Jelle van der Bij



2022 founds FerryGoGo BV founds FerryGoGo BV

For our ferry and travel portals, FerryGoGo is founded.

Takeover Refermedia

Takeover Refermedia aquires Refermedia BV

2019 acquires Oma Weet Raad acquires Oma Weet Raad

Investment in Smartbrothers

Investment in Smartbrothers invests in Smart Brothers. With various websites focused on smart home gadgets and vacuum cleaners, Smart Brothers offers independent and reliable advice to hundreds of thousands of visitors per month. is founded.  Starting a new online business together with Jochem Vroom and Jan Willem van Tilburg.


Travelling around the world with kids

We plannned an almost 8-month trip with the family.

By camper through: Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, California,
and then to Hawaï, tahiti, Bora Bora, Rangiroa, Rarotonga, New Zealand, West Australia, Sri Lanka, Greece.



New adventures

New online projects and investments

Stopped working @ Imbull

After almost 10 years working, it was time to pursue other opportunities and dreams.


Imbull acquired by Global Savings Group


Twente University

universiteit-twenteGraduated MSc, Communication Studies
University of Twente

September 2006 – March 2009



imbull-jelle-van-der-BijImbull was founded
At November 26th, we decided to go to the Dutch Chamber of Commerce to start our VOF. Traffic Trader was the first name, since we did not know how to name our company by that time. We just chose something: we were traffic buyers and had the domain  We started working full time on Januari 4th in 2009.  The first business days were creating facebook ads, run some adwords campaigns, add a couple of vouchers to our couponblog, and play civilisation and bloons while waiting for facebook to approve our ads. This is what  we did for a couple of months. The only thing that changed was the time we had to invest in our couponblog We were forced to spent less  time on gaming, which was good after all.



Master Thesis, Etos Beverwijk
Research on categorization of products and their ideal position on drugstore shelves


Hogeschool Utrecht


Graduated BA Commercial Economics; International Marketing
 Hogeschool Utrecht



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