is to bring Industry specific value-add with a focus on Product-Market intersections, fundraising and team building
typically engaging in a company by being on the Board of Directors, bringing value through a hands-on involvement
The principal of GAP Technology Holding is Bart Markus, an experienced investor in and coach of technology companies
Bart giving an overview of First Light Fusion at ecosummit 2018 [embed]https://youtu.be/NxQaY705rMc[/embed]
For the "boardkarte" magazine Bart wrote the attached article on the specific challenges of board seats in high tech companies.
At Ecosummit 2013, when the VC funding for cleantech investments had dropped to an all-time low Bart spoke about the why and advised entrepreneurs on
Innerproduct partners is an early stage Technology focused venture fund based out of San Francisco. The fund focuses on technologies at the earliest stage and its partners get involved in the early management, moving them from technology development projects to companies that are targeting a specific market and customer need. Bart is on the Investment Committee and has been a Special Advisor of Innerproduct since the fund was conceived in 2013
OpenasApp has developed a technology that allows users to turn any structured data source (a spreadsheet being the obvious use case) into a smartphone app in a couple of clicks whilst retaining the calculatory functions in the app. OpenasApp was founded in early 2016 and Bart has been on its board from inception
The MRI Centrum is now the leading private diagnostics chain in The Netherlands. It combines state of the art diagnostic equipment with innovative software solutions to create a better and higher quality patient experience. Bart co-founded the company in 1998 and has been on its board since
Congatec is a leader in embedded computing, developing the control units for industrial equipment and large complex machinery with a solution that combines state of the art hardware with leading edge software to make the actual use of these embedded computers simpler and allow the applications to run better and be developed faster. Bart has been on the board of Congatec since 2015
Hexagem is using the nanowire technology developed at Lund university and commercialized in the LED area by GLO, a company that Bart invested in in 2008 for the Electronics area. The company creates defect-free GaN substrates and is working with industrial partners that develop devices on these substrates in the RF as well as in the power electronics area. Bart co-founded the company in 2015 and is its executive Chairman.
Technology Companies Invested in
Successful Exits of those Investments
Successfully completed Financing Rounds