In case if you are in Amsterdam, you might know that the city of Tulip is home to opportunity specifically for startups, scale-ups and tech fanatics. TNW is also hosting a big technology conference in Amsterdam that brings together world-class speakers, tech executives, top-tier investors and emerging startups under one roof for knowledge sharing and networking.
Moreover, the program covers an impressive range of topics from health to cryptocurrency. Over the past 14 editions, TNW Conference has grown from a 200-person event to one of the leading technology events, bringing together 17,500 attendees a day.
In this context, we have listed down the 9 Dutch VCs who’ll be present at the TNW Conference 2019.
Cilian Jansen Verplanke, Investor, Karmijn Kapitaal
Cilian Jansen Verplanke has over 20 years experience in the financial sector in private equity and commercial banking at ABN AMRO and Rabo. Till now she has done many acquisitions and exits and has encountered many entrepreneurs. She also worked in commercial banking and Equity Capital Markets at ABN AMRO Rothschild and has most recently been Executive Vice President responsible for large business at Rabo Group.
Ton van ‘t Noordende, Deep Tech Investor, 01 Ventures
Ton is CEO of 01Ventures and the Investor In Residence at StartupDelta working closely together with HRH Prince Constantijn of Oranje. He also founded Founded the E/D/T Global Foundation in 2017 to support the pioneers in emerging technologies that are fundamentally changing the way our world operates.
Niels van Aalten, Partner, Holland Ventures
Niels van Aalten got onboard in October 2014 as a Partner at Holland Venture Tech Fund. He started his career in 2002 at ING Group, where he held various international management positions. Niels graduated in economic public and business law at the University of Utrecht and holds an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona.
Wendy Van Ierschot, CEO & founder, VIE People & VIE Tech Capital
Wendy van Ierschot is the founder of Vie People, an HR company specialised in scaling-up and a well-known technology investor in HR startups. Wendy also holds several board positions. Her mission is to make sure all people have meaningful jobs, work on inspiring goals and develop themselves every day. She is also the author of the Adaptive HR Model for Scaling Companies.
Johan van Mil, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Peak Capital
Johan is a serial entrepreneur and investor. Currently, he is co-founder and managing partner at Peak Capital. As an entrepreneur, he was a founder of various TMT companies such as data-driven advertising company Adatus, social marketing business ReturnSocial (exit to Uberconnected in 2015), MailMedia and Your leads (exit to OMG in 2009).
Corne Jansen, Partner, Inkef Capital
Corné Jansen is the director at INKEF Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Amsterdam, that focuses mainly on series A investments but covers multiple investment stages. Before INKEF, Corné was a VP at HPE Growth Capital, a late-stage growth fund where he looked at both B2B as well as B2C business models in the areas of fintech, applied materials and enterprise software.
David Mozes, General Manager Benelux, Seedrs
David studied economics in Groningen and started his career as an investment banker at Kempen & Co. At Seedrs, the biggest equity funding platform of Europe, he is responsible for the expansion into the Benelux region.
Marc Wesselink, Founder, Venturerock
Marc is a professional advisor and was involved as a co-founder of 12 start-ups. He is now building an investment co-operative which will build, support & invest in EU based startups.
Marieke ‘t Hart, Co-founder, Health Investment Partners
As a founder of Health Investment Partners (HIP), Marieke invests in innovative companies that have a positive impact on the quality and efficiency in the health sector.
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