Managing Partner

Phone: +32 (0)16 244 230

E-mail Bart

Bart co-founded Smile Invest in 2017. Before that he spent 8 years at Gimv where he was managing partner of the Smart Industries team with a particular focus on ICT, engineered products and advanced manufacturing investments in the Benelux, France and Germany.


Former experience

  • Gimv (Managing Partner)
  • The Boston Consulting Group



  • Harvard Business School and Insead – Executive Courses
  • VUB Brussels – PhD in Engineering
  • VUB Brussels – MSc in Engineering


Board representation


  • Microflor
  • Oldelft Ultrasound
  • SmartSD


  • Dcinex (sold to Ymagis)
  • Europlasma
  • Proxiad (sold to management)
  • Punch Powertrain (sold to YinYi)
  • SFG (sold to Salads Signature)
  • Xeikon (sold to Flint)
  • XL Video (sold to PRG)