DOEN Foundation acquires minority share in Rockstart
The DOEN Foundation has acquired a minority share in startup accelerator program Rockstart, headquartered in Amsterdam. The so-called strategic partnership is aimed at expanding the program abroad.
Although financial details weren’t disclosed, an investment of ‘several millions of euro’s’ is estimated within the startup scene. The accelerator wishes to grow its team and will start programs in Singapore and Bogota soon.
“This partnership comes at a particularly momentous time”, Oscar Kneppers, founder of Rockstart says. This week Rockstart celebrates its fifth birthday. “DOEN’s investment allows us to continue to focus on international expansion and supporting founders across the world.”
DOEN CFO Jasper Snoek ….