Silicon Valley VC investor Neal Dempsey visited Groningen this week, to check out the scene and meet with promising startups and scale-ups. Dempsey is a General Partner of Bay Partners, one of the oldest investment funds in Silicon Valley, and is currently looking for promising startup cities around the world and help improve local startup ecosystems. Startup platform Founded in Groningen followed Dempsey on his two day visit.
During his visit, Dempsey spoke with promising Groningen based startups like EV Biotech, Mr. Chadd, Envitron and Satys on Monday morning. Later that day, he met with scale-ups like Chordify, Voys and Dataprovider, as well as local government officials, investors and StartupDelta’s Special Envoy Prince Constantijn.
Asked about his impressions of Groningen, he replies: “It’s a very vibrant and young town and I think it’s a perfect place for early stage companies. There’s also a good mix of education and entrepreneurship.”
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Photograph courtesy of Founded in Groningen.