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Blog by CEO Marcel van Oost: Time flies when you’re having fun

As I’m writing this, the old phrase “time flies when you’re having fun” keeps popping up in my head. It took on a whole new meaning for me in the few short weeks since my last post.

We’ve made a lot of progress on our ICO Promo tour and there have been a number of exciting developments, which I’m eager to share with you here today.

First off, I want to thank the FinTech community across the globe for the interest and support that they’ve given to our project. It’s very humbling, but at the same time, it makes us extremely excited and optimistic for the future.

We can’t wait to start developing the new FintechFans Marketplace, which we truly believe will not only benefit our investors, but also the wider FinTech community, as we work together to fuel the growth in FinTech innovation.

It goes without saying that, of course, we first need to reach our soft cap. But, with ongoing talks for bigger investments and the fact that we are almost halfway there, I’m confident that we will reach this target soon. Keep your eye on our tokensale page where we periodically post an update on the amount of FINC already sold.

I want to take this opportunity to reiterate that absolutely anyone and everyone is welcome to join our tokensale (no matter the size of the investment). For a pre-sale deal, head over to our website and request a quote on our chat or by email.

And remember, for the pre-sale only, we accept BTC and ETH as well as certain fiat currencies such as EUR, GBP and USD.

Moving away from the tokensale for a second, and directing the spotlight squarely on a subject that we at FintechFans feel particularly passionate about, and that is the people that work in FinTech.

FinTech development is one of our main objectives and we believe that nurturing FinTech talent is key to achieving this. As such, I’m delighted to announce that we’ve agreed on a deal to organize the biggest FinTech Talent Award contest in the world for thousands of highly-educated students.

We will release more details on this soon, so follow us on social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.) or signup to our newsletter for the latest updates!

More great news from our very successful trip to Asia, which included Hong Kong and Singapore, is that we’ve welcomed Stefano Covolan as a new member of our Board of Strategic Advisors.

Apart from being an all-round great guy, Stefano has some serious credentials in the FinTech space, not least of all being listed as one of the top 10 FinTech influencers in Asia.

Stefano works out of Singapore and is also a mentor as part of Startupbootcamp FinTech over there. He has definitely earned his stripes and we are very happy to have him on board!

There is more exciting news to come out of Hong Kong, but I will share more on this later, as soon as the contracts are fixed by the legal departments.

Next up on our promo tour, we will be leaving San Francisco behind and jet off to Los Angeles before we hop across the pond to Paris and London.

In my unashamedly, extremely biased opinion, we’ve left the best for last. Our final stop on the ICO promo tour will be the beautiful city of Amsterdam. This is my hometown and I must admit it’s going to be extra special to talk to attendees at ICO2018: Amsterdam.

Saying that, we’ve got several events lined up in all of these locations as we continue to share our plans for the FintechFans Marketplace with the world. Check out our tour calendar to see if we will be in a city near you, we’d love to get a chance to meet in person!

I want to close this post by expressing how proud and thankful I am to my team and Board of Advisors, whose hard work to make this project a success has not gone unnoticed (and I’m not just talking about me!). The top rated reviews we got from several token listing and evaluation sites (including ICO Bench, ICO Probr and Track ICO) are a true testament to your dedication and professionalism. So thank you!

We know that we are working on something great, but it is always nice to read when other people agree with you :wink:

I’m looking forward to sharing the details of our exciting project with more interested people at the upcoming meetings and events, and of course to collecting some more air miles…

Talk to all of you guys soon,

Marcel