Edwin Hengstmengel Van den Ende & Deitmers
Edwin is an investment Manager at Van den Ende & Deitmers, where he focuses on opportunities within the eCommerce and digital advertising & technology sectors. He joined the firm as a business development manager in 2008 and worked on a razor focus of investment efforts and improved international network. Edwin is actively involved with Quadia, a video technology platform and web TV provider. He is also an observer of the board of Pictura, a business that digitizes & unlocks cultural heritage; and Unruly, a social video advertising company based in the UK.
Prior to joining Van den Ende & Deitmers, Edwin Hengstmengel was Investment Manager at Cyrte Investments, responsible for managing the Media & Internet portfolio. In 2006, Edwin joined the Private Equity team and gained a widespread knowledge in many traditional (broadcasting, newspapers, radio) and new media (online advertising, Internet) sectors.
He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration and Financial Economics from the VU University of Amsterdam but showed real perspiration by running the Athens marathon, 2500 years after Greek soldier Pheidippides was sent for a message. In 2012, Edwin will run a marathon in Spain.