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Mentoring and Coaching for innovative startups

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Netherlands Chamber of Commerce, KVK

Good advice is priceless when you are starting up a business. Maybe you already have a coach or mentor, are part of a business network or follow training programmes. There is quite a range of initiatives aimed at helping starting businesses find their feet in their business adventure. This page offers an overview of both national and regional programmes and organisations.

Explore the Dutch Startup Ecosystem

The Netherlands offers a range of startup assistance activities: funding, advice, facilities. You can find out who is doing what using the interactive Finder tool on the TechLeap website. Go to the Finder

National initiatives


There are 9 Regional Development Agencies (Regionale Ontwikkelingsmaatschappijen, ROMs) in the Netherlands. They strengthen the regional economy by boosting innovation, investments and internationalisation.

Other regional initiatives per province

This information is provided by

Netherlands Chamber of Commerce, KVK
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