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. Eric Claassen

Senior Advisory - Biotech

Joost Bax

Head of Finance

Jorinde Willbrink

Head of Scouting

Thomas Blekman

Dean Global School for Entrepreneurship

Yana Lipcheva

Global Network

Keith Wallace

Advisory - Investments

Rachelle Brusselaars


Luc Mureau

Research Analyst

Jochem Cuppen

Partner & Chief Strategy

Andy Mosmans

Advisory - Startup Marketing

Jessica Hale

Head of PR & Communications

Prof. Justin Jansen

Senior Advisor - Corporate Entrepreneurship

Peter van Houdt


Remco Temmink

Head of Sales & Marketing

Ruben Nieuwenhuis


Thomas Bijen


Denise van Blitterswijk

Head of Policy Advice

Stathis Papadimitriou

Startup Analyst

Roy van der Loos

Finance officer

Richard Luxemburg


Thomas Meijer

Head of Operations at Global School for Entrepreneurship

Dirk Schouten

Team Development

Carley Panjer

Project Manager

Erwin Koenraads


Tom de Heus

Head of Events

Tharek Ghobar

Director Middle East

Noortje van Heijst

Technology & Growth

Aurelia Fiumarelli

Event Manager

Floortje Mostert

Research Analyst

Hendrik Halbe

Partner & CEO

Léon de Vos

Project Management

Dominika Tess

Startup Analyst

Emanuele Di Francesco

Business Development

Keith Bradley

Regional Director MENA

Anirudh Balakrishnan

Regional Director India

Erwin Retel

Head of Design

Lars Crama


Robert van Gasteren


Prof. Roy Thurik

Senior Advisory - Professor Entrepreneurship

Annelize (Ann) Singh

Regional Director USA

Annique de Greef

Head of People

Lee (Willy) Wei Lee

Business Development

Martin Luxemburg


Jurgen Nieuwenhuijsen

Partner & CTO

Jelle Turkstra

Advisory - Investments

Jasper Warmenhoven

Project Management

Giedre Birmontaite

Business Development

Timo Timmermans

Chairman Global School for Entrepreneurship