Reinier Evers – Founder of Trendwatching and Springwise

Reinier Evers - Founder of Trendwatching and Springwise

[quote style=”boxed”]We basically give all business ideas away as it is! But I think there’s a great opp to start a truly personalized online travel guide company.[/quote] Forty-one year old Reinier Evers is an accomplished trend watcher, entrepreneur and presenter. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University…

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Esther Jacobs – Founder of Coins for Care

Esther Jacobs - Founder of Coins for Care

[quote]If you have a dream you want to realize, whether is is big or small, personal of business, for yourself or for a better world: don’t keep it to yourself. As soon as you start talking about your dream things will be set in motion. Other people want to help,…

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Tom van Bokhoven – Co-founder of Green Claim

Tom van Bokhoven - Co-founder of Green Claim

[quote style=”boxed”]Throw of all conventional thinking, lose shame and just start doing things. This helps me achieve everything I want and I meet cool people this way. When things don’t work out the way I want I’ll just start again or try something new, who cares about your failures.[/quote] Green…

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Renato Valdés Olmos – Co-founder of Cardcloud

Renato Valdés Olmos - Co-founder of Cardcloud

[quote style=”boxed”]Minimize everything that doesn’t have a direct effect on your product. Make beautiful things. Pitch less, build more.[/quote] Renato started out as a graphic designer before graduating with an MA in Interaction Design. From that moment on, he founded several companies: Postmachina – a profitable design agency. My Name…

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Nalden – Creator of Nalden.net

Nalden - Creator of Nalden.net

[quote style=”boxed”]Every day is different, but most days I try to get my mail done in the mornings and evenings. In between it’s meeting people, connect, share and build.[/quote] Nalden is regularly sought out for his fresh perspective and obstinate but clever style of consulting on everything from music and…

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Sem Schuurkes and Pieter van Tilburg – Founders of CityHub Hotels

Sem Schuurkes and Pieter van Tilburg - Founders of CityHub Hotels

Sem Schuurkes and Pieter van Tilburg are University buddies who share a passion for entrepreneurship and travelling. During their studies in Business Administration at the University of Tilburg, the Netherlands, they shared ideas and often discussed their entrepreneurial ambitions. After many trips, they recognized that the current hotels and hostels did…

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Rik Heijmen – Founder of Alphabeth Group

Rik Heijmen - Founder of Alphabeth Group

[quote style=”boxed”]Only do what you are best at – outsource everything else.[/quote] Rik Heijmen is an accomplished Dutch entrepreneur having founded and creatively led ad agencies in Amsterdam. After he sold his interactive ad agency he found his calling in a new concept for personalizing jewelry online. The first concept…

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Almar Holtz – Founder of 2theloo

Almar Holtz - Founder of 2theloo

As COO and founder of Amsterdam based 2theloo, Almar Holtz oversees the operational execution and implementation of the company’s core values. He provides leadership towards broadening the company’s business development, quality assurance and risk management initiatives. Almar is also in charge of employee recruitment and the company’s overseas expansion as…

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Hein Mevissen and Diederiekje Bok – Founders of John Doe Amsterdam

Hein Mevissen and Diederiekje Bok - Founders of John Doe Amsterdam

Creators and designers of John’s Phone Hein Mevissen and Diederiekje Bok are the founders of John Doe Amsterdam. It all started in a historic shipyard in Amsterdam, where Hein Mevissen and Diederiekje Bok run their own creative agency John Doe. With a panoramic view of old steamships and shipbuilding gear…

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Peter Veldhoven – Co-Founder of Veeel Designers

Peter Veldhoven – Co-Founder of Veeel Designers

Peter Veldhoven is Founding Partner at Veeel Designers, an unconventional design firm based in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Why unconventional? His design firm only works with freelance designers instead of a small team on the payroll. Veeel offers product- and brand development services for leading brands and corporations. Veeel has the…

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