a global network

We are explorers

Our mission is to back impactful ventures on team, traction and cash to scale them out the unknown

Local expertise

Global reach

We work with more than 1000 explorers globally to achieve our mission. They are experts and frontrunners in innovation, technology, strategy, investments and entrepreneurship.

Prof. Justin Jansen

Senior Advisor - Corporate Entrepreneurship

Emanuele Di Francesco

Business Development

Denise van Blitterswijk

Head of Policy Advice

Ruben Nieuwenhuis


Thomas Meijer

Head of Operations at Global School for Entrepreneurship

Jelle Turkstra

Advisory - Investments

Carley Panjer

Project Manager

Richard Luxemburg


Roy van der Loos

Finance officer

Luc Mureau

Research Analyst

Lars Crama


Erwin Koenraads


Hendrik Halbe

Partner & CEO

Rachelle Brusselaars


Andy Mosmans

Advisory - Startup Marketing

Thomas Bijen


Joost Bax

Head of Finance

Dirk Schouten

Team Development

Timo Timmermans

Chairman Global School for Entrepreneurship

Tom de Heus

Head of Events

Annique de Greef

Head of People

Keith Bradley

Regional Director MENA

Dominika Tess

Startup Analyst

Aurelia Fiumarelli

Event Manager

Jorinde Willbrink

Head of Scouting

Jurgen Nieuwenhuijsen

Partner & CTO

Keith Wallace

Advisory - Investments

Martin Luxemburg


Lee (Willy) Wei Lee

Business Development

Prof. Eric Claassen

Senior Advisory - Biotech

Peter van Houdt


Erwin Retel

Head of Design

Jessica Hale

Head of PR & Communications

Anirudh Balakrishnan

Regional Director India

Giedre Birmontaite

Business Development

Jasper Warmenhoven

Project Management

Jochem Cuppen

Partner & Chief Strategy

Remco Temmink

Head of Sales & Marketing

Tharek Ghobar

Director Middle East

Léon de Vos

Project Management

Yana Lipcheva

Global Network

Stathis Papadimitriou

Startup Analyst

Annelize (Ann) Singh

Regional Director USA

Noortje van Heijst

Technology & Growth

Prof. Roy Thurik

Senior Advisory - Professor Entrepreneurship

Floortje Mostert

Research Analyst

Robert van Gasteren


Thomas Blekman

Dean Global School for Entrepreneurship