Janneke is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, board member, mentor for startups and co-founder of CapitalT. CapitalT is a VC fund that invests in technology companies using proprietary technology to evaluate entrepreneurial teams. In the past she has started and exited 2 international tech companies.
She is co-initiator of InspiringFifty, an initiative that aims to increase diversity in tech by making female role models more visible. As part of the InspiringFifty initiative, Janneke has published The New Girl Code and Project Prep, a novel for young girls. The goal of the project is to encourage young girls, inspire them to pursue a career in technology and invest in an educational foundation focusing on math and computer science. Janneke is member of the supervisory board of UNICEF, boardmember of Codam, advisory board member of FutureNL, member of the investment committee of Innovation Quarter and member of the supervisory board of NPEX.
Furthermore she was named: Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year in 2019, most prominent angel investor in 2018, most Innovative Leader in 2016 and 2014 EY Entrepreneur of the Year.
These are only a few of many in a long list of honours for Janneke.