My name is… Freerk Bisschop
I’m from a country called… The Netherlands
I work at… Rockstart
And my job title is… Program Director Smart Energy
My secret side projects include… Finding the ultimate explanation of the cosmos, designing and crafting furniture, making my neighborhood energy self-sufficient
I am pretty good at… Finding a creative solution
Outside the office, I’m passionate about… Tom Waits’ music
I’m involved with Rockstart because… I love startups, too
More about me… Have worked on energy innovation for almost 30 years now
So you’re an energy startup; where do you look for funding? Looking at the trends in funding for the cleantech industry in general and renewable energy in particular, one can see clearly that more and more people want to make a positive cha...
Startups & Corporates: Mind the Gap It’s an ongoing question these days: can startups and corporates benefit from working together? Does it accelerate innovation and growth, or is it an unhappy marriage for both? A...
Is your smart energy startup focused on Microgrid autonomy, data intel or security? Apply today for Rockstart Smart Energy 2017 Last week we sat down with program director Freerk Bisschop to get details and examples of the types of businesses and ideas he...
A Clean Economy on the Rise? After the unanticipated outcome of America’s elections, the climate for smart energy suddenly felt a bit ‘chilly’. But in spite of the president-elect making claims disavowin...