Arkawa Growth Partners are a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated professionals who help technology companies find new markets, new applications, and new audiences for their products.
Our unique repertoire of skills includes marketing, sales, finance, technology, psychology, engineering, logistics, analytics, big data, business intelligence, strategy, design, and UI/UX, all of which combine to deliver big results for you and your tech product or service.
Our strength is our diversity. Our combined skillsets are dedicated to finding new opportunities for you. Work with us and discover your path to global success.
Working as a team, we open up avenues to growth that you may never have considered. We are well-known for discovering new markets and applications for technology solutions, becoming part of your team to deliver what your brand needs most.
Some of the areas in which we are most effective include:
We work with companies and innovators who are marketing products tailored to a range of industries, including:
Trained as an economist and financial analyst, Arnaud started his career in investment management but is now constantly on the lookout for new innovations. At Arkawa, he is in charge of business development and establishing contacts with third-party investors. Fluent in Japanese, his hobbies are sailing and boxing.
Dirk Trained as an engineer at Delft Technical University. He is the ultimate "out-of-the-box thinker", bridging technique and business to bring a transformative sensibility to the Arkawa group. Over his career, he has facilitated many digital transitions and fintech projects. A visionary with a broad skillset, he is addicted to following new technologies with a strong focus on marketability and user experience.
Some of Dirk’s expertise includes digital strategy, business and process analysis, big data, smart contract application (blockchain), design and user experience (UX), marketing, eCommerce, analytics, and SEO. He is a native German speaker and an avid cyclist.
Erik van 't Klooster comes from a background in business administration. He is a marketing expert with more than 10 years of experience in educating young professionals and has consulted with companies on a wide range of marketing topics that include brand positioning, marketing strategy, market entry, marketing communications, and customer journey analysis. He received his Ph.D. from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Erik grew up with a strong interest in Japanese culture, lifestyle, and philosophy as portrayed in movies, manga and video games.
Marcel is the ultimate engineer: Trained in information technology and mechanical engineering, he is passionate about designing and building new solutions and spends most of his time redesigning, improving, and testing to perfection. He has a gift for understanding the technical essence of any product in a split second and is sometimes difficult to pry away from the testing bench. Marcel is fluent in several languages, including Serbian.
Olaf is trained as a logistical engineer and psychologist, a unique combination of expertise that enables smooth backend processes and deep insights into consumer psychology – in other words, he knows exactly what can make or break a product. Olaf's view is that it takes more than a good product to reach success; it takes logic, preparation, and determination to win.
More than just a hobby, Olaf is a tri-athlete as well as a personal coach of professional athletes and the manager of a triathlon team. Over his life, he has been a coach for many high-performing individuals and companies.
Wout is known as “The ultimate networker". A self-admitted serial entrepreneur, he is responsible for sales. He is the guy that opens those doors that remain closed for others. His hobby being football, it’s remarkable how charming he can be off the pitch, and how merciless he can be on it.
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