Kim van Brugge
Co-Founder at Entrepreneur in IT (software) market
Startupbootcamp Amsterdam Mentor
Co-founded his first company (VAR) Microdesk in 1995, which merged with AAC Cosmos in 2000. Both companies were leading companies in the Dutch IT market and were several times nominated and elected by magazines and vendors as “Best VAR”. In 2007 Kim joined Portland Europe, which is founded by him and his brother George. Portland Europe is the leading distribution platform for VAR’s and IT Managed Services Providers in the Benelux. Portland provides extensive IT business management knowledge and a comprehensive toolbox of (hosted) solutions, tailored for MSP’s to generate recurring revenues and deliver greater value to their customers. Portland is elected in 2011 as “Best IT Distributor in the Netherlands”. Kim co-founded Bridge Ventures BV in 2011. Bridge Ventures BV guides IT companies from start-up phase to accelerate their growth with a unique concept of business coaching, knowledge transfer and capital. Focus areas are Mobile, Software and Socal Media.