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Menno van Rossum

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Founder & CEO, Zolargo Energy. Previously Head, Acquisitions & Asset Management, Windcentrale and CCO of BWC Asia - carbon investment fund.

Founder & CEO, Zolargo Energy. Previously Head, Acquisitions & Asset Management, Windcentrale and CCO of BWC Asia - carbon investment fund.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Mechanical Engineering
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth

Involved In

Founder

Zolargo Energy

Advisor

National Community Solar Partnership | Department of Energy
windcentrale
PVComplete
Windcentrale BV
Community Solar Partnership

Positions

Founder & CEO Zolargo Energy April 2015 - present
Director USA LEKKER Bikes 2016 - present
Head, Acquisitions & Asset Management De Windcentrale July 2013 - February 2015
Head of Origination SE Asia Blue World Carbon December 2010 - June 2013
Project Manager Pon Power / Caterpillar Inc. December 2006 - December 2007
Commercial Director, part-time De Uitzendstudent April 2002 - July 2006

Education

Delft University of Technology Bsc. Mechanical Engineering , Msc. Commercial Engineering 2000 - 2007
Stellenbosch University/Universiteit Stellenbosch Mechanical Engineering graduation 2004 - 2004

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
  • • Industrial Design
Advisor With
  • • Product Design
  • • Graphic design
  • • Product Marketing
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services
  • • Green
  • • Healthcare
  • • Real Estate
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Transportation
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Energy
  • • Food
  • • Mobility
  • • Cleantech

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fundraising • Project management • Growth • Management • B2B sales • Energy • Business Development • Import/Export • Renewable Energy • Strategic Partnerships • Transportation • Solar Energy • Building Teams

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Marcel Duiveman
We worked together  •  Geographical Correspondent Norway & Netherlands, Total.
Menno is an extremely drive and resourceful person. He mind is always working on new ideas. He has the ability to motivate and persuade peop ... le for his ideas and drive his ideas forward with great resiliation.
Roderick van Wisselingh
We worked together  •  CFO, Solease.
Menno has taken the risk to move to the US to set up a new company, showing his risk taking ability. I know Menno as an intelligent and comm ... unicative person with the stamina to pursue his goals.
Yury Reznikov
We worked together  •  Director of Corporate Development, SunLink. University of California, Berkeley grad.
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Marcel Duiveman
They're my friends  •  Geographical Correspondent Norway & Netherlands, Total.
Marcel is a driven, results oriented and very skillful professional with over 15 years of international experience in oil field exploration, ... operations/drilling, as well as valuations and asset/corporate lending. He will be highly valuable to any oil&gas venture, field development, or M&A activity.