Building on 20 years of professional experience in international payments and banking technology, Stefan has an eye for potential. In his specialist discipline of FinTech investments across EMEA, Stefan is eager to support founders on business and product strategies, business development and corporate development. He seeks to identify the best teams in Europe to create the next generation of financial services unicorns, developing new models in factoring and lending, risk underwriting, banking and payment infrastructure, security, cryptography and blockchain. Before joining Speedinvest, Stefan has worked as Advisor, Executive, Incubator and Investor. He holds Masters Degrees from Columbia University and Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and is a non-executive Board Member of Wirecard, Iyzico, Curve and payworks and Advisory Board Member of N26, Wefox, Billie, Fincompare and Loot. Stefan also supports the founders of Fraugster, Tradi.co and Cyberwrite. Previously, he was President for Central and Southern Europe at First Data, Partner at Roland Berger, and Principal at A.T. Kearney based in New York and Vienna.