Jeroen Arts


Meet Jeroen, an entrepreneur turned investor with a sharp eye for opportunity. After a career in sports management where he worked with Olympic gold medal winners, Jeroen founded a VC-backed online marketplace business before joining Speedinvest to build out their Marketplace and Consumer practice.

Over the past six years, Jeroen led close to 15 investments in companies including CoachHub, Lapse and Stotles, leveraging his firsthand experience to support founders in realizing their visions through various board member roles.

In addition to building out his investment portfolio, Jeroen is the driving force behind the Marketplace Conference, the cornerstone event uniting the best marketplace builders and backers in the industry.  With events in San Francisco, Berlin, New York, London and Paris, the Marketplace Conference has been the best visited and viewed Marketplace event in the world since its inaugural edition in 2018.

SPEAKER's sessions


Panel: Synthesis of Creativity: Exploring AI in Art Marketplaces

check out our nyc & Berlin meetups!

They took place in Feb'24 and were a great success!