EIM Business & Policy Research
This report provides an overview of recent facts and figures on start-ups in the Netherlands, techno start-ups in particular and the overall link between entrepreneurship and innovation. Below, the main findings of this paper are highlighted. The subsequent sections provide a more detailed background on the presented observations. The number of start-ups in the Netherlands has grown strongly in the last two decades: in comparison to 1987, in 2006 well over twice as many new firms were started.