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Start a Consulting Business in the Netherlands

The Dutch consulting market has been growing rapidly over the last decade. An important reason is that Dutch labour force has become much more flexible over the last few years. Many ex-employees of large consulting, accounting and law firms have started up their own small consulting businesses. On top of that, many expats are starting […]

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Example case: Dutch BV owned by foreign company

Many entrepreneurs own a BV in the Netherlands, but later on decide to transfer ownership of the BV to a foreign company. For example when headquarters is moved to another country but the Dutch operation needs to continue. Another example is when the main shareholder moves from the Netherlands to a new country. This can […]

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Start a Boating Business in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has a boating industry with a long tradition. Both the professional maritime industry and the leisure industry are among Europe’s largest. It is difficult to exactly define the maritime industry, because it covers so many and very diverse industries. In this article we will zoom in on setting up a small or medium-sized […]

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Start a Pharmaceutical Company in the Netherlands

In this article we will discuss what makes the Netherlands an attractive country to start a pharmaceutical or life sciences company. After which we will walk through the steps to start up a company in the pharmaceutical industry. If you require any advice, do not hesitate to contact us. Why the Netherlands is a global […]

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How to finance your business in the Netherlands

You are starting up a new company in the Netherlands and you have a certain growth expectation? In that case, you will probably need to have some sort of funding. If you are not financing your business yourself, you should look for external funding possibilities. Luckily, the Netherlands offers a wide variety of funding networks, […]

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How to Start a Business in the Netherlands

Starting a business in another country is always tricky. However, there are a few countries in Europe where they are so used to setting up new companies that the process is almost effortless. One of those countries is the Netherlands. Compared to its neighbours, the Netherlands has very little bureaucracy and has a very friendly […]

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Start a transport company in the Netherlands

Of all European countries, the Netherlands is probably the most suitable to start your transport company. There are many reasons why the Netherlands is such a huge player in the logistical industry. For example, because of its geographical location the Netherlands is a major gateway into the European market. Because of this the country has […]

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Start up an e-commerce business in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has one of the most well-developed e-commerce infrastructures in the world. Even more than in other Western European countries, Dutch people are extremely used to buying goods and services online. Furthermore, the physical infrastructure is extremely suitable for fast e-commerce delivery. Due to the countries small size, extensive and high-quality road network, delivery […]

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After the Oil: Norway’s Green Shift

Norway’s prosperity is impossible to separate from its oil and gas. resources. Although there are several other factors that contribute to its wealth (for example: Norwegian women have been an active part of the workforce for a much longer time than in most other countries) nothing quite beats the country’s ‘black gold’. Norway is currently […]

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Startup Scene in Norway

Until just a few years ago, Norway’s startup scene was very small and largely unknown. As of 2021, that landscape has drastically changed with both Norwegian and foreign entrepreneurs and investors discovering the opportunities and excitement of the Norwegian startup landscape. Read on for some of the best sources to understand the Norwegian startup scene. […]

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Doing Business in Trondheim

Trondheim is the third largest city of Norway with over 200.000 inhabitants. It is the largest city in the Trøndelag region. This region has almost 500.000 inhabitants. However small in size, this city is of great importance for Norway. Not only because of its strategic position, but most of all because of its innovative and […]

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