Speaker Details

Joachim Vandaele

Founding Partner, FutureLabs Ventures

Joachim has been building businesses for over 15 years in the financial services, family office, technology and new media space. He acts as a Venture Builder and an Operating Partner to growth businesses, and has navigated companies out of dangerous waters, and into new geographies and unexplored fields of knowledge.


Joachim is a Founding Partner of FutureLabs Ventures, a tech VC and Venture Builder focused on long-term digital mega-trends that are reshaping the world.


Joachim serves as Venture partner with B-Hive - a global FinTech ecosystem out of Brussels, is a board member of Trusted Family – a high profile growth business providing technology and advisory solutions for business owning families, and previously served as MD of Found. – a leading network of innovation studios in ASEAN.


He is also the founder of Zephyr Ventures, an entrepreneurial vehicle set up to invest in start-ups as well as cash generative businesses, predominantly in tech, finance and new media space in

Benelux and South East Asian markets.


Joachim is a seasoned financial risk professional experienced in the development and validation of advanced prediction models. In his role as consultant & project manager he led multiple implementations of third-party software platforms with major banking organisations.


He holds a Masters in Commercial & Investment Sciences from HUBrussels; a Masters in Banking & Finance from Ghent University. He obtained an MBA from INSEAD, where he also serves an Entrepreneur-in-Residence, jury member and a guest lecturer on the topic of business acquisitions & buy-ins.