Our Expertise

Depending on the situation, SCCN brings in services from its corporate experts, e.g. in the fields of marketing, finance and business consultancy. Making use of these services as tools to clarify questions such as how to find funding, how to expand a business, how to organize marketing activities, how best to manage assets, and how to set up an investment fund aimed at attracting (angel) investors for the company or project.

How We Operate

SCCN has a sustained record of creativity and impact. SCCN helps entrepreneurs navigate in this uncertain environment and define strategies and priorities in a new blockchain era. The organization works with a diverse set of banking and non-banking institutions. Our work encompasses overall strategies for our associates; organizational issues; performance improvement and mergers and alliances. SCCN searches for unused potential and shows its associates opportunities to optimize their company or project.

What We Achieve

Careful planning and continuous monitoring of business decisions are essential in accumulating wealth and achieving financial goals. Associates of the SCCN include business executives and management, politicians, industry leaders, lobbyists, lawyers, finance professionals, scientists, doctors and professors. SCCN delivers its associates the building blocks of a sound future.

About Us

Located in The Netherlands since 1933, the SCCN is an international organisation focusing upon building networks among corporate and government entities, providing resources for business development, and engaging in forums to further the economic development of The Netherlands and Switzerland. We connect private companies that have expansion plans with relevant counterparties in Europe to facilitate market access and strategically grow their businesses. Since building and maintaining financial wealth is an ever-changing and dynamic process, the SCCN provides its associates with insight and advice regarding the relevant business sectors and their opportunities. We promote economic, commercial and scientific contacts among governmental and non-governmental organisations and companies. The SCCN links companies to suitable investors and strategic partners who are carefully selected from the associates in our network. In doing so, the SCCN guides a wide variety of companies to their entrepreneurial future.

 

WHY SWITZERLAND

Switzerland is your first class business location. It is the best location for innovation, has stable political, economic and financial conditions, and offers the highest living standard. When will you invest in Switzerland?

SWISS – DUTCH RELATIONS

Relations between Switzerland and the Kingdom of the Netherlands are excellent and unproblematic. Economic, cultural and individual exchanges are intensive, friendly and direct. The two countries have very similar perspectives on economic, political and social issues. Switzerland is represented in The Netherlands through its embassy in The Hague, consulates general in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, and honorary consulates in Oranjestad (Aruba) and Willemstad (Curaçao). The Netherlands, for its part, has an embassy in Bern, consulates general in Geneva and Zurich, and honorary consulates in Basel and Lugano.

Economic Cooperation

The Netherlands is an important economic partner for Switzerland. Bilateral trade has been constant for many years, with the volume of trade in 2018 amounting to approximately CHF 10 billion. The Netherlands is one of the most important countries for Swiss direct investment. Equally, at the end of 2018 the Netherlands was the second biggest direct investor in Switzerland.

Diplomatic Relations

The Netherlands and Switzerland work closely at the bilateral level in many areas: key among them are policy on Europe, transport and agriculture, and cooperation in the areas of science and innovation. At the multilateral level, the two countries pursue common objectives in particular within the framework of the United Nations (UN).

Research & Innovation

Scholars from the Netherlands can apply for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships to the State Secretariat for Education Research and Innovation (SERI).

REFERENCES

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Updates

Intermediary commission percentages to raise money from investors

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How Chambers of Commerce Help Family Offices and Wealth Management Firms

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CEO Cooperates with Research on Italian Startups at King’s College London

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The importance of CNNMoney Switzerland as a source of independent business information

The Swiss Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands would like to acknowledge CNNMoney Switzerland as an independent, reliable, and timely source of business, economic, and financial information affecting critical market sectors in Switzerland and internationally. The...

Successful meeting in Basel at Dreyfus Sons & Co, Banquiers

The Chief Executive Officer of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in The Netherlands, R.A.U. Juchter van Bergen Quast, met on 25 April 2019 with the Chairman of the Executive Management of Dreyfus Sons & Co Ltd, Banquiers, Mr. Stefan Knöpfel, who is also the president of...

The Value of a Dutch Foundation for International Asset Protecting

According to the Rule of Law Index, the Dutch justice system ranks as one of the most reliable and effective in the world. In general terms, only the Scandinavian justice systems seem to do better. In terms of resistance to discrimination, corruption and undue...

The future of money and payments

Speech by Mr Agustín Carstens, General Manager of the BIS, at the Central Bank of Ireland, 2019 Whitaker Lecture, Dublin, 22 March 2019. The bitcoin hype is over but attempts to create new forms of money or to engineer new ways to pay still appear almost weekly....

How the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in The Netherlands and the European Chamber of Digital Commerce add value to your company

The activities of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in The Netherlands in conjunction with the European Chamber of Digital Commerce focus, quite simply, on Business Development. The SCCN operates in an international spectrum. Internationally orientated...

Dutch-Polish Business Forum in The Hague 2019

Oliver von Borstel, President of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in The Netherlands and Bob Juchter van Bergen Quast, its Vice President, have attended the Dutch-Polish Business Forum in The Hague on 3 April 2019, organised by the Dutch and Polish governments and the...

SCCN supports Children’s Khazana Foundation

The Swiss Chamber of Commerce is grateful that it had the opportunity to make a donation to the Children’s Khazana Foundation. This Foundation is a newly founded independent organization in the Netherlands in 2015, by three female executives working in the Financial...

Oliver von Borstel, President

Oliver von Borstel, is the President of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands and is the CEO of Masters of Business Development as an expert in international business development since 1999. His experience has spanned both the big corporate and startup worlds, providing him with a unique perspective on how deals get done. Oliver has a deep understanding of your particular markets and brings the best practices from your industry (or even other industries) to your company. His focus is to expand your markets geographically, extend your product portfolio, reorganize your middle market company to promote efficiency and cost-effectiveness, buy out a smaller competitor, or increase your overall capabilities. Oliver is a global expert in Professional Management and Sales Training and conducts Leadership and Communication workshops and coaching for CEO’s and top-level executives. He has served as Board Member for SoliSwiss AG Bern, financial services for the expat community, and has served in executive and C-level positions for over 25 years. He holds a Certification from Harvard University in Launching Breakthrough Technologies and conducts business seminars throughout Europe and the United States.

Bob Juchter van Bergen Quast, Chief Executive Officer

Bob Juchter van Bergen Quast LLM, FSS is a lawyer with the right of audience before the Astana International Financial Centre Court, and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society with extensive expertise in international law and finance, arbitration, and nobiliary law. He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has a certificate in English Common Law from the University of London. Law practice certificates were issued by the Netherlands Bar Association and the Flemish Bar Council. Juchter van Bergen Quast was an attorney at the Bar of the Supreme Court of The Netherlands. He received his Master of Laws degree from Erasmus University Rotterdam and Certificate in Financial Markets from Yale University. He served as a Springer reviewer for new computing paradigms which are distributed, heterogeneous, and autonomous, yet meaningfully collaborative, and published The Information Model of the Technical Analysis for Buying and Selling Stocks at Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organizations. Juchter van Bergen Quast was honored as one of the 2008 New York State Bar Association’s Empire State Counsel. He is also the CEO of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in The Netherlands.

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