Scheffelaar Consulting, LLC
Global Entrepreneur, Advisor, Lecturer
As member of the Organizing Committee of MIT eTeams international acceleration program that will be held from May 5-16, 2014 at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, I am currently looking for serious non-US early-stage companies that would benefit from a an intensive two weeks program by MIT faculty and other experts, culminating in introductions to investors, entrepreneurs and academics in the MIT ecosystem and the general Boston innovation community. More information.
Please contact me if you know a team that would be interested.
Jos Scheffelaar is a European entrepreneur who moved to Boston more than 20 years ago after working in High Tech in several countries in Europe and in Asia. Building on his international skills and experience, and his extensive personal network, he co-founded Launch in US Alliance, a company helping European entrepreneurs launch their business in the U.S, and EuroUS Accelerator, a business accelerator for European nations and regions that want to cost-effectively offer their startups and entrepreneurs a presence in the Boston innovation ecosystem..
Jos is frequently invited by MIT and international organizations as guest lecturer to give his unique European perspective on American entrepreneurship and U.S. market entry for international companies. He is active in Boston’s entrepreneurial community: he is a Member of the Organizing Committee of the MIT eTeams acceleration program for international startups. a judge in MIT business competitions and a mentor in the MassChallenge program. He participates in the national programs of several European countries promoting entrepreneurship, and has moderated several panels about international collaboration at major Life Sciences conferences such as BIO 2012 and AdvaMed 2012.
Jos is Chair of the Netherland-America Foundation (NAF) in Boston, a non-profit that organizes social, cultural, and business events for the Dutch community in New England.
He holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University Delft in the Netherlands.