Kees Koolen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 25

  • Portfolio
  • 11

  • Exits
  • 10


Kees Koolen General Information


Mr. Kees Koolen is the Founder & serves as Chief Executive Officer at Koolen Industries. He was also a Co-Founding Partner and served as Senior Advisor and Executive in Residence at EQT Ventures. Prior to starting EQT Ventures, he spent a number of years building into a successful global company. He served as Chief Operating Officer and advisor at Uber. He was an early investor in and then joined the company as COO in 2001. This was a position he held for seven years, during which time it was acquired by Priceline (Nasdaq: PCLN). He later became CEO of and then its Chairman. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Fontys Hogescholen in the Netherlands. He serves as an Advisor at BrightBlu. Mr. Kees Koolen served as Chairman and chief Executive Officer at Super B Lithium Power.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Vorden
  • Netherlands

Kees Koolen Investments & Acquisitions (25)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Skoon Energy 05-Oct-2022 Later Stage VC Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue
Wundermart 29-Jul-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 0000 000000
Holidu 12-May-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Sympower 24-Mar-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Holidu 18-Sep-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
BS Concept Realization 01-Jan-2018 000000000000 00000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Tykn 01-Jan-2018 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Woba (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Jan-2018 0000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
MODOMOTO 15-Feb-2017 Later Stage VC 00.000 Clothing Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Expa 30-Mar-2016 Early Stage VC 00000 Private Equity Generating Revenue 0000 000000

Kees Koolen Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Tykn 01-Apr-2023 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
RentLingo 19-Jan-2021 000000000000000000
Boaconsulta 25-Sep-2020 000000000000000000
Operator 01-Jun-2020 000000000000000000
MODOMOTO 29-May-2019 000000000000000000
Uber 10-May-2019 000 00.00
Fridom 01-Apr-2018 000 00 00000000
MarkaVIP 09-Jul-2017 000000000000000000
The Cloakroom 02-Feb-2016 Merger/Acquisition
Behaview Bankruptcy: Liquidation

Kees Koolen Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Kees Koolen Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kees Koolen Angel Investor 00 0 0 Vorden, Netherlands

Kees Koolen Co-Investors (20)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Prime Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Rabobank Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Silverhorn Investment Advisors 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
StartGreen Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Venture Stars 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Kees Koolen FAQs

  • Who is Kees Koolen?

    Kees Koolen is an angel Investor who has made 25 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Kees Koolen?

    Kees Koolen is an angel investor.

  • What does Kees Koolen do?

    As an angel investor, Kees Koolen invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Kees Koolen invested in?

    Kees Koolen has made numerous investments in companies like Skoon Energy, Wundermart, and Holidu within the Commercial Services, Business/Productivity Software, and Information Services (B2C) industries.

  • What has Kees Koolen invested in recently?

    Kees Koolen's latest investment was on 05-Oct-2022 in Skoon Energy, a company within the Commercial Services industry.

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