Selection Commission 

 

 Daan Domhof Incubation and Growth Manager, YES!Delft

Combining a Master study in Business Administration and a Bachelor in Dutch Law, Daan Domhof saw an opportunity to add value to hospitals’ processes and decided to start a company. Three years later that company was sold and he exchanged his entrepreneurial life for a corporate career. However, after managing an international project for Philips and setting up a department for new business at AbbVie’s regional head quarter, he found that his passion was with entrepreneurship afterall. Since February 2014 Daan is responsible for the startup programs at Europe’s largest Tech Incubator, YES!Delft.

 

 

 Alexander van Os Partner, Yellow&Blue

Alexander has been active in European-technology venture capital and private equity for over 17 years, and is currently a Partner with Yellow&Blue, a venture capital fund that focuses on clean energy. Before that, Alexander worked 10 years for AlpInvest Partners as a member of the technology venture capital and co-investments teams, during which time he invested in a wide range of sectors. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the RijksUniversteit Groningen and is a CFA charterholder. Alexander represents Yellow&Blue as chairman of the board at ROMO Wind AG and as board member at Locamation BV. He is also the managing director of HeatConvert BV, focusing on developing heat recovery projects in Europe.

 

 Ron Bloemers Business Coach, Climate-KIC

 

Ron Bloemers is business coach within the Climate-KIC Accelerator program, which runs in several European countries. He coaches early stage cleantech etrepreneurs with an initial idea and/or prototype, advising them on how to develop a business model with a scalable and profitable product or service, which will sell successfully in the market. Bloemers is also the fouder and managing partner at Start-U-Up.