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About Leo Exter

Leo is an expert on creating business opportunities by bringing domains together. He is the founder at westartup – a community of over 3,500 first-time entrepreneurs, co-founders, mentors and investors. As partner in HealthStartup, he organizes acceleration events for startups in healthcare and HackForHealth hackathons designed to create brand-new startups.

Leo is also investor and team member in AZIRA, brand of ethical fashion for women.

Leo is co-organizer at Bizcamp Belgium; he introduced Startup Weekend in Belgium, and led a startup acceleration program in Brussels.

Leo’s career includes consumer research roles at The Coca-Cola Company in Moscow and Brussels, and product management work at a Belgian startup in the sunset years of the dot-com boom. He led the European marketing team at Mio Technology, Europe’s 3rd largest GPS maker at the time.