Profile in newspaper: John Fentener van Vlissingen makes big decisions at the “kitchen table”

It’s as if they’re sitting together at a kitchen table. Everyone is free to speak in this informal atmosphere. That’s the ambiance you’ll find in the Walvis Participaties foundation boardroom. In spite of the casual mood, the conversation is about serious money.

Walvis Participaties is the brainchild of John Fentener van Vlissingen (78), travel entrepreneur and heir to a long line of a successful family business. Five years ago, he founded the Walvis foundation as a way to invest in young emerging tech companies. Read full article (in Dutch).