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Student Blockchain Association Netherlands (SBAN) is the overarching foundation of all the student blockchain associations in the Netherlands. The purpose of this association is to provide students with interest in blockchain technology with the fundamentals to develop their skills, knowledge, and understanding of blockchain principles and practices. The association will provide its members with opportunities to engage inĀ  activities, network with professionals in the field, and learn from experts.

Our mission is to provide a platform for students interested in the world of blockchain to come together, learn, and grow. Our goal is to foster a community of like-minded individuals who share a passion for blockchain technology. We aim to educate our members about blockchain technology and the potential risks and rewards involved, and provide them with the resources and knowledge necessary to create blockchain use cases.

Our vision is to create a vibrant and dynamic student community dedicated to blockchain technology. We envision a community of individuals who are well-informed, responsible, and passionate about the potentional of blockchain in this new and exciting area. We aim to provide our members with a platform to learn, grow, and develop their (soft) skills within this industry, while also staying ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving world of technolgy.


Rodrigo van Asseldonk

Founder & Co-President

"Building bridges of unity through blockchain, our foundation stands as the cornerstone, connecting people and empowering the entire ecosystem of blockchain associations within our nation."

Vince van Hoesel

Founder & Co-President

"Blockchain is not just a technology; it's a mindset. We aim to inspire others to adopt this mindset of transparency, decentralization, and trust as we navigate the future together."

Lars Huntjens

Co-founder & Treasurer

"It is our goal to bridge the gap between ambitious students, and companies who are already making steps in utilising blockchain technology."

Tyrell Fadilla


"Our organization is a vital bridge between students and the world of blockchain technology. We're empowering the next generation of leaders to drive innovation and shape the future of this dynamic industry."


Victor van der Hulst

Dutch Blockchain Coalition

Hans Koning

VU University - PIVX - DGB

Tina van der Linden

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Sunny Jiang


Jan Scheele

BCNL Foundation

John Frank


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