Updated at: April 11, 2016, 8:59 a.m.

After visiting India Hugo Messer was inspired to start a company that would contribute to a better world. He realized that outsourcing IT jobs could help many people. Western companies can attract more talent and save costs by outsourcing. By doing so they might grow faster, therefore create jobs in their home country and make extra profit. On the other hand the employment rate and economic growth in developing countries increases also as a result of IT outsourcing.

While riding his bicycle through the Dutch polder landscape near Amsterdam he noticed a drawbridge and he realised that a bridge perfectly symbolised his idea. Connecting people, connecting countries, establishing a collaboration that profitable for all parties involved. A bridge to a better world by building bridges between people and IT.

Bridge was founded by Hugo in the Netherlands in 2005. Without any prior experience in outsourcing or offshore offices, and with only a computer and a mobile phone. Years of searching and investing, celebrating successes and turning mistakes into strength, have turned Bridge into a people orientated and thriving company. An international company with a strong foundation in the Dutch clay.

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