Our Team

 
Valerie Vallenduuk Founder Present your Startup/ Haarlemvalley BV Startups are hyped. That hype is necessary for the future of our children. The current mainstream jobs are starting to disappear and we need to anticipate that change. Present Your Startup plays a part in changing the future. Read my story here.   

Valerie Vallenduuk
Founder Present your Startup/ Haarlemvalley BV

Startups are hyped. That hype is necessary for the future of our children. The current mainstream jobs are starting to disappear and we need to anticipate that change. Present Your Startup plays a part in changing the future.

Read my story here. 
 

Eddie van Eeken   Chief Operational Officer Present Your Startup After more than 20 years working at a big corporate, I was ready for a change.  I am passionate about startups and draw a lot of inspiration from them. That is the reason I would like to deliver my part to the  Present Your Startup  community. 

Eddie van Eeken  
Chief Operational Officer Present Your Startup

After more than 20 years working at a big corporate, I was ready for a change. 

I am passionate about startups and draw a lot of inspiration from them. That is the reason I would like to deliver my part to the  Present Your Startup  community. 

Judith Tielen     Brand Manager Present your Startup In addition to my legal education I am passionate about design, gadgets and innovation and I can combine those elements in my job at Present Your Startup.   Attending one of our events? You are most welcome atone of our meetups! See our facebookpage.

Judith Tielen    
Brand Manager Present your Startup

In addition to my legal education I am passionate about design, gadgets and innovation and I can combine those elements in my job at Present Your Startup.  

Attending one of our events? You are most welcome atone of our meetups! See our facebookpage.

Eva Kleingeld Manager Marketing en Communication I'm passionate about writing and communication in the broadest sense of the word. That's what I may keep me up with at Present Your Startup! In addition, the startupscene gives me a lot of energy.  

Eva Kleingeld
Manager Marketing en Communication

I'm passionate about writing and communication in the broadest sense of the word. That's what I may keep me up with at Present Your Startup!

In addition, the startupscene gives me a lot of energy.

 

 
Michiel Geerdink Fund Manager Haarlemvalley Capital I am responsible for establishing the Haarlemvalley Capital Business Angel Fund. Furthermore I am involved with the Incubator program & involved as an investor with the accelerator program.

Michiel Geerdink
Fund Manager Haarlemvalley Capital

I am responsible for establishing the Haarlemvalley Capital Business Angel Fund. Furthermore I am involved with the Incubator program & involved as an investor with the accelerator program.

Ellen van der Vossen  Startup Officer Municipality of Haarlem / Project plan Startup Noord-Holland/Flevoland I work hard to establish a startup eco climate in the Metropolitan Region of Amsterdam. 

Ellen van der Vossen 
Startup Officer Municipality of Haarlem / Project plan Startup Noord-Holland/Flevoland

I work hard to establish a startup eco climate in the Metropolitan Region of Amsterdam. 

Hans Romijn Board member Present your Startup Matching startups and investors is my specialty. I intensively use social media to approach potentials for our program. 

Hans Romijn
Board member Present your Startup

Matching startups and investors is my specialty. I intensively use social media to approach potentials for our program. 

 
Gerard Weemhoff Producer and director Interactive Live Web TV I am responsible for all the media productions of Present Your Startup. I also contribute to the creative development of the program.  

Gerard Weemhoff
Producer and director Interactive Live Web TV

I am responsible for all the media productions of Present Your Startup. I also contribute to the creative development of the program.  

Peter van Bergen Board member Present your Startup Communication is key. Startups need to realize that to make a big exit.  

Peter van Bergen
Board member Present your Startup

Communication is key. Startups need to realize that to make a big exit.  

Alexander Westerwoudt Rabobank Closely involved with Present Your Startup. Rabobank Haarlems facilitates the office space of Present Your Startup .

Alexander Westerwoudt
Rabobank

Closely involved with Present Your Startup. Rabobank Haarlems facilitates the office space of Present Your Startup .


Regional project managers

 
Jantine Konijn Region Zaanstreek

Jantine Konijn
Region Zaanstreek

Yerma Ham Region Flevoland

Yerma Ham
Region Flevoland

Martijn Mewe                    Region IJmond   

Martijn Mewe                    Region IJmond 

 

 

Advisory Board

 
Wiegert Mulder Rabobank As a founding partner I am greatly involved with the concept of Present Your Startup. Rabobank facilitates the Haarlemvalley Incubator inhouse at our Haarlem office. .

