Econopolis announces appointment of Siddy Jobe as Technology Portfolio Manager
ANTWERP, March 18th 2019 – Econopolis has further strenghened its Technology Fund team with the appointment of Siddy Jobe as Technology Portfolio Manager, based in Antwerp (Belgium).
In his new role at Econopolis, Siddy Jobe will be responsible for the active management of the upcoming Econopolis Exponential Technologies Fund, together with Marc Langeveld. In addition to having oversight of the fund and review of new acquisitions, Siddy will also be actively involved in client liaisons and in the media as technology expert.
Siddy brings 15 years of financial market and investment knowledge to his new role. Prior to joining Econopolis, he managed the Investor Relations & Treasury office at Orange Belgium, a telecom company. Siddy also held the position of Telecom, Media & Technology analyst at Bank Degroof (now Degroof Petercam). Further, he is also active in the advisory board of StartupVillage and The Beacon, a business and innovation hub in the center of Antwerp focused on Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence in the domains of industry, logistics and smart city.
Siddy holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Antwerp and a Master's degree in Financial Management from the Vlerick Business School. Passionate by innovation and entrepreneurship, he also participated to an Executive Master in Venture Capital at the Berkeley Haas School of Business.