We have our heads, hands and hearts ready for your ideas!
Brooklyn Ventures brings together three serial entrepreneurs with various backgrounds. We have a joint commitment to help companies with great potential and ideas to succeed. Having handled various challenging but successful projects over the years, we are equipped with vast resources and experience and are willing to share these with you. We always explore alternative ways to guide your business and fashion out the best master-plan that brings your venture to the next stage.
Hans is a persistent, goal-setter full of positive energy. He ensures every situation is a win-win for all involved. With almost two decades of hands-on experience in his locker, he has the knowledge, managerial skills and network to create international successes. He has mastered business development, operational management and employed new financial models that have helped many start-ups and scale-ups to thrive.
At Brooklyn Ventures, he is our key man in all corporate finance activities in- and outside our portfolio companies. Next to that he leads Talk360 and has an influential network in the African continent and the international Media sector.
Full of energy and dynamism, Ard is guided by the cardinal principle of exploring unique strategies that can push the buttons of success for businesses. His entrepreneurial spirit is fuelled with his deep analytical skills. He is a team-player who uses his decade-long experience and expertise to help build teams for companies and make them grow faster.
In 2005, Ard was part of the start-up team at Wilro Advanced Technologies that helped build-up and scale the company. He has subsequently groomed and managed many business projects that have recorded remarkable successes both in the Netherlands and abroad. Currently he leads our portfolio company Pandora Intelligence.
Rutger is always ready to set a difference in all his endeavours. He is a pragmatic, hands-on strategist who delivers and gets things done. He is an active coach and mentor to many businesses. He has a vivid vision to assess multiple potential investment opportunities in coaching start-ups. He is motivated to convert mediocre results into excellence by using a mix of active hands-on management and networking.
With deep insights on how to steer a company to its right destination, Rutger is kitted with skills and knowledge that can fast-track a company to where it potentially can be. As a globally recognized figure in the world of Pipelines and upstream Oil & Gas he leads our venture IRM Systems.