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THE NETHERLANDS - DOING BUSINESS

STARTING A BUSINESS IN THE NETHERLANDS

The Netherlands maintains and continues to grow its position as one of the leading countries for doing business. It stands among some of the best jurisidictions for integrating an expanding business or developing a new startup. This globally recognised reputation stems from:

1. Its central location - Holland is an economic gateway to Europe, with access to the largest markets.
2. Fluency in English - Over 90% of the population speaks English, with the majority of the workforce being multilingual.
3. The national infrastructure – Holland has world class transport, logistical support and few barriers to trade.
4. A hub of creativity – Substantial commercial and Industrial expertise and a growing reach to a diverse pool of consumers.
5. Business accessibility – Holland opens it doors to international business and facilitates this with a clear and simple process.

Some usefull links to help you on the way:

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (KVK)

PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR START-UPS

LEGAL GUIDANCE TO DOING BUSINESS

NETHERLANDS ENTERPRISE AGENCY (RVO)

NETHERLANDS FOREIGN INVESTMENT AGENCY (NFIA)

NETHERLANDS GENERAL INFORMATION (Ministry of foreign Affairs)