CDEF holding bv
he abbreviation C.D.E.F. is Spanish for ‘Cada día es una fiesta’: everyday should be a celebration! This credo requires an attitude to start everyday with a healthy dose of playful curiosity. This in turn, gives our stakeholders and us the opportunity to do the things we enjoy doing. And working with pleasure means following your passion and creating space for innovation.
Our vision and mission is written down in the book Society 3.0, published in Dutch in April 2011 and in Spring 2014 the English and updated version was be published.
CDEF Holding BV owns three brands:
The holding company is owned and managed by
hen the winds of change are blowing, some people are building shelters and others are building windmills.
Society 3.0 is a movement, a change agent and a new breed of publisher in our ever-changing world.
Its activities, books, publications, events and websites are the visualization and exploration of the vision and mission of the CDEF Holding.
The Society 3.0 Foundation aims to assist people and organizations on their way to Society 3.0. Especially on projects where traditional boundaries block innovation, the Society 3.0 Foundation helps people and organizations to overcome political-, legal- and mental barriers.
We try to achieve our goals by:
- Matching and connecting people.
- Sharing knowledge, by giving presentations, publishing books & magazines, blogs, articles and more.
- Sharing physical & virtual spaces to stimulate collaboration of Society 3.0 citizens, with the help of the services of our sister companies.
We are no Angel Investors or Venture Capitalists.
See: Society 3.0.
ith the typical innovative drive of the owners Marielle Sijgers and Ronald van den Hoff a new, innovative and disruptive meeting concept was launched in 2005: Seats2meet.com.
Addressing the market dynamics of our time and the fast changing needs of the market to have access to inspiring venues, vibrant meeting-, office and co-work spaces. Spaces virtually connected (3rd spaces) forming the serendipitous stage for its stakeholders to create new sustainable economic value. Seats2meet.com has become the ecosphere where the principles of Society 3.0 are tested and executed.
The mission is to create a global mesh with these 3rd spaces, as anchorages where people meet, share skills and knowledge and create new values. Locations for incubation and the discovery of new knowledge. Traditional organizations use the Seats2meet concept to create innovation labs.
Also see: Seats2meet.com.
e are the co-founders of CDEF Holding BV, a Holding company with a remarkable range of ventures operating on the disruptive intersection of the Hospitality Industry and the entrepreneurial world of Internet.
Seats2meet.com, with 205 locations in 29 countries worldwide, has become an interactive breeding ground for inspiration, innovation, entrepreneurship acceleration, cross-linking and cross-pollination. We are not only creating our in-house software and apps, but also intelligent self-learning software like ‘The Serendipity Machine’. S2M collaborates within a network of global IT experts.
A publishing company, The Society 3.0Foundation, completes this range of innovative ventures. In April 2011 this Society 3.0 Foundationpublished Ronald’s book Society 3.0, creating a context for all CDEF’s activities. This Society 3.0 foundation is a movement, a guiding light and a change agent in our ever-dynamic world. Its activities, books, publications, events and
websites are the visualization and exploration of the vision and mission of the CDEF Holding.
Our book Society 3.0
The book Society 3.0 was published in April 2011 creating a context for all our activities. The Society 3.0 Foundation is a movement, a guiding light and a change agent in our ever-changing world. Its activities, books, publications, events and website are the visualization and exploration of the vision and mission of CDEF Holding.