Toon Coppens (Belgium, 1981), graduated as a Master of Science in Informatics at the University of Ghent.
In june 2000, during his first year at university, he successfully launched the first Belgian social networking site, which later became Redbox.be.
He is the co-founder of Massive Media, the social media company behind the successful digital brands Netlog.com and Twoo.com. Massive Media enables members to meet nearby people instantly. Today, Over 80 million people have joined our sites on web and mobile.
Toon lives in Ghent (Belgium) and London (UK), loves snowboarding and used to deejay and play volleyball a lot.
Toon's personal Netlog (dutch)
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
|Apr 13, 2014||The Next Web - Meetic Buys Netlog And Dating Site Twoo.com For $25M In Cash|
|Dec 31, 2012||RudeBaguette - Meetic purchases Belgian dating site Twoo.com to go international • RB|
|Jan 14, 2011||TechCrunch - Netlog Creates, Becomes Part Of Massive Media; Expands To New York And Dubai|
|Oct 29, 2009||TechCrunch - Netlog gets a major makeover, now growing at 500,000 users a week|
|Oct 29, 2009||TechCrunch - Netlog launches Gatcha!, a cross-network social game distribution platform|
|Jun 24, 2009||TechCrunch - The Europas: Voting opens in the European tech awards|
|Sep 21, 2008||TechCrunch - TechCrunchTalk video – European Perspectives Part I|
|Sep 21, 2008||TechCrunch - TechCrunchTalk video – European Perspectives Part II|