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Government support for entrepreneurs

Starters International Business (SIB)

This information is provided by: Netherlands Enterprise Agency

Exporting offers your company new opportunities. It can lead to increased turnover, and also be the answer to increasing competition in the domestic market. With its Starters International Business (SIB) programme, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs helps companies that are aiming to move into foreign markets.


Exporting allows you to spread your risks better. But what’s the right way to go about this? What are your strengths? Which markets offer opportunities? And what should you do to take advantage of these opportunities? There are three different vouchers:

Get inspired

Other entrepreneurs are already successfully using SIB. Read about their experiences and tips in this business caseExternal link.

This programmeExternal link has been nominated for an international award .

Our client

On behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) implements the decision and policies of the International Enterprise Vouchers. We work on this together with advisors of private organisations.

Legislation and regulations

This information is provided by:

Netherlands Enterprise Agency

Any further questions?

Netherlands Enterprise Agency +31 (0)70 379 80 00