The Peninsula reported the arrival of Amsterdam’s first trade mission to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, specifically Qatar. Led by Kajsa Ollongren, deputy mayor in Amsterdam, the purpose of the mission is to promote Amsterdam and the Netherlands in general as a top destination for business and for Dutch cultural institutions and startups to explore business opportunities and collaborations in
A number of Amsterdam-based startups are part of the delegation and will take part in an intensive program that introduces them to the startup ecosystem in Doha and Dubai. This program is organized by StartupAmsterdam, in collaboration with Qatar Business Incubation Center, Dubai Astrolabs and Dubai Startup Hub. The startups will meet with industry experts and learn how to expand into the GCC market. Amsterdam’s Chief Technology Officer is also part of the delegation and will meet with relevant partners to exchange knowledge and explore collaboration on smart urban innovation.
We look forward to seeing more collaboration and synergy between local and International startups!
For more details, read the full article at https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/15/01/2017/Amsterdam-s-first-GCC-trade-mission-visits-Doha