Holland has a long and illustrious heritage of financial innovation. It established the world’s first central bank, was the cradle of the world’s first joint stock company, Europe’s first stock option exchange and provided one of the earliest examples of a company pension scheme. Today, Amsterdam is one of the most innovative of the major financial centres in Europe and has helped fuel the growth of several national champions. The Netherlands is home to about 50 foreign banks and houses the European Headquarters/M&S/Service centres of many/major Indian IT companies, like Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, HCL etc.
As the home of the largest data transport hub in the world, the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), Amsterdam has one of the most impressive digital infrastructures in Europe. This guarantees the fastest and the best possible transmission and execution of instructions and orders. The Dutch dominance in the digital arena has also attracted many innovative players in the payment systems industry and other fintech areas.
To explore the tremendous growth trajectory and opportunities in the Dutch Financial sector, Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency and Holland Fintech are organising this webinar for the Indian IT companies in fintech space that are looking to take the next step and are exploring to offer their products and services in the Netherlands/Europe.
What you will learn during this webinar?
In 40 minutes from your desk, you will discover:
- Top 10 NL Financial Technology Trends
- main players and potential partners
- opportunities for Indian companies
- leveraging platforms and networks
- starting-up and running your operations in Europe through the NL
Please note that there is no registration fee and the registration is open until 15 Nov 24:00 hrs. Please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you a confirmation mail.
Don Ginsel, founder of Holland FinTech, is an Amsterdam based Entrepreneur and Investor in early stage startups, and is an expert in banking, M&A, investment management and strategy consulting. Don founded several companies such as Holland FinTech, a membership organization that supports FinTech startups and the broader financial innovation ecosystem, Capital Waters, providing free standardised deal documents for investor and startups, and Principe Management, an early stage investment advisory firm. He is also active as a mentor and coach through several accelerators and incubators such as Rockstart and Startup Weekend. Previously he has worked for ABN AMRO and Deutsche Bank and for investment firm ICOS Capital.
Holland FinTech brings together people and organisations, who believe that creating a level playing field in the financial ecosystem will drive innovation. And that connecting mature players to innovative startups across borders, will accelerate financial innovation to its full potential. Leaning on the strengths and strategic position of the Netherlands towards continental Europe, Holland FinTech is building a technology based market place in global financial innovation
Marc Dunnewijk is an Attorney at Law admitted to the Amsterdam Bar, and Senior Managing Partner at Briddge. Marc started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers(PwC). He went on to establish Kantoor Dunnewijk, and later founded Briddge together with Gread & Partner.
Briddge BV is a Financial and Legal service provider that offers the highest quality of legal, accounting, fiscal, payroll and management services to. With their 22 years of extensive experience and expertise, Briddge assists their clients with every step of starting-up and running operations in Europe, at very competitive prices. Briddge is located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and has a network of partners throughout Europe.