Robin Wauters

European Editor
The Next Web
Robin Wauters is the European Editor of leading global technology news site The Next Web and formerly a senior editor at TechCrunch (acquired by AOL in 2010) and editor-in-chief of Virtualization.com. A seasoned technology journalist and commentator, Robin is also an entrepreneur, event organizer, speaker, moderator, occasional startup advisor and angel investor but most importantly a champion of startups and the European startup ecosystem in particular. Robin occassionally serves as a startup advisory board member - more specifically, he is currently a minor shareholder in startups such as Checkthis, Maily, Showpad, Paycento, Wondergraphs and Oxynade. In addition, Robin mentors a wide range of European startups through the internationally acclaimed Founder Institute and Seedcamp early-stage business accelerators.