Meet the team
VenturesPlus is founded by James Caan & Hendrik Halbe. Their experience and resources makes VenturesPlus the ultimate venture programme for corporates who want to make startup collaboration an essential part of their innovation strategy.
We are a team of experienced entrepreneurs, experts, academics and investors. Collectively, we have years of experience collaborating with startups, sitting at both ends of the table.
- Founder Alexander Mann Group and Hamilton Bradshaw (private equity)
- CEO Recruitment Entrepreneur (seed capital)
- TV personality (a.o. investor at Dragons Den U.K.) and author of several business books
- Linkedin influencer (top 10 most followed)
- Former Chairman Startup-Loans Company (fostered over 28.000 companies)
- Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
- Founder Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship (leading expert centre)
- Partner HK Group
- Founder Get in the Ring (global matchmaking in 100+ countries), award winning concept
- Developed Rotterdam Science Tower Incubator
- Developed innovation ecosystem in Rotterdam (20 million+ budget)
- Academic background in entrepreneurship & innovation
Hamilton Bradshaw (investment) and Get in the Ring (community) are part of the VenturesPlus alliance.