What are the crucial aspects to focus on when developing a business plan for a startup in the Netherlands?

When continuing to work on the business plan, we advise you to emphasis the following points:

  • Level of innovativeness
  • Market traction gathered in the Dutch economy (sales, launching customers, partnerships, Letters of intent)
  • A validated value proposition and business model
  • Sufficient financial means Market research (surveys, testimonials, partnerships etc.) and an analysis of the competition

A step-by-step business plan including: a description of why your product or service is innovative, a description of which activities you as a starting entrepreneur will take in the first year to grow your business in the Netherlands, the structure of the organisation, assigned roles and tasks (especially your role as an entrepreneur within the company), the legal form of the company, division of shares, and make sure to always draw conclusions!