Willem Middelkoop, Founder and CIO of Commodity Discovery Fund has been an investor in (junior) mining companies for over 15 years.
He is one of the pioneers in ‘Discovery Investing’, whereby in a very early stage investments in an exploration company are being made, after the start of a significant discovery. He is responsible for the impressive track-record of his fund, with dozens of take overs in it’s ‘discovery portfolio’. Willem Middelkoop has published seven books in eight different languages on financial and economic topics.
Willem Middelkoop is also a member of the London based OMFIF advisory board, specialized on geopolitical, economic and monetary affairs. Prior to the start of his fund in 2008 he worked for Dutch RTL television as a market commentator on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. He is also an angel-investor in (fintech) startups and he was a founding shareholder in Startup Bootcamp Amsterdam.