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orange grove

“I have worked with Benno Groosman and know him as a dedicated professional. His knowledge and experience regarding startups and incubators were very valuable for the Orange Grove incubator this embassy has initiated here in Athens. He received great feedback from the startups, while helping them with topics such as funding and product development. I can recommend Benno Groosman for projects in incubators all over the world.”
Caspar Veldkamp – Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Greece
Orange Grove Incubator

matt kuppers
startup manufactory

“Benno has always struck me as a diligent and capable business man. His expertise in the field of startup acceleration, business incubation, and business model development has been very useful. Benno and I met on various occasions across Europe and our relationship has always been very fruitful. I can certainly recommend Benno for any project related to startup acceleration, incubation, and programme development.”
Matt Kuppers  – Founder and CEO at Startup Manufactory

tim horeman
surge-on medical

“Benno Groosman has proven to be successful in being the bridge between technology and business. He translates complex R&D projects into investment proposals that qualify for funding and is experienced in running and growing a startup. I am delighted to build with him on successful ventures.”
Tim Horeman – Dutch Engineer of the Year 2016 and Entrepreneur at  Surge-on Medical

renata horta
tropos lab

“Benno combines the entrepreneurship energy and knowledge with educational passion, this makes him a perfect mentor: honest, direct, experienced, creative, friendly and reflective. In Tropos Lab we value a lot the ability to develop entrepreneurship as a way to help businesses, and Benno was always recognized by our startups and team as someone who generates valuable insights in each contact.”
Renata Horta – Founder of  Tropos Lab

fanis rigas

“Benno Groosman is a great mentor for start-ups. It is not only his experience around funding, but also his experience around lots of topics around start-ups. Do you want to become a unicorn? Meet and work with Groosman.co Startups!”
Fanis Rigas – Founder Lalemou and VP of Talent Management Solutions Europe at CareerBuilder.com

ronald nanninga

“I know Benno Groosman since 2008, I was an advisor in his first medical technology company. Benno is straightforward and effective as a person and entrepreneur. He understands the market of medical technology and how startups can be successful in general. We have mentored multiple startups in different countries and incubators together, and I highly recommend him.”
Ronald Nanninga – Serial Entrepreneur and CEO at VirtualMedSchool

irene anastasiadou

“Benno mentored our startup during a very critical phase, as we needed to finalize our scaling up strategy and finish our business plan in order to look for investors. He is truly knowledgeable on the subject and has a sharp business mind that keeps you on the right track. He is also an honest individual that gives direct feedback with the best intentions without beating around the bush. Exactly what a startup needs. He is highly recommended!”
Irene Anastasiadou – Founder and CEO at Keeppet