The Netherlands Enterprise Agency – Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland

Prinses Beatrixlaan 2
2595 AL, The Hague

The Netherlands

+31 (0)88 0424242
+31 88 6025100
klantcontact@rvo.nl
http://www.rvo.nl

RVO the Hague

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency’s Headquarters

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) encourages entrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian, innovative and international business. It helps with grants, finding business partners, know-how and compliance with laws and regulations.
The aim is to improve opportunities for entrepreneurs and strengthen their position. The Agency works at the instigation of ministries and the European Union.
Netherlands Enterprise Agency is part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The organisation has been in existence since 2014 and is the result of a merger between NL Agency and the Dienst Regelingen. Some activities of the Commodities Boards are also included.
Netherlands Enterprise Agency focuses on providing services to entrepreneurs. It aims to make it easier to do business using smart organisation and digital communication. The Agency works in The Netherlands and abroad with governments, knowledge centres, international organisations and countless other partners.
 
Year of creation
individual entities or association
2014
Type of scheme
guarantee or counter-guarantee
Guarantee
Product typology
guarantee or counter-guarantee or co-guarantee
Guarantee
Ownership
i.e. fully mutual, funded by SMEs, banking associations, fully public, fully private, private-public, mixed models
Fully Public
Shareholder structure
Private / Public (in %)
100% Public
Legal form
of single guarantee entity or association: i.e. fund, development bank, development agency, cooperative or mutual societies, bank, foundation, association, limited company, etc.
Agency of Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs
Legal form
of members of an association: i.e. fund, development bank, development agency, cooperative or mutual societies, bank, foundation, association, limited company, etc.
State Agency
Structure / Network
i.e. central scheme with regional offices, central scheme only, association network
Central scheme only
Geographic coverage
i.e. local, regional, national
National
Sectorial focus
i.e. agriculture, industry, crafts, retail, liberal professions, cooperatives, etc.
Agriculture, Industry, Crafts, Retail, Liberal professions, Cooperatives
Size of businesses supported
i.e. large companies, SMEs, micro-enterprises, independent/self-employed
Large companies, SMEs, Micro-enterprises, Independent/Self-employed
Supervision statute
i.e. mono-product banking licenses, financial intermediary statute, non-supervised. For associations, please state statute of members
Financial intermediary statute
Profit / Non-profit oriented
dividends to public shareholders are not considered as profit orientation
Non-profit oriented
Do you benefit from a counter-guarantee at local, regional or national level?
Local level or Regional level or National level
No
Are you/your members financial intermediary for EU-programmes?
CIP/COSME or Structural funds or Progress or RSI/RSFF Horizon 2020
Progress, RSI/RSFF Horizon 2020, Eurostars, Joint Programming, Interreg, e.d.
Types of guarantee products provided by your organisation/your membersLoan default guarantees, Working capital loan guarantees, Bridge financing loan guarantees, Mezzanine financing guarantees, Housing guarantees, Leasing guarantees, Project guarantees, Export guarantees, Venture capital guarantees
Other SME support instruments offered by your organisation/your members
Subsidized loans or Mezzanine financing or Venture capital or Coaching or Mediation services
Subsidized loans, Mezzanine financing, Venture capital, Coaching
Is the activity subject to state aid regulation?Yes
Do you (your members) use..?
De minimis or GBER or Regional guidelines or Notification
De minimis, GBER, Regional guidelines, Notification
Do you (your members) dispose of an internal rating/scoring system?Yes
Do your guarantees provide deponderation (capital relief) for member banks subject to capital requirements (Basel agreement)?Yes
Do you (your members) benefit of a public counter-guarantee that allows deponderation (capital relief)?Yes