Marcel van der Heijden

Marcel van der Heijden


Marcel has long term experience in the IT, internet and mobile industry, both as a founder, as well as in product and business development roles. 

His own technology startups and global market leaders have both benefited from his expertise and dedication. Marcel holds a PhD in Physics, which shapes his highly analytical way of contributing towards outstanding success stories in the industry.

Before joining Speedinvest in 2012 as an early stage Tech investor, Marcel managed a hosted applications business line in EMEA  and a global partnership with Vodafone at Microsoft. 

As a Partner at Speedinvest, Marcel provides hands-on cooperation and support to portfolio companies in the complex field of enterprise technology.

"I believe the reason for yesterday’s success can be exactly the reason for tomorrow’s failure, but love to be proven wrong if it means sustained success moving forward."