Rick van Boekel


After his study Business Administration (Business Informatics track) at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam (Drs.), Rick was actively building out the Dutch Internet ecosystem in the early nineties. After being a database marketing consultant at Ogilvy & Mather, he helped to build Planet Internet from scratch, and he founded BOL.com for Bertelsmann in 1999. Rick has taken key positions at Bertelsmann Direct Group, European Directories and did a management buy-in at DQ&A Media Group in 2010, the company that he led for the last seven years. Two years after he initiated a global merger with the SA based multinational Incubeta he left the company to co-found Airbridge Equity Partners in 2017.


Robin Rensen

Senior Investment Manager

Robin finished a double master program at Radboud and Tilburg University: Business Administration, Strategy track and Finance, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) track. He started his career at Dela and Shiftvision in the areas of risk management and front-end website development. In 2013 Robin moved to Main Capital, the company that he helped build out as a business analyst, investment manager and later on as their senior investment officer. He was responsible for deal sourcing, deal execution and portfolio management and held several supervisory board observer seats. Robin also took responsibility for operations & investor relations. Robin joined Airbridge Equity Partners in May 2018.


Pien Haakman

Office Manager

She started her career as a front office manager at the Tulip Inn hotel in 2011. Later she moved to the reservations department of the Memphis Hotel and was promoted to become a Duty Manager. Pien was asked to join Offices For You late 2015 as their Center Manager for the location at the Amsterdam Olympisch Stadion. Pien joined Airbridge Equity Partners in May 2018, and every day we’re still happy she made that decision!

The directors of Airbridge Equity Partners Coöperatief U.A. are Rick van Boekel and Airbridge Investments BV.