Marketing & Communications Manager
Since November 2019, Bram van Beek oversees and implements the strategic and operational marketing & communication activities within StartLife. He is to ensure that (future) startups and stakeholders find their way to StartLife and our message gets across in a clear and consistence manner. His mission is to position StartLife as the leading accelerator in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship for agrifoodtech startups in the Netherlands and beyond.
In addition to his (digital) marketing competencies, Bram brings in over 15 years experience of fostering entrepreneurship and supporting innovative startups. In the past he lead a startup incubator at Maastricht University. After that he managed various projects that promoted entrepreneurship and innovation in the Utrecht region and was advisor to numerous startups and SME’s.
Bram was also founder and owner of a Dutch business dating site that focused on helping build entrepreneurial teams, particularly aimed at startup founders to find matching co-founders. In this role, he also acted as an nation-wide ambassador to show the value and importance of complementary entrepreneurial teams for the success of startups and encouraged startup founders to build entrepreneurial teams.
It is no exaggeration to say that Bram lives and breathes startups. At StartLife, he combines his love for startups, passion for (digital) marketing and ambition to contribute to a better world for us all.