- Mike Velings
Founder & Managing Partner
Mike is the founder and the driving force behind Aqua- Spark. A lifelong entrepreneur, Mike has spent decades jump-starting a range of successful businesses. Among other ventures, he co-founded Connexie, which has helped catalyze a professional employment industry across the Netherlands. Mike naturally combines his business background with environmental and social engagement. He’s concerned for the planet and its inhabitants, and understands the potential for business to create durable solutions to complex world problems. With this in mind, Mike founded A-Spark Good Ventures: an investment company that assists entrepreneurs across the globe in realizing their visions of a start-up with a world- changing element.
Through A-Spark he has invested in a broad range of ventures over the years – both in the developed and developing world. Many of these investments involved syndication with multiple investors. Mike serves on several boards.