StartupAmsterdam team

Our diverse, highly skilled team know exactly what’s what in Amsterdam’s startup ecosystem. Find each team member’s contact information and learn more about our individual roles within StartupAmsterdam.

Meet the StartupAmsterdam team

Bas Beekman

StartupAmsterdam Director

Civil servant, strategic economic advisor & StartupAmsterdam Director

Telephone: +316 2088 4041

Dieter Oude Kotte

Lead International Business

Helping companies explore Amsterdam, set up operations in the NL & scale into Europe

Telephone: +316 5756 3818

Annelies in ’t Veld

Lead International Business

Helping international companies explore Amsterdam, set up operations in the NL & scale into Europe

Telephone: +316 1204 6446

Alexandra Belicova

Partnerships & Events Lead

Managing strategic partnerships and facilitating relevant initiatives and tech events that benefit Amsterdam's tech community

Telephone: +316 4723 5828

Sabine Müller

Marketing & Communications Lead

Strengthening Amsterdam's narrative as a startup & scaleup hub and offering an online platform to the local entrepreneurial community

Telephone: +316 1733 7714

Kseniia Maliuta

International Relations and MarCom Coordinator

Assisting on international relations tasks, including SCALE, and providing support with international projects

Joël Dori

Startup Liaison & Project Manager

Connecting startups with relevant and valuable partners, such as corporates, governments and acceleration programmes.

Telephone: +31 6 10 30 45 33

Kriya Mehta

International Relations Lead

Facilitating Amsterdam's relationship with Europe and the rest of the world by actively engaging with fellow ecosystem builders

Telephone: +31 6 46 99 68 20

Elena Köstler

Project Lead Female Entrepreneurship

Supporting and boosting female entrepreneurship within Amsterdam's tech ecosystem

Igneta Skliaustyte

Project Lead Talent & Diversity

Facilitating initiatives that ensure innovative, fast-growing companies have access to a skilled and diverse talent pool

Telephone: +31 6 3900 6295

Minouche Cramer

Startup in Residence Lead & Startup Officer of the City of Amsterdam

Stimulating co-creation & collaboration between the City of Amsterdam & innovative startups

Telephone: +316 1294 2567