The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) encourages entrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian, innovative and international business. It helps with guarantees, 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.
As of end-2021, RVO had an outstanding guarantee volume of almost bEUR 1.6 and supported around 22,000 SMEs.
|AECM accession year
|Agency of Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs
|Geographical and sectoral coverage
Agriculture, Industry, Crafts, Retail, Liberal professions, Cooperatives
|Loan guarantees, Mezzanine financing guarantees, Housing guarantees, Leasing guarantees, Project guarantees, Export guarantees, Venture capital guarantees, Subsidised loans, Mezzanine financing, Venture capital, Coaching
The Hague/Brussels, 4th January 2023