Simone Brummelhuis is the founder of The NextWomen,
the Female Business Brand for entrepreneurs, start-ups and investors. She is VP Europe of Astia and on the European Advisory Board of, the global network and venture accelerator for high-growth women-led companies. She is co-owner and was managing director of IENS, the largest restaurant guide platform in The Netherlands. She is judge on StartupWeekend, 3DaysStartup, The Founder Institute, the Accenture Innovation Awards, the Everywoman in Technology Awards, the Sprout Challenger Awards and more. She is a frequent speaker through TheNextSpeaker.