In the Netherlands, there are also numerous public-sector financing options. These include incentive schemes for start-ups, innovation and international trade in the form of either subsidies or tax benefits. Schemes are available from local, regional, provincial, national and even European government bodies.
The Finance Desk
If you'd like to find out more about the options available in your specific situation, contact the Chamber of Commerce's (KvK) Finance Desk [Dutch: Financieringsdesk].
The KvK Finance Desk is staffed by over forty experienced advisers who'll gladly help you with any finance-related issue or enquiry. You'll not be the first business owner with questions about financing a business idea. The Finance Desk has already helped thousands of other business owners.
You can reach the Finance Desk free of charge by calling 0800 1014 on work days between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.