Successful launch of Paris mentoring network

Paris Mentoring network

Together with StartupDelta‘s special envoy Prince Constantijn, DutchBasecamp succesfully launched a new Paris mentoring network on December 8th in Paris, France.

This week our very own Isabel Brouwer and Startup Envoy Constantijn van Oranje are in Paris to launch the new mentoring network: connecting founders with founders and experienced entrepreneurs talking international growth.

Helping Dutch startup founders ready to grow into France, DutchBasecamp and StartupDelta expanded the mentoring network with founders and experienced entrepreneurs from Paris. These mentors have all scaled up successfully and offer to be a temporary mentor providing their expertise, experience and network.

Four Dutch startup founders joined us to Paris, to put the mentoring network into play immediately. Sander Nagtegaal ( , Rens Rovers (Rerander), Chris van Voorden (5miles), and Daan Kip (VRbase) are all in a growthstage looking to expand. Our mentors provide them with insights on topics such as target audience, market strategy, and networking tips, amongst many others.


Have a look at our proud mentors in Paris:2

Martin Verpaalen – Co-founder Qanda. As a Dutch entrepreneur in Paris Martin has worked for several advertising agencies en founded in 2015 the startup Qanda. The Qanda app offers Q&A with video.

Frédérique Chabbert – Co-founder Effency. Involved with Paris’ smart city projects for over 8 years and having an in-depth knowledge of the Dutch startup ecosystem Frédérique is more than capable of guiding your first steps into France.

Daan Sins – Founder en Co-owner HUYGENS Paris. Daan is a Dutch marketeer with experience working for several fashion brands (YSL, Armani, Guerlain). In 2011 he has started his own company in custom made natural cosmetics located in de Marais, Paris.

Yvonne America – Owner Paris by bike. Setting up biketours for Dutchies in Paris since 2012, Yvonne has a wealthy experience in how to enter the French market.

Antoinet van Dalen – Digital sales Manager at Warner Bros / Founder of Pink Out Loud.  Antoinet is a Dutch entrepreneur in Paris working for Warner, and setting up Pink Out Loud connecting French female professionals.


Startup and ready for international expansion?1

Connect with one of our mentors in Paris. Get in touch with us and apply for the Dutchbasecamp Paris mentoring network.


Apply here (no fees asked)



Images: Bas Koetsier


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