Keadyn boosts venture team with legal and fintech expert Dave Dirks

The Keadyn team is pleased to announce that as of March, Dave Dirks will join us as Venture Partner.

Dave is a partner at the tech law firm Certa Legal, he possesses extensive legal experience in venture capital transactions, cross-border M&A deals and venture development. He has been a trusted advisor to tech ventures and has catalyzed their global expansion into European, Asian, and US markets.

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Dave also acts as an advisor to financial institutions and startups on fintech JVs and solutions. He is an experienced investor with an early stage investment in Startupbootcamp and he is the co-founder of EVO Venture Partners; a venture building fund focused on infrastructure cloud solutions.

Martijn Don, managing partner at Keadyn:

The first time we crossed paths with Dave was when we exited Nestpick to Rocket Internet. He worked with us day and night to secure the transaction. From that moment on, we knew we wanted to have Dave hop on board with us. We are, therefore, very enthusiastic to have him join our team. 

About Keadyn.

Keadyn is a Dutch-based seed/early stage investment company, with offices in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. They are set to disrupt the venture capital ecosystem, driven by the strong belief that the days of traditional investing are over.

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About Keadyn

Keadyn is a Dutch-based seed/early stage investment company, with offices in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. They are set to disrupt the venture capital ecosystem, driven by the strong belief that the days of traditional investing are over.

Keadyn takes on a radical new approach towards venture investing by not working for the money, as traditional funds do, but with the money. Keadyn has a passionate entrepreneurial culture and is looking to invest + add value to early-stage startups with great teams that act lean, think big and move fast. Keadyn was the first investor in Rocket Internet’s Nestpick and current investments include Bird Control Group & Notifica.re and Otrium. Focus areas include marketplaces, ecommerce and fintech. Keadyn works with a global talent pool of experts that add value to the ventures they invest in.

Keadyn sees big opportunities in Europe, with the Netherlands as a key entry point and 'the rest of the world for scale’.

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