Matthijs Ingen-Housz

Matthijs Ingen-Housz

Lawyer and Co-founder at Ingen Housz

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Matthijs is a lawyer at INGEN HOUSZ (, 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

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.