Frans van Eersel
Founder & CEO, dopay
Frans is a serial fintech entrepreneur with a focus on financial inclusion. He is the CEO and founder of dopay, a startup that democratizes finance by giving everyone a premier banking experience. The company launched a service in Egypt that simplifies and streamlines payroll while empowering unbanked employees with a financial account and mobile app. dopay belongs to the Top 100 of European Fintech Companies. The company was part of the first cohort of the Barclays Accelerator program in London, which is powered by Techstars – the world’s largest accelerator. The company won the Barclays Innovation Award 2015-2016. Prior to dopay, Frans was involved in a start-up that built the automated clearing house of Egypt, which handles the country’s interbanking payment transactions. Before he became an entrepreneur he worked at ACI Worldwide and ING’s smartcard business.