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Voxdale presents

Hardware
Advisory Board Program

Empowering Scale-ups & Start-ups with Senior Executive Guidance

Join our exclusive program led by Bert Bruggeman (Tesla, The Ocean Cleanup, and many more)This program is tailored for ambitious hardware start-ups and scale-ups eager to accelerate their growth. Gain invaluable insights from strategic advisory services at the board level, benefit from personalized guidance on hardware innovation, and connect with an extensive network of industry leaders.​

Enroll for one of the Program's Starting Dates:
  • 26 - 27 September 2024
  • 19 - 20 December
  • ​March 2025 (tbc)

Who is Bert Bruggeman?

On a mission to inspire people to be their best selves in their quest to build a more sustainable world, Bert Bruggeman engages with innovators as a trusted business partner and coach to help accelerate their innovative ideas into the marketplace. He has a unique background in commercializing and scaling innovative hardware solutions, loves to problem solve, develop people, and have fun while being part of impactful projects.

Upon graduating from the KU Leuven, he started his career at IMEC, Belgium. After moving to Silicon Valley, he worked with world-class innovators and some of the world’s most inspiring and demanding entrepreneurs. Bert has been part of teams that changed the world as an executive in unique semiconductor devices (Cypress/Infineon), solar cells (SunEdison), robotics solutions (Kindred/Ocado), game-changing EVs (Tesla), and the world's first biology-based cement (Biomason). 

Currently, he runs Gefira Solutions, an international innovation advisory firm, and is the Chairman of The Ocean Cleanup, a Netherlands-based NGO that deploys technologies to rid the oceans and rivers of plastic.

The Program

Start-Ups:

  • Program Starting Day: 1x Deep Dive Session (appr. 2 hours) with Bert Bruggeman and Tim Dieryckx @Voxdale HQ Wijnegem
  • ​Opportunity to attend Deep Dives from other companies
  • 4x Board Meetings Online (dates to align to your needs)
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: €160 per month (KMO portefeuille eligible) 

Scale-Ups:

  • Program Starting Day: 1x Deep Dive Session (appr. 3 hours) with Bert Bruggeman and Tim Dieryckx @Voxdale HQ Wijnegem
  • ​Opportunity to attend Deep Dives from other companies
  • 12x Board Meetings Online (dates to align to your needs)
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: €625 per month (KMO portefeuille eligible)

What's in it for you, and what to expect

Personalized advice: Benefit from direct mentorship sessions with Bert Bruggeman, tailored to address your startup's or scale-up's unique challenges and opportunities.

Investor readiness on board level: Investors indicate that the quality of the (advisory) board is a crucial factor in the success of startups and scale-ups, so it is also a crucial deciding factor in where they invest. Benefit from an independent experienced advisor who has been in your shoes to increase your investor readiness.

Expert insights: Tap into decades of combined experience in hardware development, strategic planning, and industry leadership, gaining invaluable insights to drive your venture forward.

Holistic support: From initial concept to market launch and beyond, receive comprehensive support at every stage of your journey, ensuring maximum impact and growth.

If interested, leave your details, and we'll contact you!

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