Jul 26, 2022 • 39M

#94 Laurens Groenendijk, Dutch Founders Fund

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Join us as we're talking to Laurens Groenendijk, co-founder of Dutch Founders Fund, an founder-led early-stage venture capital firm from Amsterdam and focuses on marketplace businesses and products or services with strong network effects. Just as the rest of the founding team behind Dutch Founders Fund, Laurens is a successful entrepreneur having previously founded Just-Eat, Treatwell, Miinto and nano-satellite challenger Hiber.

In this episode you’ll learn:
– Why Laurens love markets that are considered unorthodox or unusual
– What’s behind Laurens’ thesis of letting crazy ideas flourish and why it’s important to remember that just 1 line item can make all the difference
– Why Laurens built an LP base 100+ founders and operators
– How Dutch Founders Fund manages and serves their LP base via weekly updates and whatsapps