By joining the program, the Dutch company and developer of the platform MijnGeldzaken.nl, aims to become the leading personal finance platform and connect with relevant strategic partners.
Amsterdam, 31 October 2017 Top Dutch FinTech scale-up, FinBase will be joining Startupbootcamp FinTech & CyberSecurity, the global growth accelerator focusing on FinTech and CyberSecurity. Along with 11 other international startups, FinBase has been selected to take part as the scale-up in residence this year in its program in Amsterdam.
FinBase has been operating for over 5 years and has firmly positioned itself on the front line with their integrated personal finance platform MijnGeldzaken.nl, providing financial insight and wellbeing for consumers offering online personal finance, management, and advice in cooperation with a network of independent advisors. Startupbootcamp’s network will help them to grow and remain in the lead. With a growing demand for the flexible and cost-effective services they provide to consumers, employers, fintechs, and financial institutions, the potential is huge both in the Netherlands and abroad.
FinBase was chosen for a unique position as the only scale-up in residence out of 500+ applications from 73 countries internationally. A 3-months growth program in Amsterdam has started on the 30th of October and will end with Demo Day where FinBase will present their platform in front of hundreds of tech influencers, mentors, partners, and investors on the 8th of February, 2018.
FinBase will receive an access to a network of over 1000 entrepreneurs, top executives, and investors. They will also connect with and receive support from Startupbootcamp partners, such as Rabobank, ING, ABN AMRO, Moneyou, PGGM, De Volksbank, Achmea, Nationale Nederlanden, PwC, Vivat, Capgemini, Comsec, and de Nationale Politie, as well as connections to a network of 1000+ Angels and VCs internationally for potential further investment opportunities.
Maarten Luiken, Director of FinBase commented: “FinBase is proud to be selected and eager to join the Startupbootcamp program. We have developed a unique platform that offers consumers rich tools to get easy financial oversight and insight in their current and future financial situation. It is increasingly important that consumers take control of their personal finance. Fintechs, financial institutions, and employers look for support to give high-quality financial advice to their customers/employees too. Joining this program will certainly help us to stay in the lead and help more consumers to take control over their financial future.”
Michael Dooijes, Managing Director of the FinTech & CyberSecurity program commented: “Amsterdam is a starting point for the next chapter of FinTech and CyberSecurity innovation on a global level, and we’re delighted to have FinBase on board as our scale-up in residence to help them expand their growth even further, and connect them to our network of partners and other influencers in the ecosystem.”
FinBase believes that partnerships are essential to be successful: “Partners can help us to grow and we can help partners to grow”. Startupbootcamp will help to build these strategic partnerships and find required resources to grow faster.
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FinBase BV (registered at AFM), is an independent privately owned company founded in 2012 by Maarten Luiken and Rick Wassenaar. They believe that consumers should get more tools to control their personal financial situation. They developed the platform MijnGeldzaken.nl. The first consumer platform that integrates personal financial management, personal financial planning, and personal financial advice. Users get a complete overview of their current and future financial situation. They automatically receive tips how to improve their situation, and they can evaluate the results themselves. Thus creating the first robo-advise application in financial planning. A nationwide network of 60 advisors is connected to provide off- and online financial consultation when required. The consumer is in the lead and owns the data. In 2016 FinBase won two prestigious awards for providing consumers better insight into their future financial situation.
About Startupbootcamp FinTech & CyberSecurity
Launched in 2016 in Amsterdam, Startupbootcamp FinTech & CyberSecurity is a leading global accelerator focused on the innovation in the FinTech and CyberSecurity industry. Supported by a strong network of major banks, leading financial services and insurtech partners, as well as an extensive mentor and alumni group from all over the world, Startupbootcamp FinTech & CyberSecurity is a part of the global award-winning Startupbootcamp, a network of industry-focused startup accelerators. For more information visit here
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