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. 

  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 .


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