We interviewed Thomas Walden about his photography business in the Netherlands. Here’s his story.
What is the official name of your business (as registered at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce)?
THOMAS WALDEN FOTOGRAFIE
What services/products does your business provide?
When did you start your business?
Why did you start your business in the Netherlands? How did your business come into existence?
I was already working with clients in the Netherlands so when my wife was offered a global role by her company it was a great opportunity to move the family and my business.
What have been some of the challenges of doing business in the Netherlands?
Language barrier and Covid-19.
What advice can you give to fellow South African business owners wishing to start their businesses in the Netherlands?
Learn Dutch. Phone, don’t email.
Can you provide some words of inspiration to help your fellow South African business owners living in the Netherlands?
Every challenge presents an opportunity.
In order to support fellow South Africans, is there a discount or special discount code for those wishing to purchase your products/services?
In which Dutch town/city is your business located in?
How can we get in touch with you?