Kees Koolen serves as Partner at EQT. He joined EQT Partners in February 2015 as a Partner and Co-Head of EQT Ventures, Amsterdam. Prior to joining EQT Partners, from 1997 until 2014 Koolen was an angel investor, COO, CEO and COB at Booking.com. Koolen was instrumental in transforming Booking.com from a small Dutch start-up to the biggest hotel booking site in the world.
Sao Paulobrazil - Brazil - Sao Paulo Brazil, Brazil
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Education • AgroTech • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • Retail (& E-Commerce) • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Analytics • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Real Estate (& Construction) • Life Science
Graduated in Business Administration from FGV and holds an MBA from SÃ£o Paulo Business School. He is responsible for the team coordination and investment activities and has successfully completed more than 30 M&A transactions in various sectors. Previously, he worked at ItaÃº Bank, Lloyds Bank and Latinvest Asset Management.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Media • BioTech • Businesses Solutions • Sales (& Marketing) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Gaming (& eSports) • Analytics • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Online Social
Contact and Personal Info: Email firstname.lastname@example.orgTel: +49 (0) 7071 9169-0Website: www.shs-capital.eu/en/About me:As a partner at SHS Gesellschaft fuer Beteiligungsmanagement, I help MedTech and Life Sciences companies to achieve their full potential. Our investment range spans from VC-investments up to private equity deals. In every stage we provide our portfolio companies with insights stemming from more than two decades of sector experience. We can offer a huge and dependable network of valuable contacts helping to maximize their growth. I am personally responsible for deal sourcing, deal financing and exit talks. In addition I am in charge of business develpment with regard to contacts to international corporates and I am heading the China desk at SHS.
Seattle (WA) - Portland (OR) - Los Angeles (CA) - Salt Lake City (UT) - Provo (UT) - Boulder (CO) - Denver (CO) - Phoenix (AZ) - Mesa (AZ) - Lehi, Utah, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Logistics (& Distribution) • Life Science • Oncology
Founder and General Partner at Album VC
General Partner at Album VC
Prior to Album, early at Qualtrics and pre-IPO Instructure where I worked in sales, marketing, and new product launches. Preceding those two companies, spent several years in Silicon Valley working on M&A valuations for top software companies such as Oracle, HP, Yahoo, Cisco, and Amazon.
Conviction underpins our approach to venture capital. We've learned that a little good fortune can go a long way, and that a smaller number of deep, meaningful connections is more powerful than a broad but shallow network--success requires a blend of talent and timing.