The National Investment Fund Invest-NL contributes to the project, which is an initiative of Dutch entrepreneurs and Dutch embassies-generals in the United States. The ministry writes on its website that this amount could be provided in addition to private money to achieve goals such as doing business in Silicon Valley.
Dirk Johnson, Consul General in San Francisco: “In the United States, Dutch start-ups are often seen as innovative and innovative.
Startups can apply for the program until February 18, 2022, when the department writes that it is “preparing for financial rounds and hurricane growth (‘scaling’) in the United States.” The first group of ten companies is expected to participate in April.
According to the ministry, Dutch start-ups looking to expand internationally are exposed to financial risks, “because Dutch investors often prefer to take less risk than international investors”.