Daan ‘Kip’ Doornink


Daan ‘Kip’ Doornink

Daniel started his career at a large Dutch corporate (ING) where he gained lots of hands-on experience with Scrum, Agile and Lean Startup techniques.

He put his experience to good use mentoring start-ups at Rockstart in Amsterdam and has been involved in their smart energy accelerator program.

Spring 2014 he started the Dutch community VRNL with over a thousand members currently, bringing together everyone passionate about VR in the Netherlands. A year later he organised the first European meetup at NUMA in Paris, uniting the Dutch, German, Belgian and French communities and co-founded VRDAYS Europe.

In august 2015 he joined the Parisian-based startup VideoStitch as their VP Strategic Partnerships. Recently he founded VRBASE in Amsterdam with the goal of uniting several physical hotspots in Europe and to create a true VR/AR ecosystem. VRBASE is an incubator/co-working space and (experimental) content production company.

The Talk

The Growth of an Industry – Entertainment in Virtual Reality

His talk will be focusing on Entertainment/media, the past 1.5year the VR industry shifted more towards (high-end) LBE or location-based entertainment. He will give a brief overview of the growth of the industry in the past 4 years, and explain why LBE is so popular at the moment.