René Reijtenbagh – CEO, Investor relations and dealflow
René Reijtenbagh is CEO of Business Angels Connect and founder of Angel Funding Germany that is specialized in connecting Dutch growth companies to German investors. He has two decades of experience in helping companies funding their growth via business angels. René is Vice President of Business Angels Europe, the European confederatie of business angels networks. He has a track record in selecting, coaching and introducing promising companies to the business angel community. He was founder of the Business Angels network for Overijssel and Gelderland, Masters of the Future. For the Association of Business Angels Netwerken Nederland he was one of the founders. René has an education in Economic Geography and Business Administration.
Tonnie Coenen – Corporate Finance
Tonnie Coenen MBA is one of the founders of the “Genium Group”. For “The Genium Group” Tonnie is responsible for all activities related to Corporate Finance. He is specialized in merge & acquisition and has realized over 100 deals. In addition to that he is frequently searching for investors, participants and MBI candidates. For several companies Tonnie is supervisory board member, mainly in charge of faccilitating growth and acting as strategic sparring partner. Before he was commercial manager at the Rabobank and responsible for the consumer segment and the Private Banking department. In addition to that he became vice director of the Rabobank local branche in Groesbeek. Besides his work at the bank, Tonnie obtained a MBA from Erasmus University.
Guido de Bie – Legal Advice
Guido de Bie is owner of Bielegal. Bielegal is a consultancy firm specialized in legal advice in the field of mergers and acquisitions in small and medium-sized enterprises. Bielegal can completely take care of legal matters by advising from A to Z. In addition, Bielegal uses a no-nonsense approach and always maintains the importance of the entrepreneur. In relation to Business Angels Connect, Bielegal can create and capture the final deal in an appropriate legal solution.