The Black Dutch Entrepreneurs® supports in the creation of business opportunities, educational growth and personal growth for Black Entrepeneurial Netherlands.

We are committed to making an impactful and sustainable difference in the communities in which we work and serve through:

  • Innovative meetings that stimulate business, educational and personal growth
  • Partnerships with key stakeholders who help facilitate this growth. Black Inc. is a associate key partner to The Black Dutch Entrepreneurs® .
  • Stimulate and invest in Black Owned Business in the Netherlands.

The Black Dutch Entrepreneurs® was conceived in 2016 to help the black Dutch people to gain sustainable positions both in corporate and public sector. Our organization helps members to gain and sustain their professional position in challenging environments. We are helping our members to become the role models and leaders of the 21st Century. We are preparing our people to uplift the generation after them, through coaching, mentoring and guidance.

In 2017 The Black Dutch Entrepreneurs® began the execution of a strategic plan. It’s a plan to improve the value proposition, make the organization more data driven and diversify funding sources. We will organize at least 6 networks meeting and 14 master classes a year. Our members organize meetings, business pitches and Black Inc. pitch rounds to get to know each other better and to unlock and use each other’s craftsmanship.

Upcoming Events


Become a Member

At The Black Dutch Entrepeneurs® we are committed to the professional advancement of our members, and are continuously seeking new opportunities and benefits to provide. We are an organization with top corporate and collegiate partners serving some of the most attractive career & social benefits to our community.

Some of the benefits

Access to start up money toward your business plan through The Black Inc.Pitch Challenge
Access to a large network of black Dutch entrepreneurs, black Dutch corporates members and international black partner organizations;
Webinars, seminars and access to provide you with professional development and access to experts in their field;


€ 50


€ 100

Young professional (up to 5 years of work experience)

€ 150

Professional (more than 5 year work experience)

€ 450

Corporations/Non-Profit Organizations


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20-02-2018 Why BDE

WHY Black Dutch Entrepreneurs? It is about time that the Afro-Dutch community realized that we live in a Neoliberal world in which everything, all knowledge, skills, human potential and creativity are expressed in market mechanisms, economic gains and opportun...

2-4-2018 BDE event 25th of April

On Wednesday the 25th of April 2018 it’s that time again! On this day we will hold the 2nd edition of our BDE strategy event. BDE strategy event for ambitious (potential) entrepreneurs and professionals Let’s join together as a black community and insp...




BDE seeks to align itself with outstanding corporate partners that share our commitment to creating educational opportunities and economic growth for Black –Dutch and diverse business professionals. We work to foster mutually beneficial relationships that create a pipeline of diverse talent for our partners, offer new and exciting resources and opportunities for our members, while increasing the reach and impact of BDE®. We look forward to a strategic, collaborative relationship with you; one that offers quantifiable results through holistic promotion and shared goal successes. BDE®seeks to develop mutually-beneficial partnerships with organisations whose missions and core values align with our own. If your organisation is interested in a partnership, please contact us using this form and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you for your interest!


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