Coaches Startup Programmes

The Erasmus Startup Programmes provides you with a network of experienced entrepreneurs, investors and experts. Our coaches are the backbone of our programmes, providing you with inspiring feedback on your startup. They will teach you all the tips and tricks of the startup world, giving valuable advice to develop your business idea.

Curious to know more about the experience of our coaches? Check out this interview with three of our dedicated coaches.

Dr. Ferdinand Jaspers

Programme Director

Xander Coolen

Partner at De Hollandsche Meesters

Yp Kroon


Amit Madan

Managing Director

Berry Tanis

Entrepreneur & Investor

Baran Erdogan

Co-Founder GROW Labs

Sven Kenis

Investor and Entrepreneur

Michelle Gomes

Digital Innovation Consultant

Roderick Janssen

Co-Founder Scale-up Ventures

Kalle Kangas

Europe Zone Account Manager

Edo Neefjes

Partner private equity

Ron Lameij

Partner at the John D. Eisenfelt Principle

Harry J. Shea

Founder HS TRADING Co., LTD.

Michiel van den Dorpel

Partner at Foresight Consulting

Peter Willem Dekker

Product Manager & Scrum Master

Michel Willems

Co-founder of H1 Group (4 Webdevelopment Agencies)

Jasper Groot Koerkamp

Patent Attorney

Nino Bellenge

Health Innovator at Vital Innovators

David Dwinger

Founder JOGO Football and

Li Zhong

Partner at De Investeerdersclub

Raoul Rossou

Coach at the Groeicoach & Starterslift

Arne Hulstein

Founder of De Business Fabriek

Jim Damen

Consultant Financial Incentives

Diana de Graaf

Sustainability Consultant

Katherine Baranova

Entrepreneur, Strategic transformation

Maarten de Boo

Partner at Widget Brain

Pascal Visee

Non Executive & Board Advisor

Jojanneke van den Bosch


Alexander Vissers

Dir. International Business Development at BVBA

Rutger Kemper

Co-Founder Leapfunder

Xandra Weinbeck

Managing Director

Egbert Ottevanger

Co-founder of World Startup Factory

Berry Kriesels

Founder at Omnigen

Ad van Dongen

Innovation Driver

Jeroen Bontje

CMO at Crowdfundingplatform Symbid

Mehmet Özkan

Entrepreneur/ Private Investors