Jessica Mills

Jessica Mills added an article 03 08 2019

03-08-2019

Have you met? Richard Kootstra

Founded in Groningen connects, inspires, promotes & provides support for innovative companies, initiatives and pioneering individuals based in the Groningen ecosystem. So that they can innovate with more impact and grow even faster and smarter.

In this series, we introduce the forces behind Founded in Groningen. The entrepreneurs that make it happen.

Let's us introduce you to Richard Kootstra

Tell us a little bit about you...

I love writing about tech, science and culture. I'm also a huge movie and music nerd.

What is your roll in the Founded in Groningen team?

I write articles and handle press inquiries and communication.

What do you do besides Founded in Groningen?

I'm co-founder of OOSTBLOK, a creative collective for video, animation, design and audio.

You can contact me for...

Great news and kickass accomplishments and tips about awesome companies we may have missed.

What do you like most about the Groningen Entrepreneurial Ecosystem ?

The passion and drive entrepreneurs here have to turn great ideas into things that make the world a little better. They don't brag, they make it happen.

People can wake me up for...

Super duper serial emergencies only. Coffee and patience required.

My Friday starts with this song:

Currently Blood & Rockets by The Claypool Lennon Delirium, but any Queens of the Stone Age song will do too.

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Dutch investors to invest more in diversity and call on other VCs to do the same
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Dutch investors to invest more in diversity and call on other VCs to do the same

25 progressive Dutch venture capital investors (VCs) and TechLeap.NL (formerly StartupDelta) are entering into a joint initiative under the name #FundRight that will lead to a more diverse startup ecosystem. As a first step, they are addressing equal funding opportunities for female founders by signing the diversity statement. They also call on other VCs to endorse this declaration.

Jessica Mills

Jessica Mills added an article 11 06 2019

Have you met? Caro Jongert
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Have you met? Caro Jongert

Founded in Groningen connects, inspires, promotes & provides support for innovative companies, initiatives and pioneering individuals based in the Groningen ecosystem. So that they can innovate with more impact and grow even faster and smarter. In this series, we introduce the forces behind Founded in Groningen. The entrepreneurs that make it happen. Let's us introduce you to Caro Jongert