I am frequently asked as a conference moderator or speaker. As an independent consultant/expert I am involved in several project consortia.

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I am an alternative finance and fintech expert. In recent years I worked for Holland Fintech and CrowdfundingHub. Before I have worked for, among others, Dutch Central Bank, Rabobank, Amsterdam Economic Board and KPMG. As a former member of the City Council of Amsterdam I have a strong interest in the impact of digital innovation on cities.

My latest blogposts

Since Q2-2015 KPMG, together with CB Insights, publishes a quarterly analysis of global venture capitalist trends in the fintech sector, titled "The Pulse of Fintech"....
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I had the honor to interview Mrs. Kroes, former European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, who was the keynote speaker at the Dutch Blockchain...

The Current state of Crowdfunding, the newly published report by CrowdfundingHub, the European Expertise Centre for Alternative & Community Finance, shows that in 2015...

Because of the year end I wrote this summary of relevant crowdfunding news in 2015. This summary was also published in the news update...

Uit onderzoek van IBM blijkt dat CEO’s het meest wakker liggen van de dreiging van ‘uberization’. Bestaande industrieën worden steeds vaker uitgedaagd door onbekende...

Regelmatig verschijnen er artikelen in de media waarin de vraag aan de orde komt of deeleconomie wel de juiste benaming is voor bedrijven als Uber en...

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