04 March 2019
Turkish technology company Testinium establishes its European office in The Hague
At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the Turkish technology company Testinium has announced the opening of its new European head-office in The Hague. The opening of the branch marks the company’s aim to scale up its international expansion. The business ecosystem of The Hague has made a convincing impression on Testinium in terms of business value and now their first European branch can call The Hague a home!
Testinium is a global IT services company that brings in strong technology skills coupled with several years of project and program management experience in executing large projects at the highest level of maturity. The opening of this European branch is part of Testinium’s global expansion strategy.
“Testinium – a Turkish IT company – officially announced at the Mobile World Congress the opening of their European office in The Hague. We are proud that our Investinholland program led to these new Foreign Investments in to our Country. As Ambassador I would like to officially welcome them to the Netherlands!”, says the Dutch Ambassador to Spain, Mattijs van Bonzel.
Business outlook Testinium BV
Testinium BV’s plan is to provide the required resources, tools and test development from its new location in The Hague, having dedicated teams that bring a wealth of experience working with similar clients and projects – delivering quality and adding value to EU companies. Testinium’s target market comprises midsize to enterprise companies in the area of finance, insurance and ecommerce and the goal is to develop software for their business or for their customers. Testinium’s professional team is specialized in test automation for years and is willing to transfer this knowledge to the Testinium BV.
Testinium BV is aiming to expand its headcount of 20 experts in their The Hague office in the first operating year and 80+ personals at the end of the second operating year where 80% of these human resources will be hired locally. The Holding company; Saha BT’s future plan is to move its R&D centers in Istanbul to The Hague in the future.
Successful collaboration with The Hague Business Agency and the NFIA
The dedication to doing business from both The Hague Business Agency (THBA) and the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) have proven to add excellent value to Testinium in the whole process of this business expansion and in negotiating various operational matters.
In every step of the way THBA has supported Testinium in the path of establishing an office in The Hague, from introducing to required companies for incorporation and business development to providing an easy onboarding during office rental process and finding suitable staff.
“The Hague offered the best package for Testinium. The city has a very customer-oriented approach and a great team of professionals who were able to meet our requirements as a company wishing to set up in the Netherlands,” says Melih Sakarya, CEO of Testinium.
Testinium opted for the Netherlands because of the business-friendly culture and the huge demand for skilled IT people. It was the obvious choice for the group’s mainland European headquarters. Also geographic conditions of The Hague and the beautiful environment and facilities affected Testinium’s selection decision.