shareholders vote in favour of the agreement.