Visit by Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori

H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, the Minister of Economy of the UAE, visited YES!Delft, the incubator in Delft where our Dutch office is located. Steinar Henskes had the honor of meeting the Sultan and his delegation and they exchanged information on the importance of bird control in the UAE.

Visit by Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori2017-03-19T22:48:38+00:00

Agrilaser Autonomic 2016 Pest Best Product award

At PestTech 2016, the Agrilaser Autonomic won first prize in the Pest Best Product of the year award 2016. PestTech 2016 is the Annual Exhibition and Conference put on by the National Pest Technicians Association in the UK, held on November 2nd in Birmingham. With an exhibition consisting of over 50 [...]

Agrilaser Autonomic 2016 Pest Best Product award2016-12-13T17:56:05+00:00

How to safely use laser technology in bird control

Featured is important guidance on the safe use of laser technology as part of a bird control strategy, as well as advice direct from Bird Control Group. Bird Control Group uses laser beam technology, in particular the Agrilaser®, to repel birds in a number of scenarios, including on and around airports. Lasers as bird deterrents [...]

How to safely use laser technology in bird control2016-11-21T11:47:17+00:00

Techilicious: where startups and corporates dine to deal

Techilicious: where startups and corporates dine to deal The connection between startups and corporates often starts with an introduction: a classical elevator ‘investor’ pitch, followed by a lot of critical questions for startup founders. In 2016 we can do this way differently, that’s the belief of both startups and corporates. ‘’Innovation is stimulated when you [...]

Techilicious: where startups and corporates dine to deal2016-11-21T11:47:18+00:00

Bird Control Group is Finalist for 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award

Bird Control Group is pleased to announce that we have been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the European business region. The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across [...]

Bird Control Group is Finalist for 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award2016-11-21T11:47:24+00:00

Safety is of highest priority for Bird Control Group

Bird Control Group uses laser beams to repel birds, amongst others on and around airports. Due to recent incidents where pilots were hit by lasers, one may question the safety of our products. Therefore, we would like to explain why our products are extremely safe. In the last years numerous ‘laser strikes’ occurred: the nuisance that aircraft pilots experience [...]

Safety is of highest priority for Bird Control Group2016-03-02T14:43:40+00:00

Steinar Henskes at Royal Lunch

On Friday December 4th His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima invited a selection of Dutch people who distinguished themselves by an extraordinary performance. Steinar Henskes (CEO Bird Control Group) was one of them. All 26 guests have recently received an award for their performance in various sectors such as art & culture, [...]

Steinar Henskes at Royal Lunch2016-11-21T11:47:38+00:00

Steinar Henskes on From Founder To CEO podcast

Todd Uterstaedt interviewed Steinar Henskes on the transition from Founder to CEO. He speaks about: This quote: “I really took the lean startup approach…I developed a very simple product…sold it to farmers because they were the easiest customers. From the money I earned from that we started to develop more and produce [...]

Steinar Henskes on From Founder To CEO podcast2016-11-21T11:47:47+00:00

StartupDelta Advisor Steinar Henskes: “Promote Our Own Stars'”

By the age of 18, Steinar Henskes had already won a Dutch Judo championship. He was passionate about judo but also about laser technology and entrepreneurship. At the age of twenty he was already the owner of several small companies. He had a company that developed applications using laser light and he [...]

StartupDelta Advisor Steinar Henskes: “Promote Our Own Stars'”2016-11-21T11:47:52+00:00

Laser technology improves flight safety at African airport

Laser technology improves flight safety at African airport Khartoum Airport is the first African airport to use laser technology to mitigate bird strikes. Birds at the airport pose an immediate safety risk by colliding with the aircraft. Dutch company Bird Control Group helps airports to scare away birds using [...]

Laser technology improves flight safety at African airport2016-11-21T11:48:06+00:00

Dutch start-up conquers the world

At just 24 years old, he has been hailed as the best student entrepreneur worldwide; his products are sold in seventy countries and he has just opened a new office in Boston. Born in Haarlem, Steinar Henskes is the founder and director of the Bird Control Group, a company that uses intelligent laser technology to [...]

Dutch start-up conquers the world2016-11-21T11:48:09+00:00

EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Finals – ‘Entrepreneurship is an Adventure’

Each year the Entrepreneur's Organization (EO) hosts the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards (GSEA). This year, more than 2,000 student entrepreneurs from over 38 countries competed in rigorous local, regional and national competitions. The top 44 student entrepreneurs were then selected to compete in GSEA Global Finals held in Washington, [...]

EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Finals – ‘Entrepreneurship is an Adventure’2016-11-21T11:48:17+00:00

Steinar Henskes wins Global Entrepreneurship Award

Student CEO Steinar Henskes Bests 2,000 Competitors From 38 Countries for the Win The Entrepreneurs' Organization's (EO) Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), the premier global competition honoring the top student entrepreneurs who have founded and are running revenue-generating businesses, named Steinar Henskes, CEO of Bird Control Group from the Netherlands, as Global [...]

Steinar Henskes wins Global Entrepreneurship Award2016-11-21T11:48:18+00:00

Keeping Birds Away From Runways, Oil Rigs, And Agriculture With Laser Beams (article Fast Company)

Birds are beautiful—but also a problem for many industries. They can get caught in aircraft engines, pick apart farm crops, and pollute animal feeding troughs. They frustrate oil-rig and warehouse managers, greenskeepers, and fishermen. This is why a Dutch entrepreneur, Steinar Henskes, has developed specially designed laser beams intended to scare birds away. Still only [...]

Keeping Birds Away From Runways, Oil Rigs, And Agriculture With Laser Beams (article Fast Company)2015-06-03T13:59:28+00:00

The 2014 Kairos Global Summit in review

Steinar Henskes of Bird Control Group participated in last weekend’s Kairos Global Summit as member of the Kairos 50. The Kairos Global Summit brought together over 600 people, including 350 young entrepreneurs from 59 countries, the 2014 Kairos 50, over 150 mentors ranging from VCs to engineers, corporate leaders to members of the press, and [...]

The 2014 Kairos Global Summit in review2016-11-21T11:48:37+00:00

Bird Control Group elected as Kairos 50 Company

Showcasing Innovative Solutions at Kairos Global Summit, Oct. 17-19 Young Entrepreneurs from over 43 Countries Paired with Today’s Business Leaders to Present and Scale New Ventures that Address Global Issues Bird Control Group announced today that it has been chosen to participate at the Kairos Global Summit, October 17 – 19, as a Kairos 50 [...]

Bird Control Group elected as Kairos 50 Company2014-10-24T03:09:15+00:00

Bird Control Group joins the YES!Delft Incubator

Bird Control Group has joined the YES!Delft Incubator. YES!Delft is the high tech entrepreneurs centre where startups work hard to become tomorrow’s leading firms. We are happy to move to our new office as of January 2014 and being part of the innovative atmosphere.

Bird Control Group joins the YES!Delft Incubator2016-11-21T11:49:00+00:00