The team behind our ecosystem-based approach at The Bridge consists of 4 partners with deep and broad experience in digital innovation, venture building (including investments), and bringing the best of both worlds between corporates and start/scale ups at international level.
They also have been able to attract, develop and mobilise similar and complementary talents at scale, and also across different countries over time.
Experience in financial services and technology, combining private equity/ investing, startup/ scale up building (incl. co-founding and leading Clear2Pay), and ecosystem-based innovation. Jurgen is currently Managing Partner of SmartFin Capital (VC fund he founded 3 years ago), Board member of several start/scale ups and Board member of B-Hive, and a co-founder of The Bridge.
Experience in software sales, venture building (having founded and led the iMinds incubator for 10 years – leading to some 140 companies created), and investing. Wim is currently Partner and co-founder of The Bridge, acting CEO at B-Hive, and board member of start/scale ups.
Experience across several sectors but mostly in marketing, sales and innovation related activities, combining consulting (at McKinsey & Co), venture building and digital innovation (as founder and global leader of McKinsey Solutions – leading to some 40+ startups created/ invested into, and 1,500 professionals worldwide), and intra/entrepreneurship. Philippe is currently Managing Partner of The Bridge, Chief Bridge Officer at B-Hive, and board member of start/scale ups and SmartFin Ventures.
Experience, primarily in financial services, combining consulting (at CAPCO and Projective), technology development, venture building and investing. Stefan is currently the CEO of Projective (which he founded some 12 years ago) and of The Glue, and a partner in The Bridge and in the SmartFin Capital investment committee.
Our team of VENTURE BUILDERS
...and also 200 people activated in function of the required expertise at a specific point in time: subject matter experts from ::Projective, community builders from B-Hive and Scale-ups.eu, IT experts from The Glue and investment managers from SmartFin as well as 1000's of experts and mentors active in our extended ecosytem.