Nicole van Haelst is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on fostering connections. She currently is the founder/director of the International Community Platform and Check-NL. In 2015 Nicole together with Robbert Dijkstra founded Lift– an app that recommends career opportunities based on your passion, purpose, and potential. Previously Nicole was a program manager at ING Bank, Inholland University of Applied Sciences and Global Program manager at KPN. Her mission: enabling growth for people and business in the context of globalization and technological developments.