Dr. Edwin Weesie has carried out assignments for various companies in the Netherlands and abroad in the field of Acquisitions, Sales & Marketing and Corporate Governance. He has been a senior researcher at the Financial and Economic Counseling for Innovation Research Group since 2011. He obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Twente in the Netherlands on the psychological barriers to business transfers and how to deal with them effectively. He is also an expert in the field of emotional price valuations of SMEs. Every day he works with entrepreneurs, students, teachers, sector organizations and policymakers to make the business ecosystem better in Europe.