Chief Operational Officer (COO) Rob Verheul reinforces blanco

Effective September 1, 2017, Rob Verheul reinforces the management of blanco as COO. Rob is a seasoned financial expert and operational manager with extensive experience in savings and wealth management that he gathered with banks and institutional asset managers.

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5 September 2017

Former Blackrock executive Leen Meijaard joins blanco’s advisory board

The board of directors believes it is important to install an Advisory Board that will support it in future growth and development. The Advisory Board will periodically challenge the management on strategy. Former BlackRock Executive Leen Meijaard will be the first member of blanco’s Advisory Board.

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18 August 2017

Reinforcement team with Michel Vlak accelerates SOC 2 reporting for blanco

New colleague Drs. Michel Vlak RO CIA will provide important support to all work involved with the SOC 2 report and the completion of ISAE 3402 or SOC 2 reports for blanco customers.

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19 July 2017

CFO Bernadette Wijnings receives ‘Women in FinTech awards 2017’

Last Wednesday June 28, the presentation of the ‘FinTech Luxembourg Awards 2017’ took place in Luxembourg city: after a strict selection from 168 international candidates,  the best 14 international FinTech companies were competing for prizes. The award in the category ‘Women in FinTech’ was presented to blanco CFO and co-founder Bernadette Wijnings for her important work in founding the innovative company blanco Services and the vital role it plays in growing wealth and asset managers by making them scalable.

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30 June 2017

Blanco automates ‘Know Your Customer’ questionnaire based on scientific model

New technology identifies risk appetite automatically and links it objectively to the investment portfolios of wealth managers; a substantial improvement of speed and accuracy in determining an investment profile.

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17 May 2017

Strategic reinforcement Blanco team with Jacob Greidanus

Blanco services is growing fast with its services to wealth and asset managers and keeps adding expertise to its team. The latest reinforcement is strategic expert Jacob Greidanus, that will take on responsibilities as Chief Product Officer.

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12 May 2017

Innovative character places Blanco in Red Herring Top 100 awards finals

An Innovative product, management strength, and 20 other criteria have led to a final position in the Red Herring Top 100 Europe award; an international, prestigious award for private technology ventures. This was announced during the official awards ceremony. blanco was recently also nominated for the Dutch FinTech Awards.

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1 May 2017

blanco first to introduce ’60-minute client-onboarding’ software for asset manager clients

blanco is the first to launch a digital client intake (client-onboarding) module for asset managers in The Netherlands. This module will save asset managers a considerable amount of time, increase their customer conversion, lower their operational risks and create independence of custodians.

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23 March 2017

Patrick Lageweg joins blanco team

Patrick Lageweg (47) started his career as a stock broker on the trading floors of the Amsterdam and Frankfurt exchanges after he got his business degree.

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17 March 2017

Blanco nominated for Dutch FinTech Awards 2017

blanco established a firm position in the financial industry in a short amount of time. This was emphasized last week by its nomination for the Dutch FinTech Awards 2017.

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18 January 2017

Jonneke van Staveren joins blanco team

The most recent addition to the blanco team involves Jonneke van Staveren. She will take on responsibility for public relations and communications.

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13 January 2017

Serverless: mythe of werkelijkheid?

Vorige week woensdag organiseerde Amazon Web Services (AWS) de re:Invent Recap in Amsterdam: het kleinere Nederlandse stiefbroertje van het vijfdaagse re:Invent spektakel in Las Vegas. Tijdens re:Invent presenteert AWS alle nieuwe features en mogelijkheden van hun cloudplatform. In de Recap worden de belangrijkste aankondigingen samengevat en gepresenteerd in Nederland.

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source: – 22 December 2016

‘Zekerheid is voor bange mensen’

Bernadette Wijnings en haar eerste baas, Jan Maurits Faber, begonnen allebei als consultant en werden daarna ‘serial entrepreneur’. Hij investeert nu in haar fintechstart-up.

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source: Het Financieele Dagblad – 10 december 2016

Peter Krijnen joins blanco

Following the continuous growth of blanco services to wealth and asset managers, and in anticipation of the company’s future growth, the blanco team has been reinforced with Peter Krijnen per November.

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2 December 2016