Starters International Business (SIB)

We offer business coaching to explore global growth opportunities for your business

Starters International Business

Looking forward to grow your business and sell internationally? Expanding your business overseas can be easier, provided you have done a research and concrete business plan beforehand. There are numerous things to think about before venturing abroad. Have you built a strong foundation at home country?  How do you utilize your strengths and how do you overcome the  barriers? Are you financially sustainable for overseas expansion? How does your business adapt to the local culture?

These concerns can be diminished with the coaching service from Starters International Business (SIB). Our experienced coaches or known as trade associates are formed by professionals across diverse sectors. They can certainly provide you expert opinions to achieve your global growth and you, as a participant have a chance to gain valuable practical experience. These are vital for a successful global expansion.

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The coaching service from SIB allows you to set achievable goals and make concerete plan before stepping into a foreign market. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

Coaching Programmes by Starters International Business

For Who?

SIB is designed especially for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) who are

  • Interested in gaining knowledege of international trade and foreign markets
  • Keen to explore export opportunities under current business operation
  • Established and have adequate resource for global expansion
  • Prepared to invest abundant time and money for doing business across borders
What do I get from SIB?

Business goals can be achieved with strategic planning. You are coached and given valuable insight to identify your business opportunities and create an action plan to achieve your business goals.  Investment in time, money and effort efficiently will increase  your chances of success.

Would you like some expert guidance for your business?

This coaching programme consists of three or four conversations with your coach and the following topics will be discussed.

  • What is the competitive advantage of my business?
  • What would the business goal for a new market?
  • Which countries offer the best business opportunity for my business model?
  • How attractive is my target market?
  • How to capitalize on opportunities for my business?

This programme takes in average of 4 months with the guidance from experienced coaches who have more than 10 years of  practical experience in international trade and consultation. The results will be summarized in an action plan.

How can I enroll?

You can enrol for Starters International Business via WTC Twente. You will be arranged to join the Coaching Programme after having the first appointment with us. You are required to fill in Verklaring de-minimis to show that you receive adequate financial assistance. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.


Enjoy the privilege by being part of the Starters International Business (SIB).  Join the numerous business activities such as trade missions, workshops and seminars, entrepreneurship meetups and etc. throughout the year to expand your business network. These events are initiated by the participants,  Dutch embassies and world trade centers abroad to seek new business development opportunities.

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