Rocketing demand for digital governance solutions in the financial sector requires Governance.com to boost its resources. The new funds will be used to double the scale-up’s headcount to satisfy the fast growing demand for its solutions. Over the next 12 months Governance.com will hire 20 top talents to boost its Clients and the Solutions Teams.
by: Charles-Louis Machuron
photo: Kaori Anne Jolliffe
featured: Bert Boerman and Gapur Tsorojev
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After a record revenue year and being recognized for the second consecutive year as one of the most innovative RegTech companies in the world, Governance.com raises an investment round to fuel its growth. This fundraising is in addition to the €2 million raised by the company in 2016, which had already enabled it to accelerate its growth and now has 20 employees.
The company facilitates the digitalisation of management tasks for financial sector players in order to achieve sustainable business success. It enables financial institutions to combine the seemingly impossible tasks of regulatory compliance, transparency and cost savings. Governance.com’s cutting edge data aggregation, process automation and analytics technology simplifies and automates regulatory processes and puts real-time business intelligence at their client’s fingertips, wherever and whenever needed. The company achieved a third consecutive year of triple-digit growth, continued to expand its technology and launched several new solutions.
“We are on our track to become Luxembourg champion and a recognized regional player for digital governance solutions in the asset management industry.”
“Our ready-to-go solutions for fund managers and depositaries, combined with our new CRM solution, are extremely well received”, says Bert Boerman, CEO of Governance.com. “The pre-configurated models, in line with CSSF circulars like 18/698 and 18/697, enable clients to be immediately operational with cost effective implementations. Moreover, our new robotic process automation technology can help increase compliance productivity by 25%, while ensuring that our clients can always demonstrate regulatory compliance.”
Founded in 2011 by twin brothers, Bert and Rob Boerman, Governance.com is a RegTech company based in Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Since being awarded “Luxembourg FinTech Startup of the Year” in 2016, the company positioned itself as one of the most successful Luxembourg FinTechs. Governance.com was recognized as one of the 50 hottest European FinTechs alongside unicorns such as Revolut, N26 and Monzo. It was also listed two consecutive years as one of the most innovative RegTech companies in the world by FinTech Global. Today, Governance.com serves Tier 1 banks and asset managers in Luxembourg, Ireland and Switzerland.
“The year 2019 was very good, year 2020 will be even better. We are on our track to become Luxembourg champion and a recognized regional player for digital governance solutions in the asset management industry. We remain very ambitious. We plan to revolutionize the entire governance ecosystem by simplifying matters and reducing the costs of any corporate governance challenge. Some major announcements will follow soon, so stay tuned!”, concludes Georges Bock, Chief Strategy Officer of Governance.com.