Ramin founded Finleap - the leading Fintech ecosystem in Europe - in 2014. Since then, Finleap has launched 16 ventures and the group is active in 15 countries and has more than 900 employees from about 60 nations working within the ecosystem. Prior to founding Finleap, Ramin was Innovation Manager at DKB Deutsche Kreditbank AG, where he led the bank’s electronic and mobile payment innovation projects alongside PayPal, Sofortüberweisung and Cringle. He holds a degree in Economics and was named one of Deloitte Consulting's youngest Senior Consultants at the age of 24. Ramin was elected by Forbes Magazine among the Top 30 young shapers of finance in Europe (#30under30) and by Capital, Germany's leading business magazine, as “Junge Elite - top 40 unter 40” (“Young elite - top 40 under 40”). Ramin has a deep understanding of finance, technology and innovation, which he shares regularly as a speaker at top conferences in Europe. Press articles about him and his company appeared in the Financial Times, Handelsblatt, Bloomberg, TechCrunch and others.
Digital banks and alternative lenders are increasingly under fire by both the media and regulators, suggesting the two industries may be in for a tough ride if they continue to scale in the manner of Silicon Valley tech firms.