StartLife will start looking for a new managing director to lead the European agrifoodtech accelerator. Jan Meiling accepted a new position outside of StartLife and will leave per 31 January 2024.

The StartLife Board applauds Jan’s drive and zest to build up StartLife over the past 10 years. Jan has made a significant contribution together with the team, to bring the accelerator to the current Europe leading position. The Board wishes him well on his next assignment as director of NAKTuinbouw. 

The Board of StartLife started the recruitment procedure to replace him in the StartLife Management Team. StartLife’s MT-member Laura Thissen will take on his tasks temporarily and will be the contact person for relations.