Full Name
Tjarda Molenaar
Company
NVP
Speaker Bio
Tjarda Molenaar is managing director of the Dutch Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (NVP), a key influencer of public policies affecting venture capital. NVP led sector-wide initiatives to promote a stronger venture capital investment climate in the Netherlands, such as the Seed capital scheme that has been used by over 85 funds since the start, and the Dutch Venture Initiative and Dutch Future Fund that have supported numerous later-stage venture capital funds active in the Netherlands. NVP also coordinates the advocacy for appropriate venture capital regulation at EU and national levels.
Tjarda Molenaar