ONL & Opportunity Network Partner to Support Dutch Business Leaders Amid COVID-19

by | May 7, 2020 | ON News

  • Dutch entrepreneurs will have free access to the exclusive business network until the end of 2020.

  • As the largest platform of its kind, Opportunity Network connects 28,000+ vetted CEOs/C-Level executives and investors in 140+ countries looking to close commercial, fundraising, investing, supply chain and M&A deals online.

  • ONL bring needed support to Dutch businesses as the first organization in the Netherlands to offer free access during this crisis

Barcelona, Spain (May 7, 2020) ONL voor Ondernemers announces partnership with Opportunity Network, the private business platform for CEOs/C-Level executives and investors, to bring free access to Dutch business leaders. 

This move comes from a collaborative effort to keep Dutch businesses operating and prevent jobs from being lost during the COVID-19 crisis. 

ONL voor Ondernemers, the Dutch business organization focused on amplifying the country’s entrepreneurial community, believes that the partnership will help member companies survive the crisis. Access to global trade partners, investors and suppliers could be the difference-maker for these companies in a post-pandemic economic fallout.  

Supporting Dutch Business Leaders

“The fact that the partnership with Opportunity Network allows us to offer Dutch entrepreneurs free access to a global network, is very important to us,” shares Hans Biesheuvel, Co-Founder of ONL. “We believe by working together we can really help and support the Dutch entrepreneurs in surviving this particular crisis and kickstart the economy once things calm down.” 

Opportunity Network currently hosts 28,000+ CEOs/C-Level executives and investors across 50+ industries. These members use the platform to connect to commercial, fundraising, investing, supply chain, as well as M&A deals with a total valuation of $280B.

“Once the dust settles we want to look back and know that we have done anything in our power to help out the entrepreneurs,” explains Titia Westra van Holthe, Opportunity Network’s Managing Director of Europe, in a podcast discussion for ONL (below). “The best way for us to do that is by offering them access to the network.”

ONL will be joining the networks’ 75+ trusted partners. From leading banks to trade associations, the list includes ABN Amro, Credit Suisse, YPO, BBVA, and more. As a result, Opportunity Network maintains a secure environment for business leaders looking to connect to viable deals and trustworthy counterparts.

Dutch business leaders already on the platform have shared their successes:

“We made a connection within 72 hours of joining Opportunity Network which continues to be an ongoing partnership.”

Ludwig Segers

CEO, Segers Transport

“Every member is vetted by a financial institution before being granted access to the platform. We can discuss business in a safe and trustworthy manner.”

Cor de Graaf

Co-Owner & Director, 3P Group

About ONL voor Ondernemers

ONL voor Ondernemers is a Dutch business organization with a singular focus: to amplify the voices of the countries entrepreneurs. Representing the Dutch entrepreneurial community & its interests, ONL lobbies, raises issues, and presents solutions on topics that affect entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs determine the agenda and ONL takes action.

About Opportunity Network

Opportunity Network is a digital platform used by 28,000+ select CEOs/C-Level executives and investors from over 140 countries. Through the network, members share and connect with global business opportunities. The network boasts a total deal flow of USD 273 billion, distributed among 50+ industries. Furthermore, the platform membership is exclusive for companies and UHNW individuals with turnover and/or liquid assets exceeding USD 2.5 million.

For further information contact: 

Titia Westra van Holthe | Managing Director, Europe at Opportunity Network 

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