the team

Meet the dedicated team of Connect Capital

We are an interdisciplinary team with operational and financial experience acquiring, building, scaling and exiting tech companies

Matthias van Alphen

Managing Director

Matthias founded Connect Capital in 2017 and has initiated the international technology M&A practice with a sector specialisation in software/SaaS, digital platforms, and IT consultancies

Matthias has a background at Deloitte, in corporate M&A at Eureko/Achmea, as CFO and board member at Bizzdesign (a SaaS firm) driving its financial and growth strategy.

Matthias is responsible for  M&A, investments and investor relations

Mafalda Vaz

Operating Partner

Mafalda has 25 years of experience in finance and operations, starting as an auditor at KPMG, manager finance at Informa Dun & Bradstreet and as a CFO/COO at Bizzdesign, an international SaaS company, building and running Finance, HR and Backoffice operations

Mafalda is responsible for SaaS finance and operations advisory. Supporting founders and investors improving insights and performance management

Frans Rahms

Operating Partner

Frans has over 30 years of experience in sales and senior EMEA leadership roles in some of the world’s leading companies including EMC, SGI and Inforay

Frans was responsible for scaling EMC Benelux from EUR 5m to EUR 200m, building the team through several major hiring waves

Frans implements building & scaling strategies, coaches founders and management teams

Industry experts

Stuart Oneil

CEO, Luryc

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Elly Brett

Business Operations, Bewarx

“For over 10 years, Lunno has consistently proven their ability to understand our business needs and help us outperform our expectations.”

Jenna Ballard

VP Marketing, Wico

“When we needed help to manage the strategy and rollout of a complex marketing plan, Lunno turned out to be the perfect partner.”

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