Nicolaas Heij – Managing Partner
Worked for almost 20 years in the financial industry with ABN Amro Bank. Nicolaas has experience in the areas of corporate banking, structured finance, corporate finance, IT strategy and venture capital. From 2005 - 2009 he was member of the Technopartner Seed Advisory Committee and he is currently member of the RVO Groeifaciliteit Advisory Committee.
Nicolaas holds a business economics Msc degree from the University of Amsterdam.
Theo Claasen - Senior Partner
Dr. Theo Claasen has more than 35 years of experience in digital signal processing and micro electronics. He has lead from the start in 1985 the IC Design Center at Philips Research Labs and became CTO of Philips Semiconductors in 1997. He has been involved in the demerger of this division from Philips in 2006 thereby creating the independent company NXP. Until his retirement he has been a member of the Board of Management of NXP. In that role he has been responsible for the company strategy and various acquisitions and sales of business lines. At this moment he is active as advisor for strategic issues to small and large companies. Through his participation in Point One Investment Fund he hopes to provide his wide expertise in micro electronics and digital systems to young entrepreneurs so as to create economic welfare and employment for young engineers in this field. Dr. Claasen is a Fellow of the IEEE.
Stéphanie van den Cruijsem - Office Manager
Is since 2010 the first point of contact for all general matters of the Fund.