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.

Prof. Eric Claassen

Senior Advisory - Biotech

Timo Timmermans

Chairman Global School for Entrepreneurship

Jorinde Willbrink

Head of Scouting

Tom de Heus

Events Lead

Prof. Roy Thurik

Senior Advisory - Professor Entrepreneurship

Jurgen Nieuwenhuijsen

Partner & CTO

Erwin Koenraads


Andy Mosmans

Advisory - Startup Marketing

Richard Luxemburg


Hendrik Halbe

Partner & CEO

Juliette Houtepen

Business Development - China

Roy van der Loos

Finance officer

Thomas Meijer

Head of Operations at Global School for Entrepreneurship

Denise van Blitterswijk

Head of Policy Advice

Burton Mosmans

Marketing Officer

Joris Zielstra

Business Development

Annique de Greef

Head of People

Gabriela de la Vega

Marketing Officer

Anirudh Balakrishnan

Regional Director India

Joost Bax

Head of Finance

Annelize (Ann) Singh

Director of US Operations

Dirk Schouten

Team Development

Thomas Bijen


Edward de Jager


Fernando Arce

Regional Director Middle America

Floortje Mostert

Research Analyst

Jelle Turkstra

Advisory - Investments

Prof. Justin Jansen

Senior Advisor - Corporate Entrepreneurship

Thomas Blekman

Dean Global School for Entrepreneurship

Danique Willemstein

Business Development

Yana Lipcheva

Global Network

Jessica Hale

Head of PR & Communications

Erwin Retel

Head of Design

Rachelle Brusselaars


Corrinke Boon

Regional Director Africa

Martin Luxemburg


Lee (Willy) Wei Lee

Business Development

Jochem Cuppen

Partner & Chief Strategy

Geoffrey van der Ven

Business Development

Aqeel Ahmad

Chief Technological Architect

Keith Bradley

Regional Director MENA

Lars Crama


Peter van Houdt


Keith Wallace

Advisory - Investments

Noortje van Heijst

Technology & Growth

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