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hoe start ik een bedrijf

It is fairly easy to start a business. You only have to register your company at the Chamber of Commerce. Of course, you should first thoroughly analyze the market you want to enter. And if you are looking for investors, you should first draft a proper business plan.

Start a company with a business plan

A proper business plan is of paramount importance to a successful company. Moreover, you need a business plan to obtain a loan from a bank or investor. Even though you do not necessarily need a business plan to register your company at the Chamber of Commerce, you are well advised to make one. It will help you critically assess your product or service against the market you want to enter. To find out if your company could be successful or if you should research some aspects in more detail, such as whether to register any trademark rights or patents.

hoe start ik een bedrijf

Starting a company within Brainport Eindhoven

If you are starting your own company in Brainport Eindhoven, you can contact the Brainport Development business developers, free of charge. Brainport Development is a development company, aimed at continuously developing the economy in the region. Our business consultants will give you advice, help you find the right cooperation partners and will critically assess your idea in terms of viability and financial sustainability. All free of charge. In addition, they will give you access to Brainport’s extensive network of partners, clients and investors.

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Brainport Eindhoven offers many networks that can help you find your way as startup. One of the most well-known networks is StartUpDelta, an initiative aimed at promoting and enhancing the business climate of the Netherlands. Dutch startups can ask the StartUpDelta for support. In case you are still in doubt of where to establish your company: StartUpDelta has identified Brainport Eindhoven as one of the most innovative hubs in the Netherlands.

You can get more information from these partners:

The Gate

The Gate is the platform for tech startups in the first stage of their existence. An information and advice platform, physical and digital, they can reach out to for a successful take off.

Chamber of Commerce

As soon as you want to start a business, you have to register at the Chamber of Commerce. You will also find inspiration and tips on their website to make the start of your business successful.


On 'Ondernemersplein' you will find information and advice from the government for entrepreneurs. by KVK, Belastingdienst,, CBS, UWV and other government organisations.

Techleap is a non-profit organisation helping to quantify and accelerate the tech ecosystem of the Netherlands.

I can help you make the right choices for your company. Call and get free and independent advice on which funding suits you best.



Piet van der Wielen

Program Director Business | Brainport Development

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