Ivar Wiersma

Head of Ecosystem & Venture Development R3

Ivar Wiersma is an effective change leader, venture builder and banking professional with over 15 years of experience across different locations.

With a background in capital markets sales, risk advisory and business development, Ivar started ING’s Wholesale Banking innovation department, led the bank’s DLT and AI groups, and co-founded ING Labs. Under his guidance and responsibility companies such as Cobase, Suburbia, Sopt, VAKT, Komgo, CoorpID and Katana launched in the market and partnerships between the bank and Flowcast, CFP and many others were developed.

Ivar was initially a board member of R3 and recently joined the firm full-time to further develop its ecosystem of start-ups, partners, mentors and capital providers to drive and accelerate the adoption of Corda globally.

Startup LaunchPad 2019

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Ivar.

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