Machiel Jansen Schoonhoven – Managing Partner

 “AltFin provides businesses with alternative financing that is comparable to bank loans.”

Since 1986 Machiel has been active in banking for ABN AMRO, Rabobank and NIBC in the Netherlands, Asia and Europe. Gained experience in corporate and investment banking, bank management, lending, M&A and asset management.
Initiated and supported the start of two corporate loan funds at NIBC for ABP (NPEX Ondernemersfonds) and for P&V/Vivium Insurance. Is active in fintech and has experience with integrating fintech solutions in lending operations.


Maarten Kolff – Managing Partner

“We leverage years of experience and professional skills, along with fintech solutions, to quickly deliver reliable and predictable debt products.”

Maarten started at Robeco, followed by ABN AMRO in the areas of asset management, structuring and risk management. Founded the CCQ Ondernemersdesk (now part of Credion) for SME finance (sponsored by the Ministry of Economic Affairs) in 2009 and set-up a funding vehicle for pubs. Most recently Maarten was partner at CPI, consultants in risk, finance and governance.


Valentijn Thijssen – Credit & Portfolio Manager

An SME together with a skilled advisor and its Accountant request a loan from AltFin to be able to do what an SME does best, business”

Valentijn started his career in 1994, in a small company, TAV, that was acquired by Deloitte, after consulting at Deloitte he went to APG where he grew his investment and asset management skills. At APG Valentijn was amongst others the senior portfolio manager for (today called) Alternative Credit investments. Since 2015 he works as an independent advisor in the area of private debt transactions, (fund) structuring, asset management and portfolio management.