Module | Starting your business

Looking to start a company in the Netherlands? Make sure you do it in the smartest and most sustainable way. What type of company will suit you best? How do you go about registering with the Chamber of Commerce (KvK)? What risks might your business face? What are the options for organising and positioning your company? How do you invoice foreign clients? Learn all about it in this series of classes.

Class 1 | Getting started: Communications
14 October 2019, 19:00-21:30, by Eva Kaldenbach

Having a good pitch is crucial for any entrepreneur. How do you make sure your story hits all the right notes? How do you generate enthusiasm among potential financiers, clients or partners? This class will give you the tools to do exactly that. You’ll get the building blocks you need to build your own unique story – the story that will inspire others and boost your focus.

Class 2 | Getting started: Registering with the local Chamber of Commerce
28 October 2019, 19:00-21:30, by Wendy van Os

Take your first steps as an entrepreneur. In this class, you’ll learn which legal company type is the best fit for your business. Using a step-by-step plan, you’ll make solid preparations for registering with the Chamber of Commerce.

Class 3 | Getting started: Understanding business risk
4 November 2019, 19:00-21:30, by Pauline Beran

So, now you’re an entrepreneur. It’s very different from being an employee. What are the risks involved? How can you protect yourself against those risks? We’ll look at the different types of risk you might encounter: delayed assignments, clients who don’t pay on time, sudden illness, or loss-making investments. Forewarned is forearmed!

Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Oosterdokskade 151, Amsterdam