“Digital Dutchman” active in Tech globally since 2000. CMO-turned-Founder-turned-Angel-turned-VC-turning-Writer
General Partner / Founder of Tech Fund Acrobator Ventures (www.acrobator.vc)
Co-Founder Dutch non-profit Foundation Netherlands for Ukraine (www.nl4ua.org)
#1 Dutch Angel, Top 50 EU Angel, #1 Foreign Angel Investor CIS (CrunchBase, EWDN/Firrma). Bas’ Acrobator Angel Fund rated #2 Dutch fund by IRR (Pitchbook, 2021)
Named “Most prolific Western Investor in Eastern Europe” by Crunchbase and TechCrunch.
Bas’ investment portfolio contains several dozen companies. Early investor in decacorn Miro, also in several market leaders (Piano, Harver, Chocofamily, Zakaz, Travelata). 7 exits. Portfolio companies’ market cap in early 2022: $20 billion
Corporate experience: C-level Executive roles in Western blue-chip companies (lastminute.com, orbitz.com) and CMO/VP of CIS eCommerce leaders (Ozon, Lamoda).
Bas’ C.A.S.H.C.O.W. B.O.M.B.E.R. growth formula has helped dozens of startups become scale-ups, market leaders, unicorns, and even a decacorn.
Passions: percussion, writing, cats, having fun.