A Self-Made Serial Entrepreneur and venture capitalist, a business builder and strategic innovator. Kristien has built various successful (international) businesses and the current organisation of Kristien van Elteren is helping other businesses by empowering to scale.
Kristien started at young age with her journey of entrepreneurship, moved from The Netherlands to build her first international company in the United States, without no business experience and no network at all… however she managed to build a successful international trading company, which has been taken over and flourishing under another umbrella.
Currently owner of the modern harbour Jachthaven Vinkeveen with modern berths, located in the Lake District of Amsterdam South.
She has been on the edge with one of her companies, but by changing the industry logic the business is stronger than before, these storms made her from a Sailor to an experienced Captain in Building Business.
By starting and running various companies Kristien is experienced in seeing opportunities and able to grow business, that is where she is known for in her network. Her latest adventure the Kristien van Elteren organization is known at helping other companies improve their revenue.
An active board member of the Amsterdam American Business Club, where she is responsible for enhancing the relations with embassies and (international) business groups.
Her vision is “don’t think in or outside the box, but imagine there is no box at all, that’s where the magic happens”.