High-school dropout, self-taught by trial & error. Now an internationally experienced entrepreneur/investor with over 15 years of dedication to developing internet & in recent years blockchain platforms serving millions of people, search & booking infrastructure for the travel & mobility industry, as well as exchange & trading platforms.
Setup & structured big parts of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in his home region in NL > incubation, acceleration, corporate innovation, meetups around blockchain & AI to empower the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Experienced both successful exits as well as one bankruptcy (an airline).
Currently mainly focused on developing an educational ARG (Alternate Reality Game) as a new customer acquisition strategy. To bridge the mindset change gap in new/non-existing markets and prepare communities to reach critical mass for a certain innovation. Which a lot of innovative products & technologies struggle to tackle on their own.
And soon launching a tokenized real estate exchange & tokenized asset incubator.