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Marten Blankesteijn

Marten Blankesteijn

CEO & founder of Blendle
Languages : Dutch, English

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  • Entrepreneurship
  • ICT & New Media
  • Media & Journalism
  • Employability

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  • Start-ups
  • Blendle

Marten Blankesteijn (1987) is the founder and CEO of Blendle, the Dutch start-up backed by The New York Times and Axel Springer. At the age of 19 Blankesteijn started his career as a reporter for one of Holland's national newspapers. Some years later he became editor, which he combined with the job of editor-in-chief of a travel magazine. He published a book on dictatorships (The Great Dictator Tour) and founded the University of the Netherlands, an online-only university.