Mr. Leo Exter

Leo Exter is founder of, network of over 4,500 entrepreneurs worldwide. Westartup helps regional authorities to intensify local entrepreneurial activity, to identify and grow high-potential startups though enhanced networking and mentoring activity. Leo is organizer of a multitude of events for startups like Bizcamp (, Startup Weekend and Buy From Startups ( He managed the Microsoft Innovation Center’s Boostcamp startup acceleration program, and directly assisted dozens of startups over the last five years. Leo is also co-founder and Partner in HealthStartup (, an international network that helps digital health startups grow by connecting them to healthcare experts, patients, web and mobile entrepreneurs, Pharma and IT corporates, policy makers and investors. HealthStartup organizes high-level conferences and creates brand-new digital health startups through hackathons.

Sectors of Personal Expertise: ICT

Brussels, Belgium

Westartup is a community for people who want to start a new business. We bring together people with business ideas, people with skills and knowledge to execute these ideas, and people willing to invest into new ideas. We have created the platform – social network at – around which the community is forming, and which also serves as the collaborative space for new business co-creation. At the same time westartup is a communications consultancy that helps its clients engage with starters through a highly credible online medium, through creation and distribution of content relevant to starters, and through a variety of real-life events.


 Organisation Activities
Activity: a corporate or multinational / an advisory or consultancy active in / an advisory or consultancy active in > strategic / general management
Technology Sectors: ict
Geographic: russian federation / belgium