Cloud Angel Webfund

"We offer start-ups a unique opportunity to lift off promising hosting projects for free"

Jonas Dhaenens
Combell Founder


we care

Being the hosting market leader in the Benelux, we understand as no other the true challenges start-ups encounter in their first steps to the cloud. The Combell Cloud Angel Fund was founded to support promising new business initiatives in their journey through SaaS, e-commerce and mobile hosting. From scratch. For free.


One year all-in
hosting services

Combell dedicates a budget of 1.000.000 euros to support selected start-ups in their journey through the cloud. Each selected start-up can receive a generous budget for hosting. A dedicated advisory team will guide our ‘Cloud Angels’ from A to Z and will craft a tailored hosting infrastructure that grows along with their success.


Become our
next Cloud Angel!

There are only 2 requirements to apply, our dedicated selection committee will decide:

  1. You are a start-up
  2. You have a promising project that requires SaaS, e-commerce or app hosting with a good chance of success and existence in year 2 of your business
Apply now!

Success Stories

Steven Willems, Co-founder Happy Flights
Steven Willems, Co-founder Happy Flights

"We got to know the Cloud Angel Webfund at the Tech Startup Day of We now host our entire SaaS application in the Combell Cloud."

Happy Flights is a SaaS business solution for in the first place travel agencies who seek to help their customers affected by long flight delays, flight cancellations, overbooking and downgrades receive their compensation.

Ben Elsen, CEO JooBizz
Ben Elsen, CEO JooBizz

"Hosting is one of the biggest costs for a start-up. This fund gives our business a break by eliminating that cost in the first year."

JooBizz is an online platform to search for products and services through natural language and semantic search.


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Become a partner

Meet the cloud angel committee

Jonas Dhaenens

Jonas Dhaenens

Jonas Dhaenens is founder of Combell. Jonas is also the CEO of (the hosting group above Combell), and investor in multiple internet related companies. He is highly pragmatic and a commercial thinker with an interest in Sales, Marketing and Finance.

Frederik Poelman

Frederik Poelman

Frederik Poelman is Managing Director at Combell. As Managing Director Benelux of (the hosting group above Combell), Frederik is responsible for the day-to-day management of multiple hosting companies. He has a technical background, combining management and technical skills on the floor every day.

Tom De Bast

Tom De Bast

Tom De Bast is Master in Economics and worked for numerous companies as an internet consultant for years. Tom is a true innovative out-of-the-box thinker with an excellent sense for Marketing and Business Development, making him extremely versatile.

Jimmy Cappaert

Jimmy Cappaert

Jimmy Cappaert is COO of Combell. With experience in the hosting industry for more than fifteen years, Jimmy combines his highly technical background with practical business insight for a multitude of projects and brands.

Apply now!

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