Wiegert Mulder
Rabobank

As a founding partner I am greatly involved with the concept of Present Your Startup. Rabobank facilitates the Haarlemvalley Incubator inhouse at our Haarlem office. .

Eric Boonstra EvoSwitch EvoSwitch and Haarlemvalley are shaping the future of innovation together. I am convinced that Present Your Startup won't be limited to the region of Haarlem. EvoSwitch facilitates the Haarlem Tech Hub at our office in Haarlem.   

Eric Boonstra
EvoSwitch

EvoSwitch and Haarlemvalley are shaping the future of innovation together. I am convinced that Present Your Startup won't be limited to the region of Haarlem. EvoSwitch facilitates the Haarlem Tech Hub at our office in Haarlem. 

 

Wendy van Ierschot Van Ierschot Creating and building a great team is a key element for a successful startup. I enjoy providing Present Your Startup with useful advise. Besides that, I am involved with the program as an investor.   

Wendy van Ierschot
Van Ierschot

Creating and building a great team is a key element for a successful startup. I enjoy providing Present Your Startup with useful advise. Besides that, I am involved with the program as an investor. 

 

Marielle Wiegmans Crowe Horwath Foederer I am involved with Present Your Startup since the very first beginning. I offer support to entrepreneurs in achieving their ambitions. I am specialized in the area's of crowdfunding and corporate finance. 

Marielle Wiegmans
Crowe Horwath Foederer

I am involved with Present Your Startup since the very first beginning. I offer support to entrepreneurs in achieving their ambitions. I am specialized in the area's of crowdfunding and corporate finance. 

 
Reinout te Brake GWC investments I am involved with Present Your Startup since the early beginning and offer advise on a regular basis. I am happy to use my network to make valuable connections. The gaming industry is my specialty.   

Reinout te Brake
GWC investments

I am involved with Present Your Startup since the early beginning and offer advise on a regular basis. I am happy to use my network to make valuable connections. The gaming industry is my specialty. 

 

Frank Appeldoorn Volta Ventures Present your Startup gives me the opportunity to meet high potential startups. The dedicated team members and the well established infrastructure in Haarlem are key factors to make Present Your Startup one of the most excellent accelerators of the Netherlands. 

Frank Appeldoorn
Volta Ventures

Present your Startup gives me the opportunity to meet high potential startups. The dedicated team members and the well established infrastructure in Haarlem are key factors to make Present Your Startup one of the most excellent accelerators of the Netherlands. 

Stephan Derksen Infotheek I am very passionate about discovering the most innovative technological trends and am specifically interested in the dynamics of merges, tech startups and venture capital/private equity. I can combine those passions in my advisory role for Present Your Startup.  

Stephan Derksen
Infotheek

I am very passionate about discovering the most innovative technological trends and am specifically interested in the dynamics of merges, tech startups and venture capital/private equity. I can combine those passions in my advisory role for Present Your Startup.  


Experts

 
Carlos Torres Startup Insight

Carlos Torres
Startup Insight

David Beckett Pitchcoach

David Beckett
Pitchcoach

Mike Rijkers Strategic director TAPE Communication & Design

Mike Rijkers
Strategic director TAPE Communication & Design

Alphons Geerings Founder De Merkplaats & CCproof

Alphons Geerings
Founder De Merkplaats & CCproof

 
Onno Jansz Ambassador Present your Startup

Onno Jansz
Ambassador Present your Startup

Remco Dijkstra Partner BDO Accountants en Belastingadviseurs

Remco Dijkstra
Partner BDO Accountants en Belastingadviseurs

Adriaan Daniels Tax expert van Ooijen accountants & belastingadviseurs

Adriaan Daniels
Tax expert van Ooijen accountants & belastingadviseurs

Brian Hewitt Microsoft

Brian Hewitt
Microsoft

 
Jan Hans Rijppaert Financial Advisor

Jan Hans Rijppaert
Financial Advisor

Ragnar de Jongh IT advisor

Ragnar de Jongh
IT advisor