The European Investment Bank (EIB) will make 350 million euros available for loans to small and medium-sized enterprises in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg, through a special loan program with the ING, a global financial institution that provides banking, investment, life insurance, and pension services. The news was announced by the ING Thursday.
Dutch entrepreneurs are not happy with the government policies and believe that the Prime Minister Mark Rutte cabinet is doing little to address the economic crisis.
Motorcycle sport company Erik Buell Racing has opened an office in the Netherlands to help expand distribution and overall brand awareness across Europe.
CDA board member, Cees Bos, tilted the scale Monday evening with a deciding vote, during the voting for a 76 million euro project for a new library, a movie theatre and 100 starter apartments in Utrecht, wiping it off the table. The complex was supposed to rise next to the Central Station.
In 2013, start-ups and businesses in the Netherlands raised €32 million through crowdfunding, according to Douw & Koren.
Three former traders of Dutch bank Rabobank are facing charges in the United States for their supposed role in the Libor interest rate-rigging scandal.
Amsterdam will get a hotel that specifically tailors to the needs of Chinese tourists. Construction of the hotel in the Business Park in Osdorp will start in February.
A new €10 banknote will start circulating from 23 September
Many Dutch do not expect to be able to keep working until the age of 67, according to a study among 1,000 workers, by market researcher GfK, Friday.
Dutch firm Yard Energy Group has acquired wind energy developer KDE Energy.
Zeist-based investor Nimbus has acquired 95% stake in money printing company Royal Joh. Enschede to save the company from bankruptcy.
De Nederlandsche Bank could impose a €1 million fine on pension funds who are not submitting asset management costs, the Financieele Dagblad reported on Thursday.
Telecom company Altice SA wants to list its shares on the Amsterdam stock exchange and wants to raise about 750 million euros in an initial public offering (IPO).
American entertainment group Time Warner is mulling the acquisition of Amsterdam-based Eyeworks.
Liberty Global is close to finalizing an agreement to acquire Dutch broadband provider Ziggo, Bloomberg News reported citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Emmi has acquired a 70% stake in Dutch company AVH Dairy Trade BV, which exports traditional and organic goat and sheep dairy products.
Dutch logistics firm Husa Transportation has decided to withdraw its open-access railfreight operations due to financial problems.
Last year more than 150,000 people in the Netherlands started a company, which is an increase of 13 percent compared to 2012. This is evidenced by figures, published by the Chamber of Commerce on Monday.
Once again Schiphol booked a record year. The airport received over 52.5 million travelers in 2013, an increase of 3 percent compared to the previous year.
Cycling is seen as typically Dutch, despite Katie Melua's song year ago: There are 9 million bikes in Peking. Alejandra Ferrari wants that to change.
Danish energy company Dong Energy has decided to sell its business in the Netherlands, the Financieele Dagblad reports on Monday.
Aircraft maintenance company Fokker Services is expected to announce layoffs in mid-February, newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad reported. The firm works exclusively on maintenance of Fokker aircraft built before the company went bankrupt in 1996.
Thirteen coffee shops being forced by the city to stay closed during daytime hours have joined together in a lawsuit against Amsterdam. A law passed by the municipality last year states that coffee shops selling soft drugs in close proximity to schools must stay closed until 6 p.m.