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Blanco receives nomination in Computable Awards 2020

We are excited to announce that Blanco has been nominated for the Computable Awards 2020 in the category Tech Startup”. The Computable Awards are the most important ICT awards of the Netherlands. The jury mentions Blanco’s success in …
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Let’s talk about adverse media

An important part of the Know-Your-Customer (KYC) processes is the screening and monitoring of negative media (bad press). Given the large number of sources that need to be filtered through to identify negative media, it can be a tiring …
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How Blanco can help to solve current Benelux market challenges

The digital age continues to rage on and some believe that the current market situation is a catalyst for financial institutions to innovate. We interviewed Koen and Theo to hear about what recent trends they see in the Benelux market. …
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Identification and verification using eIDs

As everyone is aware, financial companies are required to conduct customer due diligence (CDD) to prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism. An important part of the CDD process is identifying the customer and verifying …
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How Blanco is dealing with Dutch regulator AFM’s call for client actualisation

The AFM has called on investment firms to pay extra attention to the updating of client profiles. After all, it is obvious that situations have changed for some clients as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. How is Blanco coping with this …
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Bernadette Wijnings, CFO of Blanco, named by EU-Startups as one of the five inspiring women in the Dutch fintech scene

Blanco co-founder and CFO, Bernadette Wijnings, is mentioned in an article by EU-Startups about women who are stimulating change in Dutch fintech. In the year 2020, there is still discussion about the role of women in technology, …
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Blanco’s roadmap for continuous growth and improvement

Blanco continues to grow and improve, even in the time of COVID-19 and all the challenges it poses. Blanco’s CEO Joost Walgemoed reveals the developments and plans for the coming months. We work hard and continuously improve, hoping …
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What challenges does Manouk see for Blanco?

Manouk Fles has been involved with Blanco almost since the start. She first worked as Head Legal & Compliance at Blanco and has been Chief Legal & Compliance Officer since January 2020. We spoke to her via Zoom to find out more …
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Joost Walgemoed and Theo Nout update us about the merger

Now that AIRS has been taken over by Blanco, the integration is the next step. In an earlier interview with both founders (which you can read here) we already discussed the joining of forces of Blanco and AIRS. Although we have already …
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How’s Blanco coping with COVID-19?

As the world is aware, COVID-19 is spreading and strict measures are being taken to limit the pandemic. Blanco wishes those infected by the virus a speedy recovery. For those affected by the measures taken to contain the disease, we …
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Theo Nout explains why the takeover of ‘his’ Airs by Blanco turned out so well

Theo Nout, founder of AIRS, has been the COO of Blanco since January 2020. He tells how AIRS was born, how it grew into a market leader in the field of portfolio management and why he believes that the acquisition of AIRS is so good for …
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CEO Blanco Joost Walgemoed, looks ahead to 2020

Blanco can look back on a beautiful year. By taking over AIRS, Blanco ended up in the scale-up phase in one fell swoop. This is a good moment to look ahead to the coming year with Joost Walgemoed, Blanco’s CEO.
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Bastiaan de Ruiter, Blanco’s new CTO

Bastiaan de Ruiter recently became Blanco’s new CTO. Bastiaan studied computer science in Delft and then gained experience at McKinsey and de Volksbank in IT, strategy and risk management and in everything that comes with it. At Blanco …
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Robin ten Hoope: Blanco’s new linking pin between our customers and our technicians.

We’d like to introduce you to Robin ten Hoope (47) — our new man who, among other things, will ensure better coordination between the wishes of our clients and the focus of our developers. Robin also brings a wealth of experience in the …
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Dutch fintech startup Blanco raises € 2 million for roll-out in Germany and France

Blanco, the startup that develops an all-in-one technology platform for asset managers, raised € 2 million in a second financing round to roll out their Digital Asset Management Platform in general and to accelerate the roll-out of …
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Blanco opens office in Brussels

Fintech Blanco recently appointed BeLux CEO Koen Vanderhoydonk. Subsequently, Blanco has now opened an office in Brussels. From there a dedicated team will serve Belgian and Luxembourg wealth and asset managers.
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Blanco starts activities in Belgium and Luxembourg

To further accelerate growth in Belgium and Luxembourg, fintech startup Blanco has appointed Koen Vanderhoydonk as CEO Belux.
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B2B fintech start-up Blanco raises € 2 million for further expansion in the Benelux

Blanco, a B2B fintech start-up, raised € 2 million from investors Volta Ventures and KBC Start it Fund. Blanco wants to continue to grow in the Benelux and opts emphatically for these investors because of their extensive international …
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Willem Meijer strengthens Blanco’s advisory board

Blanco supports asset managers such as investment firms, investment institutions and (private) banks with scalable solutions based on the latest technology on the one hand and on the other hand shares knowledge with its clients in the …
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Serial bank-entrepeneur Kalo Bagijn reinforces Blanco’s advisory board

Blanco supports asset managers, investment firms, investment institutions and (private) banks with scalable solutions based on state-of-the-art technology on the one hand and shares legal, risk, audit and compliance knowledge with its …
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Rob Verheul reinforces Blanco

Blanco supports asset managers such as investment firms, investment institutions and (private) banks with knowledge on one hand and scalable innovative solutions for asset accumulation based on state-of-the-art technology on the other. …
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Former Blackrock executive Leen Meijaard joins Blanco’s advisory board

Blanco supports asset managers, investment firms, investment institutions and (private) banks with scalable innovative solutions for wealth & asset management, based on state-of-the-art technology. In recent months, Blanco has …
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Reinforcement team with Michel Vlak accelerates SOC 2 reporting for Blanco

Asset & wealth management, investment firms and funds are increasingly dealing with tougher regulations and the critical involvement of regulators, also regarding their internal IT procedures. Asset managers must prove they are in …
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Blanco automates ‘Know Your Customer’ questionnaire based on scientific model

The new Blanco product – a Know-Your-Customer (KYC) tool – was built as a prototype with input from Blanco customers and scientist Prof. Dr. Marcel van Assen – which will now join the Blanco team – and will be available mid-August. …
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