Start and grow a startup in the Netherlands

Last checked on:
10 June 2024
Published on:
11 April 2022

Do you have an early-stage or fast-growing startup in the Netherlands? The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) offers special funding, a robust national network, and personal advice for innovative startups.

Personal advice

Is specific Dutch legislation getting in the way of your innovative idea? Or would you like to do business with the Dutch government? Then contact one of our government or municipal startup officers.

For advice on funding, network entry or intellectual property rights? Please contact one of our regional advisors.


We offer different kinds of funding useful for innovative startups that have just started their business or want to accelerate their growth in the Netherlands.

Our startup partner organisations

We work together with several partner organisations. Check out their websites to see how they can help you.

Not yet based in the Netherlands?

If your company is not based in the Netherlands yet, please find more information at:

Commissioned by:
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
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