Social Kitchen Amsterdam en Rotterdam

Marcus Fernhout

Marcus Fernhout is directeur en oprichter van het Cambridge Innovation Center Rotterdam (CIC) en Executive Director van CIC International.

‘Hi, My name is Marcus and I grew up in a small town close to Rotterdam called Oostvoorne.

When my mother got pregnant with me, my parents got a bit worried. See, my mother was 46 at that time and even by today’s standards that is a very late age to get pregnant. Let alone 37 years ago when medical technology and facilities weren’t as advanced as they are now.

On top of this, a few years before, my mother lost my twin brother and sister during labour. You can imagine that all of this combined fueled the anxiety of my parents about the pregnancy.

My parents were christian so abortion was definitely out of the question (luckily), so they decided to…. More.


Na in De Nieuwe Poort vele meesterpreken van CEO’s en commissarissen zoals Dick Boer, Feike Sybesma en Joanne Kellerman te hebben gehad, zullen in deze reeks juist jonge ondernemers het woord krijgen. Meesters maken zo plaats voor leerlingen. Tijdens deze millennialpreken luisteren we naar inspirerende young professionals die iets spraakmakends bewerkstelligen.

De Millennialpreek organiseren wij in samenwerking met het Venture Café.

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