Kees Koolen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 24
  • Portfolio
  • 11
  • Exits
  • 9
Exits

Kees Koolen General Information

Description

Mr. Kees Koolen is the Founder and serves as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Koolen Industries. He is also a Co-Founding Partner and serves as Senior Advisor and Executive in Residence at EQT Ventures. Prior to starting EQT Ventures, Mr. Koolen spent a number of years building Booking.com into a successful global company. Mr. Koolen was an early investor in Booking.com 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 Booking.com and then its Chairman. Mr. Koolen holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Fontys Hogescholen in the Netherlands. He serves as Advisor at BrightBlu.

Contact Information

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

Kees Koolen Investments & Acquisitions (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Wundermart 29-Jul-2021 Later Stage VC 000.00 Other Hardware Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 12-May-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000000 24-Mar-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 18-Sep-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00 0000000 0000000 01-Jan-2018 000000000000 00000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000000000 01-Jan-2018 0000 00000 Buildings and Property Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000 01-Jan-2018 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
00000000 15-Feb-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Clothing Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Expa 30-Mar-2016 Early Stage VC 00000 Specialized Finance Generating Revenue 0000 000000
The Cloakroom 15-May-2014 Early Stage VC 00.000 Clothing Generating Revenue 0000 000000
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Kees Koolen Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
RentLingo 19-Jan-2021 Merger/Acquisition
00000000000 28-Sep-2020 000000000000000000
00000000 01-Jun-2020 000000000000000000
00000000 29-May-2019 000000000000000000
0000 10-May-2019 000 00.00
000000 01-Apr-2018 000 00 00000000
00000000 09-Jul-2017 000000000000000000
The Cloakroom 02-Feb-2016 Merger/Acquisition
Behaview Bankruptcy: Liquidation
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Kees Koolen Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kees Koolen Angel Investor 00 0 0 Vorden, Netherlands
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Kees Koolen Co-Investors (18)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
83North 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Prime Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Senovo 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Silverhorn Investment Advisors 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Venture Stars 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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