About us


Our team consists of a unique mix of business analysts and software developers. We combine our insights and experiences in the high tech-, startup- and venture capital market with software tools to be able to select tomorrow's winners even better.

That makes us awesome startup analysts.


Gilles Meijer

Head analyses & assessments

Thomas Mensink

Investor relations
Analyses & assessments

Erwin Starke

Software engineer

Yaïr Sharon

Junior Business Analyst

Anna Dyachenko

Customer Success

Floor Englebert

Junior Business Analyst

Albert-Jan de Croes

Junior Business Analyst

Jaap Beernink



As startup analysts we collect and analyze a lot of data about the startup ecosystem. On our blog we share our insights with regard to the startup- and venture capital market (not all in English). Read and follow our blog here.

Latest blog posts:

gender diversity startups
Female-led teams in the Dutch startup ecosystem: A 2020 analysis
Back in 2019, an important initiative began in the Netherlands, called #FundRight. They are aiming to ensure a more diverse tech
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Dutch Founders Fund
PODCAST: Laurens Groenendijk & Patrick Kerssemakers (Dutch Founders Fund): ‘Dankzij onze ondernemerservaring kunnen we data beter duiden’
Dutch Founders Fund (DFF) is opgezet door een aantal serial entrepeneurs, onder wie Laurens Groenendijk (bekend van Just Eat, Treatwell
Read more.
Florentine Fockema
PODCAST: Florentine Fockema (SHIFT Invest): ‘Impact startups zijn de belangrijke initiators van verandering’
Bij SHIFT vindt Florentine de zingeving die voor haar ontbrak in private equity. “We investeren in ondernemers die de grootste
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Open positions

We are often looking for new talent, but not at the moment.

Nevertheless, if you think that we're better of with than without you, please send us a message with your motivation.

We also open for support for students and researchers that are researching startups and venture capital. Please send us a message in which you describe your research.