At the NBSO, our aim is to promote and enhance the economic ties between Texas and the Netherlands. Texas is a great entry point to the U.S. market!
We have an active and widespread network made up of many U.S. companies, industry associations, an governmental organizations. Additionally, we are connected to the Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO), as part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. With a mission to support entrepreneurs and enterprises, their goals closely overlap with ours.
Our services and support are for Dutch companies that are either looking to enter the American market or already have a presence in Texas.
Here is a list of the services we offer:
Business partner scan
A business partner scan, or in Dutch “zakenpartnerscan,” will help you gain more insight in possible business partners who meet the criteria set by you. Possible business partners in Texas include trade agents, distributors, production partners, or end users. For this service a contribution of €500,- is requested.
For more information on this service, look at: Business partner scans
Starters in International Business
The arrangement Starters in International Business gives you advice and support and will lead you in a simple three-step program to an internationalization strategy. With the help of an advisor from one of the collaborating organizations, you will go over all the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges that your company will be facing abroad. You will create a solid action plan together with your advisor.
For more information on this service, look at: Starters International Business
Informatie op Maat (Customised information)
With the service “Informatie op Maat,” the advisor Internationaal Ondernemen of RVO will compile an information file for you with input from the Embassy or the NBSO. This file will help you in your strategic approach of the US market. This information can be the result of a comparison between possible countries to set up shop or to have a thorough layout about your international strategy and approach.
For more information on this service, look at: Informatie op maat
Partners for International Business
Partners for International Business focuses on a group of companies who are willing to enter the foreign market collaboratively. Knowledge institutions can also be a part of this group. The government focuses mainly on economic diplomacy.
For more information on this service, look at: Partners International Business
Enterprise Europe Network
The Enterprise Europe Network will give you the opportunity to get in touch with potential partners for cooperation, like distributors, agents, suppliers, or customers. The network will also will help you find appropriate business partners in your target market when you are offering new technologies or if you are looking for technical solutions. Although the name implies activity in Europe, the EEN also helps those in the United States.
For more information on this service, look at: Enterprise Europe Network
Additional services include
- Providing clear information on the Texas market and the opportunities for Dutch companies to be part of this market.
- Organizing of diverse activities to realize your business opportunities and to strengthen the market position of the Dutch companies in Texas, like:
- Networking receptions
- Referrals to relevant institutions and agencies, like industry organizations.
- Promotion of the commercial image of the Netherlands in Texas (Holland Branding)
No matter if you are looking for generic or specific market information, we would love to serve you. You can -totally non-committal- contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling +1 8329004949.