Ramin Niroumand founded finleap – the leading fintech ecosystem in Europe – in Summer 2014. As Founder & CEO he is among others responsible for strategy, communications and group development. Acting as a sparring partner and shareholder for finleap’s numerous founding teams, Ramin is forging an ecosystem of leading Fin- and Insurtechs. Everything built on one vision: making finance 100% digital. Ramin is Co-Chairman of solarisBank and Chairman of ELEMENT.
Previously, 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 at the age of 24, was named one of Deloitte Consulting’s youngest Senior Consultants.
Ramin was elected by Forbes Magazine into 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”) in 2016 and 2017. Handelsblatt named him among the 100 smartest people in Germany.