Brian Hirman

Former CEO of Isobar and iProspect Netherlands, founder and CEO of Bookmark and managing director of Valkieser New Media.

Master Degree Economics at University of Amsterdam and Chartered Marketer at Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK).

Member of the Advisory Board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and serves in the jury of the SpinAwards Netherlands.


Most African countries are 10 years behind in digital, but it will not take 10 years to bridge this gap.

Vincent Kouwenhoven

Founder and managing director of eVentures Europe since 2000.

Since mid 2011 Supervisory Board Member Rabo Bank – Noord-Gooiland .
Former director Nolan Norton & Co (KPMG) and KPN Strategy and Marketing Director KPN Business Networks.
PhD in Business Administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam.


Besides providing the necessary cash we actively support African digital entrepreneurs.