Lawyer and Co-founder at Ingen Housz
Startupbootcamp Amsterdam || Commerce Amsterdam || Media Amsterdam || Smart City & IoT Amsterdam Mentor
Matthijs is a lawyer at INGEN HOUSZ (www.ingenhousz.nl), the Netherlands based venture capital law firm. He is a market leader in the following areas:
* post-seed phase venture capital investment rounds
* exits of venture capital-backed companies
* corporate venturing transactions.
Prior to founding INGEN HOUSZ, he was a Partner at various Dutch law firms and Counsel at Clifford Chance. In December 2017, Matthijs won the award for ‘Best M&A Lawyer Midmarket’ by the M&A Community (Alex van Groningen). In March 2018, he was awarded the ‘Gouden Zandloper’ for ‘best presterende M&A advocaat’ (‘best performing M&A lawyer’) by Advocatie (Sdu). He topped the 2017 Mergermarket individual rankings Benelux for number of deals. For recent transaction track record please refer to http://www.ingenhousz.nl/
Matthijs is passionate about working with startups because it gives him the opportunity to work with creative, talented, ambitious individuals and to be part of the adventure. Matthijs is a matchmaker with a great network, who likes bringing together people. He has special expertise in interactions with investors, termsheets, negotiations and creating win-win partnerships.