Amsterdam is one of the most unique cities in the world and the global capital of bikes! Who wouldn’t want to live in such a city for 3 months, right? But if the canals, the bikes and the delicious cheese are not enough incentives, check out what these startups have to say about Amsterdam. The teams participating in the NFC & Contactless program of 2013 explain why they chose the city of Amsterdam to accelerate their startups:
Are you convinced yet? Check the numbers pointing to the fact that the Netherlands is an ideal test market for startups.
- 93% of the people in the Netherlands use the internet, according to the International Telecommunications Union. This makes the Netherlands one of the highest ranking countries in the world.
- The penetration of social media is the highest in the world with a staggering 96%.
- The Netherlands is in top 10 list of countries with the highest internet speed.
Long story short, get a bike and apply for Startupbootcamp Amsterdam 2014!