Ben started Bellen.com as a school assignment, he made a website where he compared the telephone rates of different providers. During this period, the fixed phone rates just released and people were looking for a list like this. Bellen.com was an instant success. During a broadcast of the television program Kassa Ben got national recognition and interest of the big telephone companies was piqued.
Now he has 9 different comparison sites including bellen.com, internetten.nl, digitelevisie.nl, gaslicht.com and his latest Lookingforbooking.nl, where hotel bookings made through different suppliers can compared.
In 2003 Ben was Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and in 2006 he was the U.S. magazine Business Week European Entrepreneur of the Year under 25 years.
Ben talks about innovation, startups, e-commerce and creativity.