About Ivan Montik
With a strong IT background and Bachelor degree in management and economics, Ivan Montik went a long way from a small business owner and a corporate client manager at an international bank to the founder of SoftSwiss and an investor.
Ivan Montik is a passionate supporter of the freedom of speech and one of the founders of the European Center for the Freedom of Press in Leipzig. His signature is under the European Charter on the Freedom of Press in Hamburg (2009).
Ivan Montik Carreer
Ivan Montik started his career as a corporate client manager at Priorbank JSC, Raiffeisen Group. From 2007 to 2010 he was successfully heading Belarus representative office of Bigmir.net, the largest Ukrainian media portal at that time. In 2009, he founded SoftSwiss and launched the company's first product, an online auction. In 2013 the company introduced an online gaming platform to the market which was further accomplished by the bitcoin casino solution. The products revealed wide growth opportunities in the area of internet gaming and were praised by the industry leaders for outstanding game design and high security.
Today Ivan is further expanding his business and introducing new products and technologies into the igaming and other industries. With the main focus on innovation, he is investing into mobile development, artificial intelligence and cryptocurrency solutions. He co-founded CoinsPaid, a financial ecosystem which encompasses the full range of crypto payment services for businesses operating worldwide. He is also a joint founder of Unique Exchange, a breakthrough platform for buying and selling real-estate backed debt which industry experts call a revolution on the market.
Ivan Montik Experience
Entrepreneur in the sphere of information technology, founder of SoftSwiss, pioneer in Bitcoin online casino solutions and strongest supporter of cryptocurrency, currently running a number of successful projects in IT and iGaming. With a background in economics and management and track record in journalism, he founded a custom software development company and further launched two products, online auction software under the brand Merkeleon and online casino platform under the brand SoftSwiss. The company reached a top position in the iGaming industry and turned into the leading provider of turnkey white label solutions for online casino operators. With the profound knowledge of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, Ivan managed to implement the technology in the online casino software and led his company to become a pioneer in the area of Bitcoin gaming.
Ivan Montik Education
✔️ Belarusian State University
Degree Name Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
Field Of Study Economics, Management, Programming, Maths
Dates attended or expected graduation 2000–2005
Ivan Montik entered the Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science of the Belarusian States University in 2000. After getting the basics of information technologies and programming, he switched to the Department of International Management (Faculty of Economics of BSU) to focus on the theoretical aspects of international business organisation and modern company management technologies. In 2005 he got a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
Licenses & Certifications
✔️ Basic Credit Analysis
Issuing authority DC Gardner Training
Issued date and, if applicable, expiration date of the certification or license Issued Apr 2007 No Expiration Date
Interviews with Ivan Montik
✔️ Interview with Ivan Montik by Vitalik Buterin - Founder of Softswiss, November 28, 2013