About Us

About Us

Cowork.Tools is a joint initiative of The European Coworking Assembly and Velvet Platform.

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As founders of Cowork.Tools we share a drive to create innovative solutions enabling freelancers, small businesses, and medium businesses to grow and do business at a professional level, without having to change the unique personal character that makes them who they are. 

 

We are part of a community of companies registered across the globe, working together towards one common goal – to provide transparent, trustworthy and financial and compliances services to those challenging the status quo.

 

More cowork tools are coming, as we are working together on many levels, intending to deliver more possibilities and more exceptional service to our shared communities of alliance and ecosystem professionals.

Cowork.Tools is a joint initiative of The European Coworking Assembly and Velvet Platform.

COWORKING-MANAGEMENT-COMPLIANCE-RESPONSIBILITIES-TASKS (1)
COWORKING-MANAGEMENT-COMPLIANCE-RESPONSIBILITIES-TASKS (1)

Cowork.Tools is a joint initiative of The European Coworking Assembly and Velvet Platform.

As founders of Cowork.Tools we share a drive to create innovative solutions enabling freelancers, small businesses, and medium businesses to grow and do business at a professional level, without having to change the unique personal character that makes them who they are. 

 

We are part of a community of companies registered across the globe, working together towards one common goal – to provide transparent, trustworthy and financial and compliances services to those challenging the status quo.

 

More cowork tools are coming, as we are working together on many levels, intending to deliver more possibilities and more exceptional service to our shared communities of alliance and ecosystem professionals.

Partners involved in Cowork Tools

European Coworking Assembly (ECA)

The ECA supports the coworking community which branches its role as the infrastructure of the new economy.

Velvet Platform

Velvet is a collaboration multi-currency payments platform, using the security of escrow.

SumSub

SumSub empowers compliance and anti-fraud teams to fight money laundering, terrorist financing, and online fraud. 

PayPugs

An online payment solution for all. Putting you in charge of your finances, offering simple, clear and transparent solutions. 

Meet the Team

Jeannine (Marlar) van der Linden

Jeannine van der Linden is principal of the European Coworking Assembly, Managing Partner of Open Coworking, and founder of De Kamer, a collaborative coworking community with eight locations in the Netherlands for small business, non-profits, cultural and arts organizations, who seek to drive the economic engine with the new fuels: collaboration, communication, community.  She is also trained as an American lawyer.

Julia Reider

Julia Reider whose genius for combining human-centred customer service with rigorous protocols is the centre of our GDPR module is DPO at Evolution Gaming and DPO consultant at Velvet Platform.  She is also a mentor for New Door, the International Social Entrepreneurship accelerator and co-owner of Koshermann’s Organics.

Bernie J Mitchell

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.” — Michelangelo

Alex Zelinsky

Alex Zelinsky is a developer-turned-serial entrepreneur, currently developing the blockchain-powered transaction platform — Velvet Platform to ease cross-border transactions to make them more transparent, trustworthy, cheaper, and more accessible. He has created over 10 different businesses with varying degrees of success. 

 

I can say with certainty that I know at least 15 ways not to run a business, but even more how you can. My passion is finance, my hard skills are in tech, and if anything can be automated, I’ll make sure it is. In my opinion, life is too short to do manual work.

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Our Services

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GDPR compliance

The GDPR compliance tool automates the generation of documents and policies and the updating of them as regulations change. 

It ensures GDPR compliance for your website and public-facing online presence, your employees and contractors, and your vendors within and without the EU, as well as breach procedures and reporting requirements.

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Block money laundering, online fraud, and terrorism financing

For the AML/KYC tool, we are pleased and proud to have been joined by SumSub, dedicated to providing gold standard support to compliance and anti-fraud teams who fight money laundering, terrorist financing and online fraud while keeping in mind that the customer relationship and experience is at the heart of every single thing a business does. 

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Payment Tool – Velvet Platform

The design of our payment tool brings transparency, reliability, speed, and worldwide service in mind. Based on the smart contract, it enables small and microbusinesses to transact with people all over the world quickly and safely without the need to bring in a small army of professionals or deal with a boatload of paperwork.

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