Robert Verwaayen is a Dutch venture capitalist. He is currently setting up his own investment firm named RoBen. Prior he was a principal with Prime Ventures. He was actively involved in Prime's investments in Layar, eBuddy, Service2Media, Cint, Eutechnyx, Mendix, Takeaway.com and MarkaVIP. Earlier in his carreer, Robert was a strategy consultant working for the Monitor Group in both their New York and London offices.