Mr. Toon Vanagt
data.beEntrepreneur with broad experience in all aspects of setting up and managing ventures in the BeNeLux. Hands-on experience with e-business, consulting, big data and ICT projects. Holds a "commercial engineering degree" from Solvay Business School at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and was awarded "ICT manager SME of the year 2002" by the Belgian Datanews jury. Data.be was born as a start-up weekend project in January 2011 and was incorporated on 29/02/2012 with the ‘open data’-spirit in mind for published Belgian company information. Data.be was launched to disrupt the business information broker industry and share company records easily. Data.be sources its information from Staatsblad/Moniteur Belge, Balanscentrale Nationale Bank/Centrale des bilans de la Banque Nationale (annual accounts) and keeps adding government sources to offer enriched quality information in an easy & fast search result interface.