Arko van Brakel

Entrepreneur, inspirator, professional idealist

Fee Range: €/$ up to 10.000
Languages: Dutch, English

*Fee ranges are an estimation for a live keynote speech in an European venue, they can vary significantly depending on the specific requests of the clients, the type of performance, the preparation time and the travel time which is requested. Travel and accommodation costs are not included.


Arko is a serial entrepreneur and has experienced success, mistakes and failures.

Het teaches individuals, teams and organizations to react to a rapid changing world by implementing more autonomy, entrepreneurship, self-direction, courage, resilience and flexibility.


On the stage he is an energetic, professional, authentic and empathetic speaker. He is highly involved with his audiences and is able to make them feel at ease and interactive.

Arko has studied Marketing Management and has founded and co-founded many companies such as EuroNet Internet, the Next Marketeer Education, PuntEdu, Jamby, Nieuwe Helden, de Baak and international training company Semco Style Institute – where he’s still Chief Inspiration Officer.


He has published three books:

Nieuwe helden – about the developments within the new economy.

Idereen Ondernemer – about living venturous ask a key to success with our communication today.

Ondernemen met Lef – about how entrepreneurship can be a way of life.


Resilience and agility

Self – government , autonomy  & leadership


Digital success

Customer focus & trust

WEconomy & Purpose

Vitality & Stress

Entrepreneurship as a way of life

Change management


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