Why Fintech?

Filing for divorce is more likely than switching bank accounts: 6 out of 10 Germans would like to switch banks - only 20% do.

Source: Handelsblatt, Federal Statistical Office

Why Fintech?

40% of Germans research information on insurance deals online, only 5% close deals online.

Source: Horvarth & Partners

Why Fintech?

About 71% of customers would rather go to the dentist than listen to what their bank clerk is saying.

Source: The Millennial Disruption Index (MDI)

Jan Beckers
Founder & Chairman

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...oversees the strategic direction of FinLeap. Jan co-founded businesses Fyber, madvertise, and Absolventa. In 2010, he started HitFox Group. He studied business at the University of Münster and was awarded “EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award".

...oversees the strategic direction of FinLeap. Jan co-founded businesses Fyber, madvertise, and Absolventa. In 2010, he started HitFox Group. He studied business at the University of Münster and was awarded “EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award".

Ramin Niroumand
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

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…is responsible for strategic management and business model development at FinLeap. He consulted 20+ international banks and was Lead Innovation Manager at DKB. He is an Entrepreneur and Angel Investor and holds a degree in Business Information Systems.

…is responsible for strategic management and business model development at FinLeap. He consulted 20+ international banks and was Lead Innovation Manager at DKB. He is an Entrepreneur and Angel Investor and holds a degree in Business Information Systems.

... co-founded FinLeap. He is also a member of HitFox's executive team. Hendrik holds a master's degree from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. During his studies, he founded an IT-consultancy for German SMEs and was awarded the “Jugend forscht" Award.

Hendrik Krawinkel
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

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... co-founded FinLeap. He is also a member of HitFox's executive team. Hendrik holds a master's degree from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. During his studies, he founded an IT-consultancy for German SMEs and was awarded the “Jugend forscht" Award.

...is responsible for legal and regulatory issues concerning all FinLeap ventures as well as the development of new business models in the InsurTech industry. As a lawyer, Eckhardt specializes in venture capital and corporate law. He is an alumnus of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and Universidad de Sevilla and also holds a master's degree from University of Cape Town.

Eckhardt Weber
Managing Director

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...is responsible for legal and regulatory issues concerning all FinLeap ventures as well as the development of new business models in the InsurTech industry. As a lawyer, Eckhardt specializes in venture capital and corporate law. He is an alumnus of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and Universidad de Sevilla and also holds a master's degree from University of Cape Town.

Dr. Matthias Lange
Managing Director

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...oversees as Managing Director the "build phase" for new FinLeap ventures, from the identification of new business models to their product & tech development to their go-live. Matthias had been with McKinsey & Company for 8 years, focussing on digital business building & IT architectures. He also worked on a number of large back-office and IT transformation projects for financial institutions. He is a graduate of the Westfalen Wilhelms-University Münster and holds PhD in information systems from Humboldt University Berlin.

...oversees as Managing Director the "build phase" for new FinLeap ventures, from the identification of new business models to their product & tech development to their go-live. Matthias had been with McKinsey & Company for 8 years, focussing on digital business building & IT architectures. He also worked on a number of large back-office and IT transformation projects for financial institutions. He is a graduate of the Westfalen Wilhelms-University Münster and holds PhD in information systems from Humboldt University Berlin.

Dr. Carolin Gabor
Managing Director

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… steers the strategic development and further growth of existing FinLeap Ventures. Prior to joining our company-builder, Carolin was CEO of TopTarif.de and autohaus24.de. which were successfully exited to Verivox GmbH and Sixt Leasing AG respectively. Furthermore, Carolin has ten years’ experience as a strategic consultant at BCG, especially in Financial Services, and is actively engaged in advocating female leadership in finance.


… steers the strategic development and further growth of existing FinLeap Ventures. Prior to joining our company-builder, Carolin was CEO of TopTarif.de and autohaus24.de. which were successfully exited to Verivox GmbH and Sixt Leasing AG respectively. Furthermore, Carolin has ten years’ experience as a strategic consultant at BCG, especially in Financial Services, and is actively engaged in advocating female leadership in finance.


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Andrè M. Bajorat
Co-Founder Figo, Fintech Expert & Blogger
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Marc Bernegger
Founder & Investor, FinLeap-Ambassador Switzerland
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Dr. Gerrit Seidel
Former CEO SOFORT Bank, MD Yabeo Capital
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Matthias Sohler
Founder Yabeo Capital, Ex-COO UniCredit Bank AG
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Marc Stilke
Investor & Senior Advisor, Ex-CEO Immobilienscout 24

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