Brief history: From 2003 till today
The founding years
Michael Westenberg, who had plunged into an international business life at the age of 23 by relocation to Hungary, started his own venture in 2009 by registering WestMountain Consulting Ltd. at the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce.
The privatization: Trade & Investment Center
TIC-Turkey was established as a foundation in Rotterdam, The Netherlands in 2003. A particular characteristic of this enterprise that proved to be the foundation of the business model of the NXT Group was of it being a company, which operated in a tight business arena with both public and private sector organizations. It was during this period that the company started to represent Dutch companies in the Turkish market.
The First take-over
The approach to grow NXT’s presence into other emerging markets was initiated in 2014 with the planned merger of on Indian based Market Expansion Service Provider. Eventually the company was taken-over in 2016.
Since 2011, various different partnerships have been established with industry and branch organizations in The Netherlands. In 2011 NXT became lead partner of the Turkey-Desk from the EVO-Fenedex, in 2015 NXT started its collaboration with the Turkey Business Council of the NCH and in 2017 FME-NAFTC appointed NXT as its service provider in India and Turkey.
Expansion of services
Then, in 2014, came a period when NXT’s business areas were widened. The Group had now arrived at a stage where it was engaged in providing a broad spectrum of services that ranged from executing market research to activating local sales and distribution activities on behalf of it partners in India and Turkey.
Establishment of the NXT Group
The NXT Group of Companies BV was founded as the group’s holding company in 2015. The holding aims to achieve growth, to adapt the organization towards achieving its goads and press forward for the internationalization of the organizational structure.
Growth and Trading
It was in 2016 and 2017 that the NXT Group added new trading companies to its corporate body; headed towards facilitating import, export and foreign trade services. In 2016 a second company was established in Bangalore – India and in 2017 a trading company activated in Bogota – Colombia.
New vision for 2020
As of 2018 the NXT Group entered the strategic direction to achieve is new vision for the company by 2020: “To be one among the leading Market Expansion Services companies in the world with its own presence in 6 primary international growth markets.
NXT Group of Companies
Global Head Office
Sugar City, Suiker Silo West
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