Martijn Lopes Cardozo


Martijn Lopes Cardozo is the CEO of Black Bear a circular economy company that retrieves high value materials from end-of-life tires

Martijn is a serial entrepreneur from the US West Coast who has build a number of successful companies in software, mobile and digital media. After he came back to the Netherlands he decided to focus his energy on transitioning the world from a“take, make, dispose” linear economy to a circular economy in which materials can be upcycled and reused. Martijn: “For each facility we build we save more CO2 than 1 million trees can consume – a huge positive environmental benefit”

Martijn will speak at the Official Opening

Startup Fest Official Opening (Amsterdam)