We announce the launch of InnoMaps, providing comprehensive maps of tech ecosystems

InnoMaps aims to map out multifaceted landscapes and help ecosystem players understand the complex web of relationships that exist in today's rapidly evolving business landscape. 

The German FinTech Market: A Retrospective and Predictive Ecosystem Report

On behalf of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency and the Netherlands Business Support Office, together with our partner Contextual Solutions, we conducted a study on the German FinTech ecosystem with a focus on the prospects and opportunities for Dutch Fintechs.

Full-year 2022 statistics from the German ecosystem

German FinTech funding almost came to a standstill in Q4 2022. After Q2, funding stood at €3 bn and reached the record levels of 2021, but slowed down significantly in Q3.

Q1 2022 statistics from the German ecosystem

After an exceptional 2021 with record funding volumes of €5.5 billion, 2022 got off to a much slower start. German FinTechs have raised €0.5 billion so far.

Our partners jointly visited the leading startup hubs in Kigali

Our managing partner gave a welcome statement at a pitch meeting at Africa's largest hub for entrepreneurs, Norrsken East Africa.

WAIFC Publication on Innovation and FinTechs in a Post-Pandemic World

A report of the World Alliance of International Financial Centers highlights the role of innovation and FinTechs in post-pandemic economic recovery.

Webinar of the SDG FinTech Initiative on FinTech Driving Sustainable Finance & Development

Will the current pandemic serve as a catalysator for sustainable finance and development – or further delay ambitious plans in politics and business? What will be […]

Open Banking in Hong Kong: An Introduction

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) published a framework‎ and an implementation plan to develop an Open API for the banking industry in Hong Kong in […]

Wealth Management Connect in the Greater Bay Area – An Opportunity for International FinTechs?

We assume that Wealth Management Connect, the new initiative of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, will be successful in granting access to the Mainland market […]

Use of AI in financial services, and ethical considerations

FinTechs, but also more and more incumbents, rely on the use of artificial intelligence for implementing their services. That offers many opportunities, but also possible risks. […]

Presentation at the Tokyo FinTech Meetup #73

Dr. Jochen Biedermann gave a presentation at the FinTech Meetup #73 at BINARYSTAR in Ginza, Tokyo on 19 March 2020, by invitation of Tokyo FinTech. BINARYSTAR […]

FinTech Bulgaria Tour to Frankfurt on 31 March & 01 April 2020 – Postponed

Due to the current health situation and because we do not want to endanger any participants, we have postponed the FinTech Bulgaria tour indefinitely. We will […]

Korean-German FinTech & Blockchain Forum, Seoul

A German delegation visited Korea for attending the annual Korean-German FinTech & Blockchain Forum at the Sogang University in Seoul.

Digital Transformation in Africa – The Opportunities for German & European Players, Frankfurt

Jochen Biedermann moderated the first panel “The disruptive capabilities and the development potentials with digital models” at the MES&DAK conference Digital Transformation in Africa. 

Keynote on “Digital Identity” at the Digital Finance FFM, Frankfurt

Dr. Jochen Biedermann presented the topic of digital identity in financial service in his keynote at the Digital Finance FFM.

FinTech Matters, Vienna

Jochen Biedermann gave a presentation about the FinTech ecosystem in Frankfurt Rhein-Main and Germany at the conference "FinTech Matters" in the Tech Gate Vienna on November 23.

Astana Economic Forum

As an international FinTech expert and representative of FinTech Consult, Jochen Biedermann moderated a panel at the Astana Economic Forum on June 15, 2017.

Tel Aviv-Frankfurt FinTech Summit, Tel Aviv

Dr. Jochen Biedermann moderated a panel at the Tel Aviv-Frankfurt FinTech Summit at The Fourth Floor, Tel Aviv on March 21, 2017. The speakers from Frankfurt, […]