Solid Ventures was founded in 2005 by Robert Wilhelm, Floris van Alkemade en Herman Delatte and supported by a dedicated Advisory Board of experienced venture capitalists and successful technology entrepreneurs. Together, they build up, created value and exited a portfolio of ten technology companies. Based upon the fundament of this track record in 2018 Solid Ventures II was established

The management team and the Advisory Council all consist of highly experienced technology investors who have jointly set up and managed more than 5 venture capital funds. In these funds they have carried out more than 100 investments in technology startups and scale-ups and several strategic exits and a number of stock exchange listings.

Our Team

Robert Wilhelm

Robert Wilhelm

Position Co-Founder & Managing Partner

About Robert is one of the founders of Solid Ventures. He has been active in the private equity sector for more than 25 years. He has gained experience in venture capital and supported many early stage technology companies, both in Europe and in the US. In addition to deal sourcing, he is competent and very experienced in the overall monitoring process, strategic issues and in initiating exits. He personally has raised and managed more than €400 million in fund capital. He also brings legal and corporate finance skills to the team. Robert holds an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management and a Master Degree in Law from the Free University of Amsterdam

Dennis Blom

Dennis Blom

Position Partner Solid Ventures II

About Dennis has almost 20 years of experience in fund management. Next to that he is very experienced in guiding companies from start-up phase to the growth phase in his position as Managing Partner of Silicon Polder Fund and as CTO at Planet Internet. His specialities are in the field of software development, information technology and business consultancy. Dennis holds a Bachelor Degree in mechanical engineering.

Floris van Alkemade

Floris van Alkemade

Position Co-Founder, Managing Partner Solid Ventures I & Venture Partner Solid Ventures II

About Floris set up Solid Ventures in 2005 with Robert Wilhelm. Floris has more than 20 years of experience in investing in seed and early stages IT and telecom companies. He has managed more than €370 million in fund capital in total. Floris has been a General Partner at the NeSBIC CTe Funds. In 2000 he spent time in Silicon Valley to manage the US operations for the funds. Floris holds a Master's degree in business econometrics from the Free University of Amsterdam. Floris is also Board member at Coolgames.com, the last remaining active company in the portfolio of Solid Ventures I

Herman Delatte

Herman Delatte

Position Venture Partner

About Herman has more than 20 years of experience in Venture Capital. He is an investor and partner in Big Bang Ventures, Greenventures and NesBIC CTe Funds, where he was a partner for 8 years. He currently is a director at Dadel B.V.