Lara KoolePartner at Philips Ventures
Head of Philips’ venture capital activities in Europe, Partner in Philips Ventures team. Experienced in investment banking, start-up fundraising and corporate venturing advisory before joining Philips to build the venture capital group. Dutch-national, based in the Netherlands, holds a Master-degree in International Financial Economics at the University of Amsterdam. Looking for driven entrepreneurs that are passionate and capable to address (part of) the quadruple aim in healthcare, improving outcomes and lowering costs while increasing patient and staff satisfaction. Passionate about technology, strategic investing and working together with great teams to scale their companies bringing strategic and industry expertise of Philips to the table. Currently board director of the Philips Health Technology Venture Fund portfolio companies’ LeQuest, DEARhealth, LindaCare and Sweetch.