Anton Smet


Anton Smet is a cor­po­rate asso­ciate with strate­gic and oper­a­tional expe­ri­ence gained in start-ups and scale-ups pri­or to join­ing Cresco.

Anton thor­ough­ly enjoys dai­ly inter­ac­tion with entre­pre­neurs and investors, assist­ing them in the scal­ing life­cy­cle of high growth com­pa­nies, includ­ing fund­ing trans­ac­tions, merg­ers and acqui­si­tions, man­age­ment incen­tive schemes, and any type of strate­gic and oper­a­tional matters.


After grad­u­at­ing from the Catholic Uni­ver­si­ty of Leu­ven (KUL, 2017) with a law degree focused on cor­po­rate and tax law, Anton obtained an addi­tion­al master’s degree in inno­va­tion and entre­pre­neur­ship from the Vler­ick Busi­ness School (Vler­ick, 2018). 

Pri­or to join­ing Cresco, Anton gained expe­ri­ence work­ing in start-ups and scale-ups, help­ing to found the young food sup­ple­ment start-up Gold­en Hour and con­duct­ing busi­ness devel­op­ment at SaaS-rec­om­mender sys­tem provider Froom­le.