Services


Consultancy


Economic development starts with entrepreneurship. Without entrepreneurs there are no jobs and there is no innovation. It is only logical that a growing number of profit and non profits organizations are promoting entrepreneurship. Over the years I was involved in many (international) public and private entrepreneurship projects varying from entrepreneurship education, business incubators and acceleration programs. Read more...

Startup Support


I am/was involved in a number of startups as co-founder, advisor and investor and followed the career of hundreds of entrepreneurs. Practical experience and academic research enabled me to develop great insight in the factors that determine the success and failures of setting up and running a business. I share this valuable knowledge on a daily basis with colleague entrepreneurs. Read more...

Education and workshops


How can you make money from an idea? How can you stand out from your competitors? How do you build a team? How to you attract an investor? Theses are the questions I address in my lectures and workshops.

I am closely involved as a teacher and curriculum developer at the Hanze University Groningen, North West University in South Africa and University of Parakoe in Benin. Read more...

Co-Entrepreneurship


Setting up a business is great, but also a huge challenge. I know this from personal experience. The entrepreneur needs to be a Jack of all trades. The product needs to be built, the market needs to be explored, customers need to be attracted and investors need to be convinced. It is a rarity that the founder is qualified to do all this by himself. Most startups are a team effort, a small group of ambitious and committed people working on a common goal. Read more...