All posts filed under: 7 Questions

Insights from the startups, investors and corporates shaping European FinTech

7 Questions with Petr Stransky, iCEIBA

iCEIBA is among the startups selected to present to leading investors like SeedX Lichtenstein, Capnamic Ventures, G+D Ventures and Idinvest Partners at the 11th FinTech Forum, 21st Nov. 2019 in Frankfurt: https://ftf11.eventbrite.com 1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. My background is combination of technology, marketing and business and working as a […]

7 Questions with Emrah Basic of Seed X Liechtenstein AG

Emrah is among the leading early-stage investors covering European FinTech innovation areas and investment trends at the 11th FinTech Forum, 21st Nov. 2019 in Frankfurt: https://ftf11.eventbrite.com 1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. Originally Swiss, banking background, spent the last 2.5 yrs in Berlin doing early-stage investments at Axel Springer Passionate basketball player […]

Journey to Exit: with Jens Jennissen of fairr

Jens is among the guest speakers on stage sharing his journey to exit at the 11th FinTech Forum, 21st Nov. 2019 in Frankfurt: https://ftf11.eventbrite.com We were pleased to talk to Jens Jennissen of fairr.de, who presented their plan to transform the European pensions market at the 4th FinTech Forum in Mar. 2015, and just announced their exit to Raisin. Also check out our 7 Questions […]

7 Questions with Moritz Putzhammer, Trality

Trality is among the startups selected to present to leading investors like SeedX Lichtenstein, Capnamic Ventures, G+D Ventures and High-Tech Gründerfonds at the 11th FinTech Forum, 21st Nov. 2019 in Frankfurt: https://ftf11.eventbrite.com 1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. Hi! I’m Moritz and I’m co-founder and CEO of Trality, a platform bringing together creators […]

7 Questions with Didrik Martens, BizBot

BizBot is among the startups selected to present to leading investors like SeedX Lichtenstein, Capnamic Ventures, G+D Ventures and Idinvest Partners at the 11th FinTech Forum, 21st Nov. 2019 in Frankfurt: https://ftf11.eventbrite.com 1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. I am an entrepreneur, business developer and 100% digital. I am educated in social […]

7 Questions with Ambre Soubiran, Kaiko

1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. I am the CEO of Kaiko, an enterprise-grade market data provider in the blockchainbased digital assets industry. Prior to joining Kaiko, I spent eight years at HSBC in London and Paris, structuring equity derivatives and equity-based financing solutions (first in Global Markets, […]

7 Questions with Olivier Debeugny, Lingua Custodia

Lingua Custodia is among the first set of startups selected to present to leading investors like SeedX Lichtenstein, Capnamic Ventures and Giesecke+Devrient Ventures at the 11th FinTech Forum, 21st Nov. 2019 in Frankfurt: https://ftf11.eventbrite.com 1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. Hello! My name is Olivier and I am the founding CEO […]

7 Questions with Kai H. Kuljurgis, coindex.de

Coindex is is among the first set of startups selected to present to leading investors like SeedX Lichtenstein, Capnamic Ventures and Giesecke+Devrient Ventures at the 11th FinTech Forum, 21st Nov. 2019 in Frankfurt: https://ftf11.eventbrite.com 1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. I am 30 years old and I am born and raised […]

7 Questions with Michael Bußhaus & Ralf Oetting, justTRADE

Photo: Michael Bußhaus (left) and Ralf Oetting justTRADE is among the first set of startups selected to present to leading investors like SeedX Lichtenstein, Capnamic Ventures and Giesecke+Devrient Ventures at the 11th FinTech Forum, 21st Nov. 2019 in Frankfurt: https://ftf11.eventbrite.com 1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. Hi, we are Ralf […]

7 Questions with Christian Knott, Capnamic Ventures

Christian is among the leading early-stage investors covering European FinTech innovation areas and investment trends at the 11th FinTech Forum, 21st Nov. 2019 in Frankfurt: https://ftf11.eventbrite.com 1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. Well, I am the typical business student, did my bachelor in Cologne, Master in Leipzig. Worked briefly for the […]

