Managing Partner

Duco Sickinghe has founded Fortino Capital in December 2013 and has overseen Fortino’s Growth to a recognized technology VC firm

Duco is an expert in assessing management and evaluating business strategies and he mainly focuses on the leadership and operational next steps past closing.

Before founding Fortino Capital, Duco had a successful career, mainly in the TMT industry, as former CEO of Telenet and INED of CME and chairman at KPN.

Duco was exposed early in his career to technology and innovation when working with Steve Jobs at NeXT Computer. He has placed great importance and frequently speaks on leadership as a core lever for results.

Current position

  • Chairman of the Board of Van Eeghen, Amsterdam
  • Chairman of the Board of KPN, Rotterdam
  • Board member at Unibreda, Antwerp


  • Duco holds a degree in Civil and Commercial Law

  • Obtained a MBA from Columbia Business School