business development

De Nieuwe Poort

In 2013 entrepreneur Ruben van Zwieten had the intention to create a meeting place in the middle of the Zuid-As for 50.000 professionals who work in the area. After a period of searching in order to find the right place, a vacant office location was chosen as the base for the foundation de Nieuwe Poort.

Assignment: Take on the role of business leader to take care of the physical lay-out of the location, recruit and train new team members, conduct interviews with new sponsors, close business deals, ensure proper accounting and retrieve and organize small and large events and many more tasks in cooperation with the initiators. 

Results: Together with the board of the foundation responsible for the business success of the Nieuwe Poort. 

Duration: 18 months