Eric Van de Kleij

Entrepreneur Consultant - Bitcoin and Blockchain

Eric Van der Kleij is a technology entrepreneur and cofounder of EdenBase.com, having previously delivered the Tech City (now Technation.io) strategy and organisation for the U.K. Prime Minister and then created the famous Fintech hub Level39 for the Canary Wharf Group. He is Chairman of distributed ledger company Activeledger.io and quantum-safe security business Keybox.co. He also chairs the crypto-finance-conference.com in St Moritz, Switzerland.

Eric served in a voluntary capacity as Chief Adviser to the UK Government’s (DIT) Global Entrepreneur Programme and still sits on the Tech London Advocates Advisory Board.

More: Eric created and ran Level39 to become one of Europe’s most famous and largest hubs for Fintech, Cyber Security & Smart Cities technology companies based on the entire 39th, 42nd and 24th floors at Canary Wharf’s One Canada Square.

Previously he worked for the Department for International Trade where he led the strategy for and became first CEO of the UK Government’s Tech City Investment Organisation (now Technation.io), tasked by the Prime Minister/No. 10 Downing Street with boosting investment, entrepreneurship and skills in the “Silicon Roundabout” area of East London.

He was also the co-founder of FinTech company Adeptra (raised $40M – sold 2012 to NYSE FICO) 

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