Orange Sports Forum is acknowledged by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (website) and the Dutch Immigration and Nationalisation Service (website) as a facilitator for start-ups and scale-ups. This program offers the opportunity for (foreign) entrepreneurs that want to establish and grow their business in the Netherlands. Thanks to this program, OSF is even better able to facilitate sports related organizations with knowledge exchange, partnerships, projects, and other services and increase the impact of international sport business. See for more information also the official websites of the Startup Visa Program: Netherlands Point of Entry and: Finding a facilitator | RVO.nl.
OSF offers participants a one-year program and during this program, the entrepreneur receives a working visa for the Netherlands. Besides the working visa, the entrepreneur will have a dedicated coach throughout the program and the entrepreneur can make use of the office, relevant business services, the network of OSF (+ 300 organizations) and expat services.
The Sports & Vitality Startup & Scale-up Program focusses on innovative entrepreneurs in the field of Sports & Vitality Concepts, High-tech Sportsystems & Materials, and the Sports & Creative Industry. Please visit the Startup Facilitator page on our website (click here) for more information about the terms and conditions and the application process.