I am currently reading “The Ride of a Lifetime”, a memoir written by media executive and businessman Bob Iger describing his elevation to fame and corporate achievements in his life as CEO of Disney. …


Biggest investment of the entrepreneurial partners to date

Toronto, 14th December 2018 — Gregory van der Wiel and business partner Funs Jacobs have made a major investment in North American company One Legacy, which represents various NBA players. One Legacy represents players from the Denver Nuggets, Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks…


It is now two years since I started working with my good friend and partner Gregory van der Wiel. Looking back it’s already been one hell of a ride and we are just getting started. Fucked up a lot, learned even more. You know what they say; if it feels…


I am writing this on my flight from Toronto to Amsterdam. A great moment to reflect on my first four months in this beautiful city which is also known as the Six.

In the last week of January the call came for my friend and business partner Gregory van der…


Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre — The Defiant Ones — HBO

People who have talked to me last couple of months know that I truly believe, and want to invest, in people.

People that truly want to give it their all, want to succeed no matter what the costs are. With Block Party we look for (and already found) these kinds…


Jay-Z has always been an inspiration for me. It started when I was a 13/14-year-old kid and discovered “The Black Album”, legendary. I remember that I was devastated when I found out that this was supposed to be his last album. Thank god, it was not!

Always in love with…

Funs Jacobs

Creative strategist. Enthusiast. Traveler. Hustler. Creator. www.funsjacobs.com

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