Our mission is

to unlock potential of those that will shape the world of tomorrow

Our global network

Local expertise, global reach.

Our network pool with over 1000 members gives us access to the best experts in the world,  makes tech and talent needed for developing innovations at early stages accessible, and gives us the capability to build and scale innovations everywhere in the world.

Dirk Schouten

Team Development

Danique Willemstein

Business Development

Prof. Eric Claassen

Senior Advisory - Biotech

Richard Luxemburg


Lars Crama


Jelle Turkstra

Advisory - Investments

Denise van Blitterswijk

Head of Policy Advice

Jorinde Willbrink

Head of Scouting

Yana Lipcheva

Global Network

Annelize (Ann) Singh

Director of US Operations

Jochem Cuppen

Partner & Chief Strategy

Floortje Mostert

Research Analyst

Joost Bax

Head of Finance

Jurgen Nieuwenhuijsen

Partner & CTO

Andy Mosmans

Advisory - Startup Marketing

Prof. Justin Jansen

Senior Advisor - Corporate Entrepreneurship

Anirudh Balakrishnan

Regional Director India

Peter van Houdt


Gabriela de la Vega

Marketing Officer

Annique de Greef

Head of People

Tom de Heus

Events Lead

Edward de Jager


Roy van der Loos

Finance officer

Geoffrey van der Ven

Business Development

Keith Wallace

Advisory - Investments

Corrinke Boon

Regional Director Africa

Keith Bradley

Regional Director MENA

Aqeel Ahmad

Chief Technological Architect

Jessica Hale

Head of PR & Communications

Juliette Houtepen

Business Development - China

Thomas Blekman

Dean Global School for Entrepreneurship

Erwin Retel

Head of Design

Martin Luxemburg


Joris Zielstra

Business Development

Lee (Willy) Wei Lee

Business Development

Fernando Arce

Regional Director Middle America

Thomas Bijen


Rachelle Brusselaars


Noortje van Heijst

Technology & Growth

Thomas Meijer

Head of Operations at Global School for Entrepreneurship

Timo Timmermans

Chairman Global School for Entrepreneurship

Burton Mosmans

Marketing Officer

Erwin Koenraads


Prof. Roy Thurik

Senior Advisory - Professor Entrepreneurship

Hendrik Halbe

Partner & CEO

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