Meet the team
Our founding team include the founder of Level 39, VCs, leading finance and marketing experts – cumulatively with over 100 years of experience.
Eric Van der Kleij
FinTech Founder, Gov advisor and tech ecosystem guru
- CEO of Adeptra, FICO acquired
- Founder of Level 39, Europe’s leading FinTech accelerator
- Founder of Tech City UK, established with the UK Government
Tech Founder, investment banker and corporate VC/PE investor
- Venture Consultant to AXA Strategic Ventures
- Former private equity investor and investment banker
- Founder of tech startups: digital media & FinTech (risk capital)
Hub/accelerator Founder, angel/VC investor and tech advisor
- Former VC technology investor in Canada
- Founder of XNTreeHub and Accelerator, a UK entry point for International tech companies
- Technical & commercial advisor to multiple high-growth businesses internationally
Agency Founder, Brand and digital marketing leader
- Former head of marketing at Blippar
- Founder of integrated/digital agencies HHM and Crayon
- Head of strategy at Geometry Global (WPP), Sapient and Chemistry
VP Business & Token Economics
Blockchain and Govtech leader
- President at the Government Blockchain Association (London Chapter)
- Blockchain Advisor to UK Parliament APPG
- Former finance and transformation (Barclays and HSBC)
Fintech and Blockchain Product Innovation
- Former Senior Manager at Wipro Consulting: Tech Strategy and Transformation
- Former Program/Product Leader of Network Payment Systems in Orwell
- Group Advisor to leading e-money and payments corporations
- Digital Innovation advisor to Fortune 100 companies and tech startups
VP Legal & Compliance
Crypto and blockchain regulatory expert
- Former advisor at Tokenads.
- Crypto-regulatory consultancy at Diacle for crypto-startups.
- Advisor to Nigeria presidential candidate on Blockchain and DLT
- Speaker at Blockchain Africa
- Co Founder and Advisor to Swiss Licenced Cryptocurrency Exchange
VP Investor & Exchange Markets
Over 20 ICOs, numerous token launches
- Crypto mining expert, co-founder of renewable energy crypto-mining facility in Switzerland.
- Led the Chain Advisory Group since 2017 focused on service design and smart contract auditing, in collaboration with ETH University in Switzerland.
- Crypto community builder since 2014.