Andy is a serial entrepreneur in the high tech and creative industries. Noticing the lack of early stage ‘risk’ capital available for start-ups in Western Europe, Andy founded LUMO labs in 2016.?
LUMO Labs is an impact-driven multi-stage capital fund with a 2-year venture builder program for founding teams of ventures focused on AI/Data, Blockchain, IoT and VR/AR.
Andy believes that? emerging technologies hold the key to solving the global social challenges that people face today. LUMO Labs focuses on startups that touch with their products on? the following UN SDG’s: Sustainable cities & Communities, Health & Well-being, and Quality Education.
Andy represents the Dutch Startups and scale ups at the Strategy team of the Dutch AI Coalition. This is a public-private partnership in which the government, the business sector, educational and research institutions, as well as civil society organisations collaborate to accelerate and connect AI developments and initiatives according to the European standards and values.
Andy holds a degree in Information Management from the Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands), and successfully completed the Master Class Technology, Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands).