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Government support for entrepreneurs

Financing options for startups

When you are setting up a business, you'll need financing. There are several ways to go about obtaining financing for your company. You will find many of them outlined on the pages in the Financing your business section. Also, the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (KvK) has produced a leaflet that contains a comprehensive overview of your options.


Besides loans and funding schemes, there are various subsidies and tax reduction schemes that you can profit from as a small, starting enterprise. There are subsidies for environmental initiatives, art and culture, research and innovation, etc. Check out the Financing your business part of our website.