Ton is an Entrepreneur who has been, and continues to be, a strong advocate for the technology ecosystem in Europe. He has a strong expertise in building and promoting brand awareness and a very strong interest in decentralisation and the distributed web.
In addition to several years of venture experience Ton is currently the Investor in Residence at StartupDelta, working closely together with HRH Prince Constantijn, on a mission to break open the European investment scene.
Ton is also a Board Member at the Amsterdam Capital Week, an adviser to the Catalonia Trade & Investment Organization, founder of the Angel Island event and founder of e/d/t foundation.
Ton has made a point of travelling to 35+ European cities, meeting with key influencers in the tech scene and trying to discover 'the secret sauce' & the 'origin stories' of the ecosystem in those respective cities. The result of those efforts is a strong understanding of technology in Europe and very strong network throughout the EU ecosystem.