Co-Founder & Managing Director

The mission of Marieke den Nijs is to develop products and generate new businesses that have a positive impact on people and the planet. As a co-founder of Outside Inc., Marieke works on a daily basis with large corporations to develop new business concepts and launch them to the market.

Through her job Marieke mobilizes employees around current sustainability issues of companies. She generates innovative ideas, and guides the follow-up of the business concepts and creates new networks with startups from the outside. Marieke gives lectures on the topic of corporate social entrepreneurship, in which she shows how boosting intrapreneurship results in innovations where financial and societal goals come together. In addition, she gives trainings on this topic and facilitates diverse workshops, brainstorm sessions and bootcamps.

Marieke is an anthropologist with a background in business administration.