7 Questions with Dirk Fuchs, Be Think, Solve, Execute

1. Tell us a bit about yourself and your company. Be Group enables leading financial services organizations across Europe to manage the complexity of business transformation. In the D-A-CH region, Be Think, Solve, Execute GmbH has a long-standing history as reliable partners for financial services organizations to analyse complex requirements, find solutions and implement them […]

7 Questions with Gerald Klein, Growney

1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. Before founding growney in 2014 I was responsible for developing financial products and trading across all asset classes at the Landesbank Berlin. We were around 200 people and active in all german speaking regions. Back then I was already thinking about starting […]

7 Questions with Tatjana Winter, RYSKEX

Tatjana will be presenting at the 10th FinTech Forum/ 5th Anniversary Edition on 22nd Nov. 2018 at The Airport Club, Frankfurt. Learn more/ register here: http://www.fintechforum.de/announcing-the-first-set-of-startups-partners-5yftf/ 1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. Tatjana is Chief Marketing Officer at RYSKEX, where she is responsible for the worldwide B2B marketing, further development […]

7 Questions with Bernd Wendeln, Miles & More

Bernd will be presenting at the 10th FinTech Forum/ 5th Anniversary Edition on 22nd Nov. 2018 at The Airport Club, Frankfurt. Learn more/ register here: http://www.fintechforum.de/announcing-the-first-set-of-startups-partners-5yftf/ 1. Tell us a bit about yourself. I am with the Miles & More longer than most Fintechs exist: More than seven years now. And it’s still far from being […]

Q&A with Maximilian Kempken of b2v Partners

1. Tell us a bit about yourself. Investment Manager at btov Partners, the European venture capital firm, managing about EUR 330m in institutional funds, partners funds and direct investments of private investors. 2. What is your investment focus/thesis, and which FinTech firms are in your portfolio? Investment Focus: We have two investment teams. One is focusing on […]

Journey to Exit: with Mathias Wegmüller of Qumram

Our new series “European FinTech Journeys” showcases European FinTechs’ journey to a funding, exit or closure – and the blood, sweat and tears in between! We are proud to launch this series with Qumram, a FinTech Forum alumnus which was acquired last week by Dynatrace. Qumram was selected to present at the FTF On Tour | InvestTech event in London (Sep. 2015), […]

Q&A with Frank Seehaus of Acton Capital

1. Tell us a bit about yourself and your focus area(s) within FinTech? My name is Frank Seehaus  and I’m Managing Partner at Acton Capital, a European late-stage venture capital firm. We back internet-startups with the potential to become market leaders…Within fintech, my focus areas are lending (Iwoca – SME lending, Finanzcheck – Consumer lending marketplace), […]

7 Questions with Anya Schmidt of Outbank

1. Please tell us a bit about yourself, both at work and leisure. My name is Anya Schmidt, CEO of the Munich-based banking app Outbank. At work I am passionate about building great products based on Cutting edge technologies with our talented team. In such a fast-moving environment like FinTech that is a great challenge. […]

7 Questions with Julian Oertzen, co-founder of Exporo AG

1. Who are you? I am Julian, Co-Founder of Exporo, responsible for project acquisition, product and business development. 2. Which services do you sell and who are your competitors? Exporo is a real estate crowdfunding platform acting as an intermediary between interest-seeking investors and capital-seeking real estate companies. Investments are made in form of subordinated […]

7 Questions with Paul Becker of LIQID

1. Who are you? I am a co-founder and head of marketing at LIQID. 2. Which services do you sell and who are your competitors? LIQID is a digital wealth management service for private investors with liquid assets in excess of 100.000 €. We offer a range of “core” investment strategies developed in partnership with […]

7 Questions with Jonas Piela from Avuba

1. Who are you? I am Jonas, CEO at Avuba. For European smartphone users who have become accustomed to a superior digital experience Avuba is the next generation of mobile banking. It delivers a category defining user experience providing, simple sign-up, high levels of security, payment cards, full banking services and easy to use features […]

