About the Authors
Harm de Vries
Harm de Vries is co-founder and general partner of several high-tech venture capital funds. Harm has led many investments through different crucial phases, from due diligence to negotiations of terms to growth- and exit phases. Harm serves as a non-executive board member of several portfolio companies. He started his career in 1994 as a lawyer with an international law firm. Harm holds a masters degree in law from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. More information about Harm can be found on www.innovationindustries.com.
Menno van Loon
Menno van Loon has been working as an interim manager and legal consultant since 2003. Prior to his current professional activities, he worked as an investment banker and lawyer in the U.S. and the Netherlands. Over the past twenty-five years Menno was involved in venture capital transactions as a lawyer, investment banker and legal consultant, giving him a broad perspective on such transactions. Menno holds a masters degree in law from the University of Groningen.
Sjoerd Mol is an attorney-at-law and partner at Benvalor law firm based in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Sjoerd specialises in mergers & acquisitions and venture capital. His clients include investment funds, business angels and start-ups. Sjoerd is co-founder of www.capitalwaters.nl, an internet platform for early-stage deal documentation, and is active as mentor and legal partner of several start-up accelerator programmes. Sjoerd holds both a masters degree in law and a masters degree in economics from the University of Utrecht.