About Us

DutchSom is a business development organization that supports Dutch and Somali entrepreneurs in their trade, business and investments in the Horn of Africa.

Our organization based in the Netherlands achieves this by connecting both business networks, developing businesses and investment opportunities that are beneficial to both communities. DutchSom also aims to develop collaborative partnerships between public and private sectors in facilitating more business activities. The initiators of DutchSom are Somali Diaspora professionals living in the Netherlands and Somalia. They graduated from Dutch Universities and have many years of experience in corporate businesses. Some of them are entrepreneurs and started their own business in the Netherlands. DutchSom is well connected with Somali entrepreneurs as well as their counterparts from the Netherlands.

Our team collaborates across time zones, languages and cultures in supporting entrepreneurs grapping business opportunities. Therefore DutchSom is robust bridge that connects the two worlds.

Background of DutchSom professionals:

  • Business administration
  • Supply chain management
  • Technology management
  • Business management
  • Business economics
  • Business communication
  • Investment management
  • SME management