Destination NL

Business climate and foreign investment

Ranked No. 4 by Forbes ‘Best Countries for Business’, the Netherlands is truly a world-class business destination. With a competitive international business climate, and home to more than 15,000 international companies – from global giants to fast-growing gazelles - the Netherlands offers foreign businesses a favourable environment to locate and expand their business.


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Startups and scale-ups

Startups and scale-ups are drivers of the economy: they create jobs, open up markets, and play a crucial role in developing solutions for the challenges our society faces today. The Netherlands offers startups and scale-ups an extensive ecosystem to flourish, explore, and experiment.