Roel de Hoop
Roel de Hoop joined Prime Ventures in 1999 after a successful career as entrepreneur and angel investor in internet and software companies.
Roel de Hoop
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Roel is a Partner at Prime Ventures which he joined as Venture Partner in 1999. He became full time partner in 2008.
Before his tenure at Prime, Roel was a successful angel investor and entrepreneur in internet and software companies, through which he gained expertise and considerable experience in international sales and marketing. He (co-)founded a number of companies, including Hot-Orange where he was CEO.
Prior to starting Hot-Orange Roel was a key employee at Dutch-based software company Prolin. As senior vice president for strategic alliances he played a significant role in the successful acquisition of Prolin by Hewlett-Packard in 1997.
Roel began his career with Driessen Aircraft Interior Systems, the market leader in the manufacturing and sales of aircraft catering equipment.
Roel holds a BA degree in Business Administration.
Roel served on the board of directors of Human Inference (sold to GIMV) and Q-Go (acquired by RightNow). He currently serves on the board of AppLift, Bright Computing, Falcon Social, Mendix, and is actively involved with GenKey.