TEAMING UP TO STAY UP-TO-SPEED ON NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Interview with Wim de Waele, CEO of Eggsplore
Statements reported by Marion Dupire, Vlerick Centre for Financial Services

The purpose of Eggsplore is to build a European ecosystem for organizations dealing with the impact of digital technology on the financial system. Can you tell us a bit more on the context of the creation of Eggsplore. Why and how was it created?

“Eggsplore is the result of reflexion with Jurgen Ingels, the co-founder of

Eggsplore. Jurgen founded the company Clear2Pay which was recently sold to an American company, and I was until September the CEO of iMinds, a software research institute also highly focused on collaborative innovation. The discussions that we had were essentially on the fact that the technology landscape has changed considerably over the last decade. In general, not just in the financial services market, we have seen the emergence of platform companies with ecosystems of application developers and complementary partners.

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