About Valérie Vallenduuk
Valerie Vallenduuk is an hands-on investor with the mission to boost local startup ecosystems, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Valerie Vallenduuk (born in Haarlem, Netherlands) was 21 years old when she became the youngest lawyer of the Netherlands. During her work as a lawyer Valerie founded a platform that from an online to an offline way connects lawyers and people seeking legal advice. Until 2016 she was managing partner of her family law offices in the Netherlands and Poland, a boutique office specialized in Road Transport Law. Valerie decided to focus full-time on the Present Your Startup program which she founded in 2014, because she loves innovation and entrepreneurship. Valerie also sees that the future of our children is changing and believes in the importance of stimulating tech at a young age. Valerie now has her own fund and startup program that invests in startups. She is often consulted by the Dutch government, frequently asked to share her story and has been rewarded for the way she leads a new movement. The Present Your Startup program has expanded to New York and to the Caribbean.