Founding Partner, FutureLabs Ventures
Joachim has been building businesses for over 15 years in the financial services, family office, technology and new media space. He acts as a Venture Builder and an Operating Partner to growth businesses, and has navigated companies out of dangerous waters, and into new geographies and unexplored fields of knowledge.
Joachim is a Founding Partner of FutureLabs Ventures, a tech VC and Venture Builder focused on long-term digital mega-trends that are reshaping the world.
Joachim serves as Venture partner with B-Hive - a global FinTech ecosystem out of Brussels, is a board member of Trusted Family – a high profile growth business providing technology and advisory solutions for business owning families, and previously served as MD of Found. – a leading network of innovation studios in ASEAN.
He is also the founder of Zephyr Ventures, an entrepreneurial vehicle set up to invest in start-ups as well as cash generative businesses, predominantly in tech, finance and new media space in
Benelux and South East Asian markets.
Joachim is a seasoned financial risk professional experienced in the development and validation of advanced prediction models. In his role as consultant & project manager he led multiple implementations of third-party software platforms with major banking organisations.
He holds a Masters in Commercial & Investment Sciences from HUBrussels; a Masters in Banking & Finance from Ghent University. He obtained an MBA from INSEAD, where he also serves an Entrepreneur-in-Residence, jury member and a guest lecturer on the topic of business acquisitions & buy-ins.