Founded as Excellerator by Fortis Venturing Bv in 2006 as a strategic and innovation stimulator for internal and external companies also public partners.
Excellerator has organized plenty innovation camps internaly to boost entrepreneurship in the Fortis group in partnership with the Fortis Innovation Committee, educating manager to start new ventures. Once these ventures founded Excellarator supported them. The know-how in Innovation & Entrepreneurship from Fortis Managers was also sold to external companies as IMD, BPost, VRT,...through Excellerator.
Yan Kerckhof became external interim-CEO of CameleOne a Fortis Ventures with Xerox to reboost it in 2007.
In 2008 Yan Kerckhof was nominated external board-member or executive consultant of the Belgian portfolio of these start-ups.
Theses participations in ventures were sold, splitted BE-NL, closed or liquidated. Some businesses were re-integrated internally.