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Entrepreneur in Residence: co-founder of a FinTech Startup
The Financial sector…
The rise of cryptocurrencies, the possibilities artificial intelligence, data-driven decision making and blockchain are disrupting and reshaping business models in the financial industry. Digital services will be the mainstream for everything ranging from consumer banking to pensions to wealth management. FinTech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities to gain market share in the traditional global banking industry and its $8 trillion market capitalization. In fact, the FinTech ecosystem is booming in the Netherlands, with lots of companies currently active in this sector. Think of startups that develop applications to empower consumers to better manage their personal finances, making use of the new EU PSD2 legislation. Think of a tool that makes stock trading accessible and affordable to the greater public. Or advanced analytics software that detects fraud, risk and compliance for insurance companies. The possibilities are endless. Are you interested in the financial sector? Did you ever consider becoming a FinTech entrepreneur? With the right mindset, people and the support of Holland Startup, we can build disruptive business models that will transform the global banking sector…
A bit about Holland Startup…
Holland Startup, an Utrecht-based venture builder, was founded in 2014 with the goal to help young entrepreneurs succeed and overcome the pitfalls of venture building. Since then, we have become the specialist in the design, incubation, acceleration and active operational support of digital companies and their founders. Our core philosophy is “Enabling young entrepreneurs to shape our society”. For the next 5 years, we aim to help 50 entrepreneurs build 25 companies, focusing on themes such as a healthier society, an educated world, financial empowerment and logistics. We love business models that are disruptive to stodgy old industries, or that are validated outside of Europe but not yet available in Europe. Since its inception in 2014, Holland Startup has invested in 8 startups and invested over EUR 1 million. We are a diverse, international team of 26, dedicated to find repeatable and scalable business models that can change the world for the better!
As a co-founder, it will be your primary task to validate and build a startup. Holland Startup builds teams of two co-founders that validate and build startups using a standardized process, allowing us to move from ideation to scaling in 300 days. We offer:
What we are looking for:
Curious to learn more? Please contact Robin Toorneman, Startup Scout at Holland Startup via: email@example.com or +31 6 819 205 65.