Ekim Sincer works at the City of Rotterdam as the Public Lead of Up!Rotterdam.
Up!Rotterdam is a public private initiative that helps startups and scale-ups from the Rotterdam region to scale up their business by providing them better access to talent, finance and (international) markets.
The main focus group of Up!Rotterdam are entrepreneurs that fasten the transition towards the new economy which is digital, energy neutral, circular and inclusive.
Ekim has been working in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship since 2008.
She has set up and managed action programmes on entrepreneurship education and support for scale-ups at the Ministry of Economic Affairs for 9 years.
Ekim studied Economics at the Erasmus University and started her career as a consultant at ECORYS.