Dr. Birte Sewing

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Birte Sewing joined finleap’s management team as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in November 2019. Within her role as COO, she is responsible for investor relations and network as well as partner relations of the finleap group globally and continues to drive international expansion forward. In addition Birte takes care of the BaFin-licensed portfolio companies, where she is a member of the Advisory and Supervisory Boards of ELEMENT, Solarisbank, Elinvar and CrossLend.  

She has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry: Before joining finleap Birte worked for the Düsseldorf based insurer Ergo, where she was responsible for the Investment Products division as part of the Executive Board. Prior to that, she was the Managing Director at Deutsche Bank, the  Head of Strategy at Commerzbank and a consultant at McKinsey.

Birte holds a Ph.D. from the University of Passau and an MBA from McGill University Montreal & University of Passau.

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Handelsblatt

Interview mit Dr. Birte Sewing, COO finleap

In diesem Interview sprachen wir mit Dr. Birte Sewing, COO finleap, über die Auswirkungen der Corona-Krise auf die Fintech-Szene, welche Learnings man daraus ziehen kann, Expansionsstrategien von finleap in Europa und was die Bankenbranche im Bereich Digitalisierung noch nachzuholen hat.

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Finanz-Szene

Hier kommt: Birte Sewing, Chief Operating Officer von Finleap

Stimmt schon: In der deutschen Fintech-Branche herrscht ein krasses Männer-Übergewicht. In unserer Serie „Hier kommen die Fintech-Frauen“ will Finanz-Szene.de von heute an jeden Tag eine spannende Managerin oder eine aufstrebende Mitarbeiterin eines deutschen Finanz-Startups vorstellen. Heute, Teil I, mit Birte Sewing, COO finleap:

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