Dr. Koen Geurts

Investment Manager

Dr. Koen Geurts joined the HTGF Industrial Tech team in September 2023 as investment manager. Before going into venture capital he worked 15 years in the space industry as engineer and manager, mainly in the space exploration domain. Highlight in these years was his involvement in Rosetta’s comet landing in 2014. Since 2017 Koen was as executive responsible for a business line with 250+ staff in the Earth Observation, Navigation, SatCom and Human and Robotic Exploration domains, where he successfully developed innovative solutions and services in the area of ground segments and operations.

Koen studied mechatronics and aerospace engineering, completed a PhD in space engineering and in 2022 an Executive MBA. He is fluent in Dutch, English, German and Italian.


Posts & mentions

7. May 2024

Automated renewable energy planning: Greentech startup everyone energy closes seed financing round

Berlin, 7 May 2024 – Berlin-based greentech startup everyone energy announces the successful closing of its seven-figure seed financing round. The round was led by High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), one of Europe’s leading seed investors, and Cologne-based early-stage VC neoteq ventures. Founded in August 2021 by Céline Göhlich, Fabian Reetz and Florian Gmeiner, everyone energy has quickly established itself as a leading provider of white-label software for customized advisory serv