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What we do

Our goal is to:

  • - make doing business in South Africa easier for European companies
  • - make doing business in Europe easier for South African companies

Using our international business and management experience and local networks.

Who we are

Headstart was based in Amsterdam from 1994 to 2010, supporting companies from various countries in their expansion into Europe. In 2011 the business has been started up in Cape Town.


Henk Jochims, founder of Headstart, has decades of experience in international business, management and consultancy. We aim to contribute to sustainability of the planet’s resources and to fair trade.