Amsterdam. TruQu, a startup that helps companies that want to get rid of annual appraisals and want employees to learn faster and more easily, welcomes Quintin Schevernels as the first member of its Advisory Board. The company is currently undergoing tremendous growth. Quintin will be closely involved in the further (international) expansion of the company. Quintin not only has extensive experience in growing startups but he also has very specific experience within the HRtech domain in which TruQu is operating (His previous work experience include Randstad and VNU Media)
All over the world major companies rethink the way they deal with appraisals and continuous feedback (see below). A new generation of workers and a new way of working make way for a reinvented performance management (using technology). TruQu has 4.5 years of experience in doing this. Its sales and customer base is currently growing by 250%. The first major international customers have recently been acquired. The company is on the verge of huge growth and is preparing for it in various areas.
Co-founder of TruQu Kollau Bart says about the involvement of Quintin: “To rank among the best feedback software and apps we not only need growth capital but also strategic knowledge and experience. Quintin has previously shown to be able to make a contribution here. Quintin adds, “Companies are increasingly working to design their HR. Performance management plays a crucial role and TruQu can play a very distinctive role with its technology “.
TruQu was founded in 2012 by Eelco Veltenaar and Bart Kollau. TruQu focuses on companies that want to get rid of annual appraisals andwant their employees to learn and development faster thanks to continuous feedback. Demand for feedback solutions within the HR world is booming. TruQu its software and app are being used by organizations such as Rabobank, Aegon, Sogeti, Elsevier and Mirabeau. TruQu is one of the fastest growing companies in the Netherlands. Since the beginning of September TruQu is situated in the newly opened HRTech & Learn Tower of B. Amsterdam.
Quintin Schevernels (1971) was COO at VNU Media and CEO of AR startup Layar. In recent years he is one of the most active informal investors in the Netherlands and he is involved in dozens of startups. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of VONQ and co-founder of YEARN. Moreover, in 2015 he wrote the management book Suits & Hoodies and he is frequently invited to speak about startups and innovation.