IndiaConnected reduces time, costs and risks for Dutch organisations during market entry in India. Additionally, we assist Indian companies looking for business partners or technology in Europe.


IndiaConnected is the No.1 Dutch advisory firm exclusively focussed on India. We advise and support companies on market entry strategy, fiscal strategy and growth financing. Are you looking for the business partners, distributors or clients in India? With our exclusive network in India, we provide valuable matchmaking services for our clients. We also support our clients who want to export Dutch technology to India. Our local team of associates throughout India is available for all kinds of practical support, ranging from market research and audits to legal affairs.

Founding partners

Ward Massa, Partner

Education: MSc. Political Communication at the Universiteit van Amsterdam (2009) Scholarship Political Science (Delhi University, Kerala University, India, 2009-2011)

Experience: Ward worked two years for the Netherlands India Chamber of Commerce and Trade (NICCT) and initiated IndiaConnected in 2014.

Expertise: Strategy, business development, cross-cultural affairs, advisory to governments.


Bhupinder Bansal

Bhupinder B. Bansal, Director India

Experience: Bansal was the former head of the economic department at the Dutch Consulate in Mumbai. During his 28 year stint at the Consulate, Mr. Bansal built a vast high level network in the Indo-Dutch business corridor.

Expertise: Market research, executive level matchmaking, cross-cultural business negotiations.

Maarten van der Schaaf, Partner  

Education: MA International relations and MSc Meid and Journalism at the University of Amsterdam.

Experience: As a former business journalist and correspondent in India, Maarten has engaged with hundreds of companies and business leaders in the Netherlands and in India for over a decade.

Expertise: Strategy development, business development, sustainable innovation. 

Contact information


IndiaConnected BV
+31 (0)88 777 4277 (NL)
+91(0)22 2639 6311 (IN)

Office hours: Monday - Friday: 09.00 - 18.00 CEST

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Amsterdam Office
Hasebroekstraat 2-III
1053 CG Amsterdam
The Netherlands


Delhi Office
Plot 52, Udyog Vihar Phase VI, Sector 37
Gurugram (Gurgaon) 122001