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Ikan Development NV

Like IT automates business processes IKANALM automates the software development process. We link DEV to TEST and PROD.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Software
  • Location Mechelen, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded May 2006
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

We provide an ALM solution that helps to automate and enforce the software development, testing and operating process.
Today IT needs to do more, for less, with less, better and faster.
Issues are: Business pressure, increased complexity, scare resources, globalisation and compliancy
Answer is: see IT as any other standard business process, standardize, make it repeatable, automate, enforce collaboration.
Customers are large enterprises.


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    René FHA De Vleeschauwer

    René has an MBA from the Univ of Ghent. He worked a number of years as a mainframe projectleader before moving to management positions in the consultancy world.
    Ik 1889 he started his own company to market US enterprise software in Europe.
    During the nineties own products were developed, leading to an acquisition by NGH, value 20 million USD.
    In 2003 he did a mgt buyout and sold one product in 2008 to Oracle.
    Now he owns a leads IKAN.

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    Pierre W Bliekendaal

    Pierre is a serial enterpreneur and together with René he started and manages IKAN.


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    Van Der Meersch Dominique
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Previous Investors

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    Pierre Bliekendaal, 50%
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    René De Vleeschauwer, 50%