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Q&A with Hans de Back of Finch Capital

1.  Tell us a bit about yourself and your focus area(s) within FinTech?
Thematic early stage VC investor: focus on earls stage
Two main themes:

  • Replace players active in the financial services
  • Sell to financial services and other industries

2. What are your 3 key takeaways from the last 3 years in the European FinTech space?

  • Investors looking more at sustainability than growth
  • Fintech scene is moving from competition to collaboration
  • Regulation is both an opportunity as well as a barrier

3. What trends or opportunities should we watch out for in the next 6-18 months?

  • Rise of Regtech and Insurtech
  • Structurally fixing unmet financial needs
  • More collaboration with Financial Institutions