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About us

In 2017 we saw a rising opportunity. The cryptocurrency and blockchain space was blooming and ripe for adoption by the majority of our society. We set out to build a user-friendly exchange that connects social with trading, enabling people to effortlessly trade cryptocurrency and help them adopt the new digital economy.
We called our company and platform Blockport - an abbreviation for “Blockchain portal”, providing everyone access to the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain.
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We think that developing technology should be an iterative process by which consumers, corporates, and governmental institutions are included to review the ethical acceptability, sustainability and societal desirability of the complete innovation process.

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With the creation of social-economic innovation, we believe that a knowledge sharing community is of the essence to trigger people's intrinsic interest, engagement and successfully facilitate the adoption of new technology.

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In this fast-changing, high-paced market it is of the utmost importance to remain a stable and secure factor. Awareness for security challenges is therefore a core value that runs through the veins of all our team members.


Collaborations are key to success.
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The complexity of cryptocurrencies makes it difficult for beginners to start trading. Current platforms impose high barriers to entry, because they often lack usability, transparency and education. As a result, many people are discouraged to adopt cryptocurrencies.

Blockport aims to develop an end-to-end trading platform that addresses these problems by effectively combining proven technological, social and crypto economic concepts to create a completely new and effortless trading experience.

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Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies as its first offspring are starting to take form in our society. We believe that they are here to stay and will transform the way we interact with each other.

The Blockport team firmly believes that - despite the recent developments in the world of cryptocurrencies - there still exists an enormous knowledge gap between the high-tech blockchain world and the majority of our society. We think this can be improved.

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Blockport Whitepaper

Transparent, ambitious and industry leading.

Blockport Roadmap

Follow our progress and see our upcoming milestones.

The team is consolidated and the initial vision is translated into a workable business plan.

Start of Blockport
Start of Blockport
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First release of our whitepaper and the start of community building.

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The pre-sale of the Blockport Token started on the 3rd of January 2018 and sold out in 3 minutes.

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The crowdsale of the Blockport Token started on the 24th of January 2018 and sold out in 12 minutes.

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Launch of the Blockport 1.0 Beta where users can buy and sell cryptocurrencies with Euro.

1.0 Beta
1.0 Beta
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1.0 Release

Launch of the Blockport 1.0 release and 2.0 Beta where we will be testing the social trading features.

1.0 Release
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The full 2.0 release will support trading of multiple cryptocurrencies and includes the full range of social trading and knowledge sharing features.

2.0 Release
2.0 Release
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3.0 Beta

The 3.0 Beta will enable our users to have full ownership by storing their funds “on-chain.

3.0 Beta
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Blockport 3.0 will be fully released for all users, supporting most popular cryptocurrencies.

3.0 Release
3.0 Release
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Team Blockport

We are always looking for new talent to join our team
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Sebastiaan Lichter

Founder & Chief Product

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Kai Bennink

Founder & Chief Strategy

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Zowie Langdon

Chief Technology

Jasper Blokland

Product Owner

Jasper Jansz

Lead UI & UX Designer

Yevgeny Terov

Senior Software Architect

Iwein Fuld

Senior Software Engineer

Tiziano Perrucci

Senior Software Engineer

Andrii Yurchuk

Senior Backend Developer

Tim van Deurzen

Senior Backend Developer

Kyran Burraston

Senior Frontend Developer

Petro Momot

Frontend Developer

Natalia Balaeva

Lead Quality Assurance

Bengt Bennink

Lead Community Manager

Nienke Norden

HR Manager

Gino Taselaar

Growth Marketer

Pascal van Steen

Growth Marketer

Our advisors

Our team works closely with industry experts to effectively deal with the challenges we face.
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Peter Kits

Partner Deloitte Legal

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Johannes de Jong

Head of Regulatory, Osborne Clarke

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Jeffrey Dorrestijn

Digital Marketing,

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Lars Rensing


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Geert Blom

Risk & compliance officer, Enigma consulting

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Lars Bijsmans

Tax counsel, ex-Optiver


Looking for your next opportunity? We’re looking for bright minds who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, and who know how to build great products.

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