Nalden about Ronald about Hans.
I’m an eighties kid, born as Ronald Hans, nick-named Nalden. I dropped out of college to pursue my interests in web-technologies, design, and music. Now I’m trapped in an infinite loop to learn, un-learn & re-learn.
It all started when I built my first website. Which turned into blogging and went on for over a decade. It was my way of connecting, sharing and helping others. Although I’m not a designer nor developer, I always love to work with smart people to foster creativity and solve problems.
Today I’m leading product innovation at WeTransfer, the company I co-founded in 2009. In addition to starting companies, I sometimes invest in others. Mostly people-focused, design-driven products built by someone I admire.
- In 2000, I started blogging and went on for a decade.
- In 2006, I crashed & burned with Appletree Records.
- In 2009, I co-founded WeTransfer, a file-sharing service.
- In 2010, I co-founded Present Plus, a design studio.
- In 2014, I co-founded Present Plus Film, a film studio.
- In 2015, WeTransfer raised $25M in funding.
- In 2016, I co-founded Tossijn, a clothing brand.
- In 2016, Present Plus gets acquired by WeTransfer.
- In 2017, Tossijn opens its first shop in Amsterdam.
- In 2017, I joined the supervisory board of Stedelijk Museum.
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