Episode 204: Ecosystem Zoom-In: The Belgian Case

Embark on a journey through the dynamic landscape of Belgian fintech and beyond with host Don Ginsel on the latest Breaking Banks Europe episode. Joining the conversation are Alessandra Guion, Co-Founder and General Manager of FinTech Belgium, and Quentin Colmant, Co-Founder of Qover—a noteworthy insurtech scale-up that recently secured an impressive $30 million in funding. Together, they unravel the intricate rhythms and collaboration models between stakeholders across industries, regions, and Europe. Delve into the ambitions of Belgium, eagerly pacing for its first fintech unicorn, and gain insights into the regulatory shifts steering the industry. With the upcoming Digital Finance Summit 2023 in Brussels as a backdrop, this episode offers a compelling exploration of the fintech pulse one of the Europe’s most vibrant cultures.

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Connect with our guests:

Quentin Colmant: linkedin.com/in/quentin-colmant-89b0697/


Alessandra Guion: linkedin.com/in/alessandraguion/


About the Author
Don Ginsel is a Civil Engineer and former banker at ABN AMRO and Deutsche Bank. After a brief time in Venture Capital, he became an entrepreneur, working as strategic and financial advisor and coach to various startups and scaleups. At that time he co-founded Capital Waters foundation, to support entrepreneurs with raising investment. In 2014 Don founded Holland Fintech, one of the largest financial innovation ecosystems in Europe, aiming to use the momentum of change in the financial industry, to change it for the better. Don is currently active as executive and board member in several initiatives that are driving forward digital transformation, financial inclusionand spreading knowledge about technology and innovationacross the world.