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7 questions to a start-up: IBT.TECH

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Amelie Janssens

Fusion – the first-ever FinTech business incubator in Switzerland – exists to shape innovation in financial services by combining up-and-coming tech talent with Swiss state-of-the-art financial know-how. As a Fusion member, Notz Stucki is actively involved in the incubation process.

Discover our series “7 questions to a start-up” to get a feeling of who are the participants of the incubator!

7 questions to Hans Sturkenboom, founder and CEO of IBT.tech

Ibt.tech offers online contract authentication based on blockchain technology: in this way anyone can register and authenticate valuable documents without exposing the sensitive data.

Try our online demo here.

demo

TRADITIONAL AUTHENTICATION:
MANUALLY DONE BY HAND,
TAKES HOURS TO DAYS.
AVERAGE EUR: €350,-

VS

BLOCKCHAIN AUTHENTICATION: ONLINE,
WORLDWIDE
WITHIN SECONDS.
Starting at € 1,25

 

7 questions to a start-up: IBT.TECH

Hans Sturkenboom, Founder & CEO

1/ Who are you?

Hans Sturkenboom, living near Amsterdam, father of identical twins.

2/ What does your company do?

We offer an entrance and exit to any blockchain for online authentication of valuable documents.

3/ What’s the founding story behind IBT.tech?

I missed out on the internet explosion. The invention of blockchain protocol is similar to the invention of the internet protocol. I want to be part of such a huge innovation in technology.

4/ What was your proudest moment in your company’s history so far?

Seeing the aha moment at a public notary of 64 years old. “Wow, should have had that before!”

5/ What’s the vision behind IBT.tech?

Exponential growth through strategic collaboration. Don’t fill the database yourself as a company, let the users fill it.

6/ What’s your biggest challenge right now?

Getting from pilots to recurring sales.

7/ Is there any inspirational saying or words of encouragement you want to share with other creative/disruptive professionals?

Nobody cares about a protocol, it is the usecase that make it valuable.

 

Twitter: @fintechfusion

Photo & Text: Hans Sturkenboom

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