At Bleeding.Technology we track over 100,000 web 3.0, NFT, DeFi & crypto startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Netherlands based CEO’ operating in the Blockchain space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LTO Network
Rick Schmitz is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at LTO Network. He was one of the co-founders of LegalThings and FIRM24. Before Rick gave in to his true nature as an entrepreneur, he worked at PwC and Deloitte as a tax specialist. His personal mission is to simplify and streamline software processes using LegalThings, providing customers with the best race possible.
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About LTO Network: LTO Network enables organizations and governments to collaborate on equal footing by using trustless business processes.
CEO of 2525 Ventures BV
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About 2525 Ventures BV: 2525 Ventures BV is a development company focused on back-end and front-end applications based on blockchain technology.
CEO & Founder of Priogen
Burcak Tokgoz is Priogen’s Chief Executive Officer. Since the liberalization of power and gas in Europe in the early 2000s, Burcak has been fascinated by developing concepts for bringing order and structure in exceedingly complex electricity systems and markets. As founder and CEO of Priogen he enjoys inspiring our team and our partners to enable the energy transition together. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Vrije University of Amsterdam. Burcak is an avid reader of non-fiction books and enjoys travel and skiing
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About Priogen: Priogen is platform for future proof and profitable energy decisions.
Founder & CEO of Change
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About Change: Change is an investment solution on a mission to enable everyone to take part in the world’s success.
CEO of Monax
Casey Kuhlman is the CEO of Monax which is building a platform for smart contracts and legal applications of blockchain technology. Prior to cofounding Monax, Casey was the head of legal information systems at the US Open Data Institute. A lawyer and international development practitioner for nearly a decade, Casey has worked extensively in the Horn of Africa, including cofounding the first law firm in Somaliland which he was the Managing Partner of for over four years. Casey has also been a New York Times bestselling author, an infantry officer in the Marines, and is an avid participant in open source software development.
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About Monax: Monax is a blockchain-native SAAS company on a mission to change the way folks track & manage their contractual obligations.
Co-Founder & CEO of FEEV
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About cosquare, FEEV: Social wayfinding guided by feevers.
Jimmy J.P. Snoek
Co-founder & CEO of Tykn
Jimmy J.P. is a musician, public speaker and serial entrepreneur, currently residing in The Hague, The Netherlands. After having worked as a professional musician in Spain and having started his first company in The Netherlands before the age of 20, Jimmy was accepted into the prestigious McGill University in Montréal, Canada and co-founded the now award-winning, venture-backed digital ID company Tykn. As an evangelist of data privacy & higher control of personal data and an early adopter of crypto, Jimmy has spoken about the merits of blockchain and self-sovereign identity at conferences and institutions worldwide since 2016 and has been featured in multiple publications, including The Guardian.
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About Tykn: Tykn is an award-winning startup developing Self-Sovereign Identity solutions. Creating a future of opportunity through digital identity.
CEO and Co-Founder of Zezame
Nienke Budde is the CEO and co-founder of Zezame. She has a background in strategy consulting & telco, with degrees from INSEAD, Harvard & Stanford.
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About Zezame: Zezame is a decentralized virtual internet service provider providing open, net neutral, uninterrupted secure, and private access to anyone.
CEO of Blocktix
Rob Schins With over one year experience as Community Manager for projects like Blackcoin and ShadowCash, Rob now joins the Blocktix Team. His task: to manage the project from idea to execution.
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About Blocktix: Blocktix is Ethereum based, counterfeit-resistant solution for individuals & event hosting businesses to distribute.
Jeroen de Leijer
CEO & Founder of Brickex
Double degree in Business Economics and an MBA, has spent almost 20 years either consulting on or self-starting new business. Jeroen’s latest real estate venture grew from zero to $20M in assets within one year.
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About Brickex: BrickEX will be a full functional blockchain powered digital asset exchange for real estate.
CEO of Crayonic
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About Crayonic: Passwordless security for authentication, digital assets and eSignatures.
CEO of Cryptorefills
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About Cryptorefills, koomalooma: CryptoRefills is on a mission to enable people all over the world to spend bitcoin and other cryptocurrency for their everyday needs.
Founder & CEO of Lynked.World
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About Lynked.World: Information Technology and Services
CEO of Bitmymoney
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About Bitmymoney, Blandlord: A simple, secure account for your bitcoins. That is Bitmymoney.