Paul Nederkoorn, Partner

Paul Nederkoorn studied chemistry, medicinal chemistry and business law at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, from which university he also obtained his PhD degree in science. Paul started his business career at Shell International’s HQ. He held various commercial functions within Exploration & Production (E&P) with hands-on involvement in evaluating, negotiating and optimizing projects, companies and portfolios. After a management buy-in in a data-communications firm in 2000, he became acquainted with venture capital.

In 2007, together with University Twente and five private investors, Paul co-founded UT International Ventures, the incubator and accelerator fund for University Twente. Besides numurous board memberships where he shares his expertise, his technical input, in combination with his financial expertise, has proven to be essential to many of our companies.