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Set up a Software Company in the Netherlands

Updated on Wednesday 06th December 2017

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Set-up-a-Software-Company-in-the-Netherlands.jpgThe software industry in the Netherlands is one of the main driving forces that have helped in increasing the local economy. The software sector in the Netherlands is mainly represented by cloud computing and digitization, an aspect that will also be incorporated at a governmental level. Investors interested in company formation in the Netherlands in the software industry should know that the estimates on the sector show an increase of 5% in volume (on an annual basis) by the end 2017. Our team of consultants in company registration in the Netherlands can offer advice on the main legal requirements applicable to software businesses


Top software sub-sectors in the Netherlands 

A field of activity related to the software industry that is growing at a fast pace refers to the software services provided for security matters.
Those who want to open a company in the Netherlands registered as a software business may invest in one of the following top sub-sectors
standard software applications;
mobile software;
cloud-based software;
network software;
application management;
development tools;
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Our team of specialists in company formation in the Netherlands can provide in-depth assistance on the business permits that must be obtained by the legal entities operating in one of the above mentioned fields of activity. 

ERP in the Netherlands 

ERP refers to a method through which a company in the Netherlands integrates important aspects of the business (planning, management, human resources, sales, marketing) through various software applications
At the level of 2016, the software penetration on ERP matters had the top results for the following economic fields:
manufacturing (90,2%);
wholesale and retail(88,3%);
construction (85%). 
Investors can benefit from further advice on the compulsory registration procedure related to software companies from our team of agents in company formation in the Netherlands


  • Benjamin 2017-10-30

    I would like to find out further information on the regulations applicable to cloud-computing companies, as this field of activity is rather new. Thank you!

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