About Fundstar

Our corporate story

FundStar is an international software firm in the real assets investment management industry. We serve our clients by offering high quality Strategic Performance Management solutions.

Founded in 2015, our people combine many years of industry, IT and performance management expertise with smart and easy to handle technologies. Since all FundStar people worked in the investment management and IT industry for years we know what kind of problems our clients are facing and can offer high quality solutions to solve these.

FundStar cooperates with very strong IT partners in order to provide state of the art software and infrastructure. By combining IT with Performance Management techniques FundStar not only aims to offer strong solutions for strategic performance management but also to make the investment management industry more transparent.

Our Team

Rene Slagter

DIRECTOR

René Slagter (1979) is one of the founders of FundStar. He worked as consultant on several Real Estate IT projects for Ahold, both in the Netherlands and in Czech Republic. He also worked for Bouwfonds IM and Corio. Before joining FundStar, mr. Slagter founded IAS17 Consulting and created software for the new IFRS and US-GAAP accounting for lease. With IAS17 Consulting, he combined extensive Real Estate regulations, complex calculations and IT development. There were several articles published in European magazines. René combines the areas Real Estate and IT. He knows how IT can take away concerns for Real Estate business. He holds a Master Degree in Finance & Control.

Dion Hartmann

RESEARCH MANAGER

Dion Hartmann (1992) holds two master degrees in Theoretical Physics and Mathematical Sciences and three bachelor degrees in Physics and Astronomy, Mathematics and Liberal Arts and Sciences. Throughout his academic career Dion has led and worked in many interdisciplinary research teams on a broad spectrum of topics ranging from Data-visualisation to Nanomaterials. Currently Dion is working on his doctoral degree at the Utrecht University where he investigates the fundamentals of magnon transport, which could be applied to realize processors that do not generate heat. As a partner of FundStar, Dion’s focus is on the research and novel analysis of key performance indices for real estate investments. Dion is also responsible for the development and maintenance of our performance attribution algorithms.

Marcel ten Brinke

RELATION MANAGER

Marcel ten Brinke (1980) started his own company BoysInBusiness in 2017. His mission as a Business Partner is to empower scale ups and push them to a next level and ‘to be happy and impact the world!’ Since 2017 he started working as Head of Marketing and Sales a.i. at software innovation company Foryard Ventures & Stemapp based Amsterdam. Beginning of 2019 he joined FundStar as a Business Partner. With his extensive sales experience build over the last 14 years in corporate software organizations such as ADP, AFAS International and SAP he has a proven track record in Internet of Things, big data, ERP and Business Intelligence. Marcel has a strong vision and is good at strategic planning, assessing risks and fight the battle to get the right things done. His success is related to the way he builds trust, really listens to the needs and demands of the customer and always searches for the added value.

Lam Thanh

BACKEND DEVELOPPER

Ingo Wagner

FRONTEND DEVELOPPER

Luka Stosic

IT ARCHITECT & PROJECT MANAGER

Mark Leijgraaff

DIRECTOR

Mark Leijgraaff (1974) is one of our three Founding Partners. He has wide experience as both management consultant and project manager in the real estate sector. In 2001 Mark started his career within DCE Consultants as a consultant in Real Estate projects. Mark became Business Manager of the Real Estate Unit in 2005. Two and a half years after Mark started his own consultancy firm focussed on Real Estate and started working together with Remit Consulting, he became Director in 2011. Next to Consultancy Mark was a Founding Partner of Impeira. com; a company focussed on visualizing newly to be built houses. Mark specialises in helping real estate companies to manage their large projects, of which business changes and IT are often major aspects. He has worked in international projects for some of the largest European real estate investors, corporate real estate companies/departments and social housing companies. Mark holds a degree as a Master in Business Sciences.

Partners

FundStar entered into a strategic partnership with INFOdation. Within the FundStar IT platform, INFOdation focuses on coding and development of the several modules in the FundStar software suite, operational IT & functional application management as well as housing & hosting . INFOdation was founded in 2008 with its headquarter in Bodegraven (The Netherlands).

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