Sanne took her first entrepreneurial steps in Greece in 2013, where she set up her first startup: a platform for Greek product designers to export their products to other markets. In the following 3 years she won an award for best promising startup idea and learned all the tips & tricks of running an export business. In 2016 she decided to return to her home base in the Netherlands to focus on educating international entrepreneurs and helping them accelerate their business case. A year later she joined Noorderwind as partner. Noorderwind is a collective of serial entrepreneurs that use their business skills to speed up innovations that contribute to a better tomorrow.