21 - 25 April 2021 | Leuven, Belgium Menu
Tom Vanhoutte
founder of the imec.xpand growth fund
Tom Vanhoutte
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Tom Vanhoutte

Do you want to be part of the next wave of nanoelectronics-based innovation? If so, come to and& and listen to Tom Vanhoutte. If not, still come and listen to him!

Why? Because Vanhoutte is an inspirational speaker who has vast experience to share in the areas of business, innovation and entrepreneurship.

He certainly knows what he’s talking about when it comes to investing in start-ups. He has almost 20 years of experience in private equity and venture capital. The first 12 years of his career were spent at PwC in New York, where he provided audit and advisory services to some of the largest and most reputed hedge and private equity funds in the world. In 2011 he joined Capricorn Venture Partners as CFO and a member of the management committee.

In 2016 Vanhoutte founded and is managing partner of imec.xpand. It’s an independently managed early stage and growth fund that invests in start-ups. It specifically focuses on start-ups using hardware-based nanotechnology innovations where imec technology, expertise, network and infrastructure will play a differentiating role.

Vanhoutte holds a master’s degree in business engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven. He is often a guest speaker or panelist at start-up events. Listen to him at and& and discover how nanotechnology can be megabusiness.