The 35-year old Maura Declercq-Mindrila joins Jan Lagast’s ImpactBuilders Project. Maura’s mission will be to launch and scale two startups, develop a new investors community and attract funding and talent for the group. She has an ambitious vision to create an impact in our society, a large international network and extensive experience as an entrepreneur in diverse sectors.
The first contact between Maura and Jan was established in the summer of 2021 and the cooperation started in September. “Maura is definitely a great asset for our international team!”, says Jan Lagast.
VALUEPARTNER, ENTREPRENEUR & FUNDRAISER
Maura Declercq-Mindrila has prior experience in international business a.o. as the founder of the international executive search agency Staff. She is now leading a startup of the ImpactBuilders Startup Studio. Idlegcy is a Deeptech, AI/ML project that wants to clean-up the personal data records of individuals, and is now raising its pre-seed funding. She will soon start a second one.
Maura combines system thinking, futurism and her passion for technology with a good insight into the markets and knowledge on how to scale a business. That’s why she will be a strategic value partner when it comes to fundraising for the startups within the Startup Studio.
Maura is a born connector and networker. She is an active member of 19 network platforms and organisations worldwide. She organises weekly business network events and masterclasses with well known international thought leaders to promote women in STEM and to foster new ideas about the future of society. As community lead, she will develop the Global Impact Investor Community (GIIC) within ImpactBuilders.