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Looking for funding for your business

This information is provided by

Netherlands Chamber of Commerce Financing Desk, KVK

Looking for funding? You'll need to be well-prepared to find financing for your business. Make sure your business plan contains a clear, concise financial plan. This also means describing how you will spread investments and equity.

In the Netherlands, there are also numerous public-sector financing options. These include incentive schemes for startups, innovation and international trade in the form of either subsidies or tax benefits. Schemes are available from local, regional, provincial, national and even European government bodies.

Additional capital and project funding

You may need additional capital while you're setting up a business or once it starts growing. Or perhaps you require funding for a specific project. There are numerous organisations in the Netherlands that can help you look for startup or scale-up funding, or funding for your starting or expanding business. They'll explore the possibilities on your behalf and will introduce you to potential investors or other sources of funding. National and regional organisations and possibilities include:

Interactive tool for financing of international plans

Try this interactive online tool to check whether your application for financing or export credit insurance is viableExternal link in just five minutes. The tool has been created for entrepreneurs with plans to import, export, invest or expand abroad.

Questions relating to this article?

Please contact the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce Financing Desk, KVK

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Netherlands Chamber of Commerce Financing Desk, KVK