8 Questions with Jonathan Prince of DigiCash

1. Who are you? I am Jonathan Prince, co-founder with Raoul Mulheims, Georges Berscheid and Mike Sergonne, of Digicash Payments SA which provides a digital payments platform and apps designed for banks & PSPs. 2. Which services do you sell? Our company provides a white-labelled digital payment authorisation platform and App, fitting neatly into banks’ […]

7 Questions with Aleksandar Cetkovic and Predrag Micic, co-founders of tradegear

1. Who are you? Aleksandar is Head of Technology and Products and Predrag is Head of Marketing and Operations with tradegear gmbh, Swiss fintech startup. We bring combined 40 years of experience in software engineering, international business development and business analysis in financial industry. In last 5 years we have been working intensively with quantitative […]

7 Questions with Benedikt and Philipp of Biometric Credit Bureau

1. Who are you? We, Benedikt Kramer and Philipp Neub are the founding team of BCB Biometric Credit Bureau. BCB Biometric Credit Bureau offers services tailor-made to microfinance institutions and Savings and Credit Co-operatives in sub-Saharan Africa. BCB collects and analyzes personal loan/credit information using a unique, low budget IT solution. BCB is the pioneer […]

7 Questions with Eugene Danilkis from Mambu

1. Who are you?
 Mambu is a cloud banking platform provider. We enable innovative banking providers to rapidly create, launch and service loan and deposit products through our agile, flexible and affordable cloud banking platform. An alternative to legacy core banking software, our goal is to accelerate time to market for new consumer and SME […]

5 Fragen an Christian Hoppe, Founder Director des main incubator

1. Erzählen Sie uns etwas über sich und main incubator.
 Der main incubator ist der erste Inkubator für FinTech-Startups mit einem führenden Finanzinstitut als Anker-Investor – der Commerzbank. Die Großbank möchte über den main incubator als hundertprozentiges Tochterunternehmen den Wandel in der Finanzdienstleistungsbranche aktiv mitgestalten. Wir fördern und investieren in Startups mit innovativen Lösungen mit […]

7 Questions with Daniel Bödger, Founder & CEO of BankingCheck

1. Wer bist du? Hi – mein Name ist Daniel Bödger und ich bin der Gründer und Geschäftsführer von BankingCheck.   2. Welche Dienstleistung verkauft ihr und wer sind Eure Wettbewerber? BankingCheck ist eine unabhängige Bewertungsplattform für Banken, Versicherungen und Finanzdienstleister. Unsere Idee ist ganze einfach – früher wurden Banken und Konten von Familie und […]

7 Fragen an Mark van den Arend von WIR Finanzierer

1. Wer bist Du? Christ, Optimierer, Ex-Handwerker, Ex-Wall-Street Banker und hoffentlich ein „Zeichen-der-Zeit-Erkenner“. Mein Name ist Mark van den Arend und ich bin Gründer und geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der WIR Finanzierer GmbH.   2. Welche Dienstleistung verkauft ihr und wer sind Eure Wettbewerber? WIR stellen mit der KMU-Anleihe gesunden Unternehmen des gehobenen Mittelstands einen neuen, langfristigen […]

7 Questions with Anna Voronina of quirion

1. Who are you?
 quirion is Germany’s first web presence for asset management and fee-based advisory services. quirion offers professional asset management strategies that are based on latest scientific research in finance. At quirion, we share the vision that professional asset management should be made available for everyone in an easy, accessible and web-based way. […]

7 Questions with John Bruggeman, CEO of TraxPay

1. Who are you?
 Traxpay transforms the way that businesses pay and get paid with the world’s first and only B2B Dynamic Payments platform. Our patent pending platform uniquely combines secure, flexible, real-time 24/7/365 electronic payments with any and all structured and unstructured data related to the transaction. What further sets Traxpay apart from all […]

7 Questions with Dieter Fromm and Johannes Cremer, Founders and Managing Directors of moneymeets

1. Who are you?
 We are Dieter Fromm and John Cremer, the founders of moneymeets. In our previous lives we were bankers and consultants for banks. In both functions, we gathered extensive experience in the retail operations of banks and savings banks. We were thereafter advisors to banks and held several management positions – including […]