Last weekend, the world’s largest Blockchain Hackathon took place in Groningen, the Netherlands. The approximately 350 blockchain-experts that joined the Hackathon, represented roughly 75% of the Dutch blockchain community. Being very central to that community, Exact participated in two teams.
The partnership between Exact and Max Verstappen opens doors that would remain shut to others. It provides insight into the fascinating world of Formula 1, where innovation and state-of-the-art technology are the norm. What happens in the background to make it possible for Max to drive his laps, and what can we learn from it?
Welcome to the high-tech world of Max Verstappen.
With his fourth place in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Max Verstappen finished the season in fifth place in the overall classification. He is satisfied with what was a turbulent season and can’t wait for the next:
Accountants are turning to a digital-first business model as they seek to scale and be more flexible to service both agile new businesses and established clients. Almost half believe that improving the quality of their offered services is one of the most important challenges they face. The same proportion report that finding new customers is a chief difficulty for their business. As a result, accountancy firms are turning to automation in order to reduce admin time, integrate business processes and improve flexibility to boost service levels and attract new prospects.
Exact is pleased to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with Baker Tilly Berk, the eight largest accountancy and consultancy firm in the Netherlands with 17 offices and 700 employees.
In August 2015, Exact established a personal partnership with Max Verstappen, the promising and ambitious racing talent. Eight months later, we were a partner of Max Verstappen, the youngest Formula 1 Grand Prix winner ever. Max Verstappen, the world star. Max Verstappen, the disruptor. Max Verstappen, potentially the most valuable athlete in the world.
So it became quite a turbulent year, in which everything we did with and concerning Max, received a huge amount of attention. There was also a lot that the outside world didn’t get to see. Shame, because the behind-the-scenes footage and anecdotes are often as interesting as the final product. So we decided to give you a little peek into Exact and Max’s year 2016.
On Wednesday December 7, 2016, Exact hosted a meetup of the Dutch blockchain community. Founder of Ethereum Gavin Wood and other notable experts treated the audience to a true deep dive into blockchain technology.
Max Verstappen almost weekly causes commotion in the world of Formula 1. With his daring style, he constantly pushes the boundaries of his car, of himself and of the regulations. Not everyone handles that well, least of all the FIA:
Dutch IT website Computable hosted its annual award show Utrecht, The Netherlands on Tuesday November 1. Having been nominated in two categories, Exact was awarded the title of Software supplier of the year.
Recent research of PwC puts Exact in the worldwide top-25 of fastest growing cloud companies. Increasingly, customers all over the globe recognize the many perks of cloud computing. Exact has been selling cloud solutions since 2005 and has been showing steep growth ever since.