In short

We look at ways to structurally connect startups and scaleups in the Netherlands with smart capital and address bottlenecks that prevent global growth and impact.

Work together with stakeholders in the ecosystem to boost investor readiness of scaleups

Support setting up fund structures to address structural investment gaps in the ecosystem

Connect scaleups, VCs and LPs - local and international - to increase investments in Dutch tech ecosystem

For Startups (For Investor Check Below)


Are you a startup looking for funding?

Check out Funding Allies. In the Funding Allies overview, you can see, in a blink of an eye, who can help you attract a suitable investor.


COL Portal

During COVID-19 we worked together with the government and regional organisations to create a €300M fund to help startups survive through the crisis.


Live COL dashboard

Via this dashboard, you can follow in real-time the requests which have been approved. 

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Find local and online events

Browse our agenda and find relevant events to connect with the ecosystem, investors and other startups.

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Find Investors

Discover more than 400 active VC funds in the Netherlands right now with our Startup Finder. Searchable by fund size, location and investment history.

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Startup Funding Canvas

Find out where you are in the process of raising money. 

Get Started

Start Up Box

The Startup Box consists of six public sector support programmes specifically tailored to meet the needs of your startup in each stage of your growth.

Find out which startup funding options are available to you.

Start Here

For Investors



A strategic LP/GP Investor Taskforce focused on Flattening the Climate Curve and Healthtech. We bring together the world’s largest investors to jointly mobilise capital and subsequently improve the growth climate for the Dutch and EU startup ecosystem.


Find Dutch Startups

Discover over 7500 startups and more than 400 active VC funds in the Netherlands right now with our Startup Finder.


Learn from our resources

  • COL impact report

    COL impact report

    The COL was installed to help innovative companies, such as startups and scaleups, in need due to COVID-19.

  • It's time to #FundRight Bidbook

    It's time to #FundRight Bidbook

    A Bidbook shining a spotlight on 200 Gender Diverse startups from The Netherlands breaking the mold. 

  • Corporate Venture Capital in The Netherlands

    Corporate Venture Capital in The Netherlands

    An increasing number of large enterprises employ Corporate Venture Capital (“CVC”) activities to support collaboration with startups. This report takes a deep dive into this area of investment.


  • As an organisation, we do not provide 1-1 support to startups apart from through our programmes such as Rise. We work with all the stakeholders to make changes that can impact the ecosystem as a whole.

  • Our Finder tool provides up-to-date insights on the latest investment rounds and profiles of active investors in the Netherlands.

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