With its 40,000 square metres and three buildings, B. Amsterdam is the biggest start-up ecosystem in Europe. During the tour at B1, B2 and B3, your group will discover how our co-founders created B. from an old IBM building. Why did we initiate it as an innovative ecosystem? What’s the impact of the B. vision: bringing entrepreneurship within everyone’s reach by providing our spaces, the right toolset and social environment?

what to expect.

  • Walking tour at B1, B2, B3
  • Key factors in shaping an energetic co-working environment
  • What can healthy workers bring to an organization?

scale internationally.

Fast-growing start-ups have the urge to go global. However, how do you build a business network consisting of local partners, government relations and service agencies in a new market? What can B. Building Business offer SME companies to support their international growth across Europe, the US and Asia?

Our global soft-landing package will offer you an insightful overview to solve the above-mentioned questions.

what to expect.

  • An intro about B. expansion from Amsterdam to New York City
  • Details about the soft-landing package
  • How to accelerate scale-ups with resources
  • The power of community and knowledge exchange

startup matching.

This program is designed to provide tailor-made start-up matching workshops according to your request and the B. vertical database.

Our team will conduct an in-depth study to select matchable start-ups. Smart city? Healthcare? Or a combination of finance and AI? Fill out the request form with 2 extra questions to help us understand better what you are looking for.

Note: Before arranging start-up matching, we will assess the incoming groups to see if they offer sufficient added value for the group and start-ups in our community.

public-private partnership.

Amsterdam is the European Capital of Innovation (“iCapital”) 2016, a title awarded by the European Commission. How does the Amsterdam municipality , in line with national government, establish public-private partnerships to create an innovative start-up city?

what to expect.

  • Introduction of Amsterdam as a start-up city
  • StartupDelta, initiated by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and special envoy Prince Constantijn van Oranje
  • StartupAmsterdam, a public-private action program initiated by the Amsterdam municipality
  • Startup in Residence, an innovative collaboration program between the Amsterdam municipality and start-ups
  • Scale Europe, a connected, Europe-wide, city-to-city start-up ecosystem comprising 17 cities.

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