08 April 2020 – Extended loan repayments for startups

Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Dutch Government has eased measures for startups and other small businesses currently receiving funding under the Proof-of-concept (VFF) or Innovation credit (IK) schemes. Both schemes provide low-interest loans to small businesses.

Businesses under the VFF scheme can request a six month suspension on loan repayments and on pending interest from 1 April to 1 October 2020. Businesses under the IK scheme can also apply for an extension on repaying their loan.
Full details here: https://business.gov.nl/subsidy/proof-of-concept-funding/