Fintech in Amsterdam is alive and kicking. In a recent report, Dealroom calculated there are over 8,250 fintech jobs in the city. The industry added 2,000 jobs in the last three years, making it Amsterdam’s top producer of new jobs. Startups Mollie, Kinder, Ginger and Payaut prove that growth is not just a number in a report. Over the past weeks they’ve announced expansions, partnerships and rapid growth.
Mollie: strengthening the executive team
Amsterdam-based online payment service Mollie announced they’ve expanded their executive team with a whole slew of experienced people. Marco Dos Santos trades in his executive position at Booking.com for the role of CTO at Mollie. Miriam van Dongen (chairwoman Audit and Risk Committee) and Koen Köpen (CTO at Klarna) join the supervisory board, while Daniel Ropers (previously CEO at webshop Bol.com) joins in a role as strategic advisor.