Wal van Lierop is an award-winning venture capitalist and business leader. He founded Chrysalix in 2001, and it has become one of the most respected venture capital firms globally for cleantech and industrial innovation. Van Lierop has helped raise over $350 million for Chrysalix and has participated in more than $1.5 billion in venture capital funding.
WHAT’S NEW: In the past year, Chrysalix announced the final close of its Chrysalix RoboValley Fund; investments in new portfolio companies Helmee Imaging, Q5D Technologies, Rithmik and Applied Impact Robotics; and major financings in several of its other portfolio companies.
NEXT TRAVEL DESTINATION: Ottawa, Canada.
EDUCATION: PhD in economics from Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.