List down all the do’s and don’ts to avoid any hassle
It is good to be business-minded and founding up a business in any of the new countries is not an easy cup of tea. Similarly, these days Amsterdam, Netherlands has become a hotshot as per the investment point of view. It has some rulings, administrative actions, legal paper-work which should be followed at any cost and before taking any decision; one should never forget to go through all of this in detail. Let’s have a look at some of the initial steps to start a company in Netherlands.
Step # 1
Which business you want to start and are you legally entitled for it?
First, do some research that whatever business you want to start in the Netherlands, have any scope for the audience or not.
As far as the legal paperwork is concerned then keep this in your mind that if you are a European member national/ European economic member national/ Swiss citizen, then you would get no objection for starting any business and can work on employment/ self-employed basis freely. On the other side if you are not a permanent citizen of any citizenship mentioned above then go to an expert lawyer who takes these immigrant matters. Talk to them, tell them about your case, residency, and individual situation. Maybe they would be able to make a permit for you through any private company to support an innovative startup idea, or for helping the whole concept of entrepreneurship.
Step # 2
What is your solid business plan?
To start with something serious, it is must have a solid plan in your mind, and same is the case with business. Start with making a layout, jotting down the aims, goals, etc. for the new startup business is necessary. It helps in clarifying your though-process and boost your self-esteem. It’s not just limited to yourself instead if you want to raise funds for your startup then it would be needed there also. Plus if you’re going to get your business registered from the country’s Chamber of commerce, then they would also ask for it. The business plan should be comprised of mission, goals, and your timeline as per the yearly projections, an estimate of costs, etc. Moreover, it’s very important to come up with a unique and clear business name which is able to market your services properly. So, never underestimate the power of a brand’s name as it reflect it in its whole.
Step # 3
What is your legal strategy?
It is essential to understand the legal framework working behind the whole business structure. You can’t be dependent for everything on lawyers. Jot down all the points and considerations which you want to consider first like would the business be operated by one owner or several owners, would there be any financial funding or not, how would the partnership work, etc. All of these considerations should be dependent on your preferences.
Step # 4
What is your prime location?
In the Netherlands, the City of Amsterdam offers a variety of spacious office rooms. But if it doesn’t come in your budget then maybe you can opt for the idea of startup co-working spaces because these are also equipped with all the needed facilities.