Seed the Future: Early Stage Investment in Europe

2018-11-29T17:52:59+00:00 November 27th, 2018|

The study "Seed the Future: A Deep Dive into European Early-Stage Tech Startup Activity", is a joint effort between Stripe, TechStars and TechEu and aims to deliver an overview of the early stage investment in Europe during the first quarter (Q1) 2015 until the second quarter (Q2) of 2018. This deep dive into the European early stage tech-startup activity shows

Founder Insights with Friedhelm A. Schmitt from Fincite

2018-08-13T16:06:51+00:00 August 13th, 2018|

Friedhelm Schmitt, Co-CEO of Fincite, shared his insights with regards to developing a venture, creating an appropriate team culture, and how bootstrapping can transform a company into an award-winning top player in the Frankfurt FinTech scene. Throughout the interview, Friedhelm shares his personal experiences throughout the founding of Fincite and how the company has become what

Innovation and Startup collaboration – Interview with Liesa Feis and Wiebke Drescher from ING DiBa

2018-07-30T11:36:12+00:00 July 16th, 2018|

TechQuartier recently had the opportunity to sit with Liesa Feis and Wiebke Drescher, both members of the ING DiBa Strategy and Innovation team. They shared some interesting insights about ING DiBa's innovation methods, agile transformation, experimental thinking, and their involvement in Frankfurt’s startup ecosystem. After our previous interview with CEO Nick Jue, it was great

From corporate banker to head of a startup – An interview with Torsten Sonntag, CFO and COO at VERIMI

2018-06-14T16:18:34+00:00 May 28th, 2018|

By Alina Kilian Torsten Sonntag was working for one of the biggest German banks for 26 years. Now, he manages VERIMI, the Frankfurt and Berlin-based user identity management platform. The startup is backed by 10 large European companies, namely Allianz, Daimler, Axel Springer, Deutsche Bank, Bundesdruckerei, Deutsche Telekom, Lufthansa, Giesecke + Devrient, CORE and Here