Rookie Republic is proud to present the second speaker at the Rookie Pop-Up Rotterdam on May 12, 2015. Sebastiaan van Bokkel is Founder of Bobby’s Dry Gin and a young entrepreneur who is slowly taking over the world of gin. Dutch Courage meets Indonesian Spirit.

Who are you and what kind of business do you have?
Sebastiaan van Bokkel, co-owner and Founder of Bobby’s Dry Gin.
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What was your motivation to start working for yourself?
Just being able to do what I choose to do.

What’s the best thing about being an entrepreneur?
Well, I don’t ever feel like I’m working :)

When did you know the entrepreneurial lifestyle was meant for you?
Actually from an early age, I just had to find out what it was that I wanted to do.

What’s your ambition for the next 5 years?
For Bobby’s to go global and become an established brand.

What’s the best advice you can give a Rookie?
Find out what you’re good at and try to do what you’re most passionate about.