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Fin & Tonic on Scaling your Business

  • B-Hive Europe 5 De Kleetlaan Machelen, Vlaanderen, 1831 Belgium (map)
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Launching a new business is very exciting! At one point, you will probably be looking to scale it. But when do you start your expansion? And how can you do it effectively?

Join us for this Fin & Tonic on scaling your business! Jurgen Ingels, B-Hive co-founder, will share his tips for entrepreneurs. Jurgen Ingels was the Founder and CFO of Clear2Pay, a leading payments technology company. Under his leadership, he grew the company to one of the world leaders in payment software with more than 1,200 employees in 14 countries and successfully sold the business to FIS for 400 million euro in October 2014. He has founded several other companies in recent years, including NG Data, The Glue and B-Hive. He is currently a managing partner of Smartfin Capital.

This very practical keynote will be followed by a panel discussion and a Q&A for you to gain more insights. As usual, the evening will end with some delicious gin and tonics.


6.00 Doors open 

6.30 Intro & Welcome to new B-Hive members

6.40 Keynote "Lessons learned on entrepreneurship" by serial entrepreneur Jurgen Ingels, B-Hive co-founder and managing partner

7.40 Teamleader's Growth Story (Winner of Deloitte's 2017 Technology Fast 50) by Katrien De Clerck, Chief of Staff

8.00 Panel discussion with Jurgen Ingels, Katrien De Clerck and Xavier Pansaers - moderated by Caroline Sedda (B-Hive)

8.30 Networking reception with some food and Gin

Entrance Fee: 15 euro excl. VAT    (FREE for B-Hive members & partners. Not a B-Hive member yet? Join our community)


Jurgen Ingels is one of the founding and managing partners of B-Hive, founder and former CFO Clear2Pay and founder of Smartfin Capital. He’s also board member of NG Data, Itineris, Trendminer, Guardsquare, Projective, Materialise (NASDAQ : MTLS) and Willemen Groep. 

Katrien De Clerck has been driving Teamleader's business development across Europe. Now responsible as Chief of Staff she is leveraging her previous international journeys throughout London and San Francisco to further scale Teamleader growth. Teamleader recently won the Deloitte's 2017 Technology Fast 50

Xavier Pansaers (Chief Revenue Officer at Real Impact Analytics, previously COO of Odoo) has more than 20 years experience in global sales and marketing operations in enterprise business software and telecoms. Xavier has a proven record in recurring revenue generation and process industrialization as COO, CCO & CEO. He is also appointed in many Belgian scale-up companies as board member.

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