Seed capital

Using the Seed capital scheme, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy aims to support technical and creative start-ups. The ministry grants capital to investment funds that invest risk capital in innovative entrepreneurs in the technological and creative sector through this scheme. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency is responsible for its implementation.

Tender (generic)

The tender 2019 is open from 1 January 2019 until 31 March 2019 and has a budget of € 18 million.

Tender eHealth

The Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport is granting € 9 million for an eHealth tender. The tender will focus on investors investing in startups developing a new invention or a new application of existing technology or IT in eHealth.
The eHealth tender is also open from 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019.

Setting up an investment fund

The autumn tender 2018 is open from November 1 to November 14, 2018. (Emerging) entrepreneurs can contact the participating investment funds directly.

Foreign investors

The admission scheme for foreign investors in the Netherlands has been simplified.

Get inspired

This showcase features the story of an investor who put Seed capital to good use for his starting business.

More information

For more information, please go to Seed capital (in Dutch).

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