Gerben is a Partner, InQvest Partners, an early and growth stage dedicated FinTech Venture Capital Firm, Co-Founder of FinTech Consortium, a fintech incubator and co-incubated BlockOn (blockchain platform) and InsurByte (an annual insurtech conference and ecosystem platform) and RegPac (an annual RegTech conference and ecosystem platform).
He is also a Co-Founder of IncubAsia Ventures and an advisor to a number of early stage technology companies. He has gained over 12 years of international experience in private equity, mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance at RBS, Bank of America and Citigroup in Amsterdam, New York and London.
He is currently enrolled at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”) FinTech course. He received a Masters degree in Business (Finance & Economics) from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands and dual Masters degree in Business (Finance & Economics) from SKEMA, a Grande Ecole Superieure de Commerce in France.
Gerben is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and has been a registered Securities & Regulations, Corporate Finance Advisor with the Financial Services Authority in the UK.