Nico co-founded Bioqube Ventures in 2015. From 2016-2019, Bioqube Ventures co-managed an investment and incubation model resulting in the set-up and support of a local ecosystem of 10 companies on the Janssen R&D site in Beerse, Belgium. In 2020, Bioqube Ventures launched its first independent fund “Bioqube Factory Fund I”.
Nico previously served in a variety of capacities at LRM, a Belgium-based private equity and venture capital firm, including most recently as the funds Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining LRM, between 1998 and 2007, Nico was a senior executive at Ernst & Young.
Nico served on the board of directors of several public and private life sciences companies and has led several dozen international venture capital transactions and M&A deals including Minerva Neurosciences (Nasdaq: NERV), Tigenix (NYSE Euronext: TIG), SEPS Pharma (acquired by Amatsi) and Apitope.
Nico was nominated for the 2018 Bloomberg50 list.
Commercial & business engineering
Master in Accountancy
VLEKHO Business School
biking, skiing, gastronomy, sailing, traveling