Corporate Governance - Biography
Bart Luyten has served as one of our independent directors since June 2017 and also previously served as representative of one of our directors from 2012 to 2015. Mr. Luyten is Founder and Managing Partner of SmartFin, a private equity fund platform investing in early- and growth stage technology companies through four investment entities under the SmartFin brand. Previously, Mr. Luyten was the Founder and Managing Director of Sniper Investments NV, a B2B technologies fund that was set up in 2010. Mr. Luyten has experience as Investment Director of Partners At Venture, Managing Partner of Privast Capital Partners and General Partner of Nausicaa Ventures, all Belgian-based private equity and venture capital funds with a focus on B2B technology investments. Mr. Luyten currently holds positions on the boards of directors of a number of European B2B technology companies such as Betty Blocks, Recharge and Eyesee. Mr. Luyten holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Economics from the University of Antwerp and a postgraduate Master degree in SME management from VIZO Brussels.