In his role as VP Business Development, Niemeyer’s efforts are primarily dedicated to CrossLend’s business development across the EU. In this capacity, Niemeyer oversees partnerships and cooperations, investor relations and regulatory matters and handles all pertinent business proceedings and representative functions for the Netherlands. Thanks to his profound understanding of the FinTech industry in general and the Dutch market in particular, Utrecht-born Niemeyer is a key player in the development of CrossLend’s intra-European vision.
Investors are becoming reluctant to hand over cheques to smaller companies because of the lack of trust and reliability in the market.
Stéphane said it takes the same time to complete a £40m as a £40,000 deal so it is only logical to pick the bigger ticket.
The panel agreed on the importanance of transparency when it comes to online lending. Dr. Bartsch said that transparency is gradually improving and Gabriella believes if transparency is done correctly, trust will follow.
Ticket sizes are growing as companies like Creditshelf raises its threshold from €2.5m to €5m.