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Carsten Höltkemeyer stands against a wall and is being photographed by a man. A woman is standing next to him holding a lamp.

2024/03/20

Five reasons why Berlin is fintastic

We spoke to five industry pioneers such as Carsten Höltkemeyer, CEO at Solaris, about what Berlin means to them.

Berlin 

Fintech Festival 

Tech Ecosystem 

Carolin Gabor stands smiling with her arms folded in front of a Berlin graphic showing symbols of Berlin.

2024/03/19

Favorite Spots in Berlin 

Carolin Gabor (Caesar Ventures) on fintechs and customer-centricity

Berlin 

Tech Ecosystem 

A robot poses as if it were thinking

2024/03/11

AI in Fintech: Elevating Payments

Outsmarting even the most sophisticated cybercriminals, thanks to AI.

Cybrsecurity 

AI 

Fraud Detection 

A smiling Malte Rau in front of a colourful background with Berlin motifs and his quote about his favourite places in Berlin

2024/02/24

Favorite Spots in Berlin  

Malte Rau (Pliant) on the challenges and opportunities the fintech market offers for him.

Berlin 

Tech Ecosystem 

a bulb

2024/02/12

Understanding Sustainable and Green Finance: From ESG AI to CSRD and EU Taxonomy

There is a significant shift in the global financial landscape.  CSRD and the EU Taxonomy redefine how we measure and invest in sustainability.

Sustainable finance 

Regulation 

EU taxonomy 

A hand holding a light bulb that is made out of leaves that are floating in the wind.

2024/01/31

The EU Taxonomy and the role of AI

AI accelerates the adoption of EU Taxonomy standards and is crucial for building a sustainable financial system.

Sustainable finance 

Regulation 

EU taxonomy 

Raphael Steil, co-founder of getquin.

2024/01/30

Favorite Spots in Berlin

Raphael Steil (getquin) on financial education, networking, and the open-minded culture in Berlin.

Berlin 

Tech Ecosystem 

Visual of a robot

2024/01/22

AI in Fintech Compliance: The New Frontier

Facing compliance costs of $206.1 billion, financial companies are turning to Artificial Intelligence (AI) for solutions.

AI 

Compliance 

Visual with the letter V on the left and text saying V as in VC

2023/12/07

Our FIBE Alphabet

V as in VC

Messe Berlin 

Fintech Festival 

Lisa and Caro walking up the stairs in the entrance hall of the CityCube

2023/12/05

Introducing the CityCube

Some referred to it as the 'outback,' while others hail it as the prime metropolitan festival location in Berlin: Our CityCube.

Berlin 

Messe Berlin 

Fintech Festival 

Image with silver coins that have different logos of Crypto currencies on them

2023/12/04

The Impact of MiCA on the Crypto Industry

MiCA stands as a pivotal regulatory framework aimed at unifying and strengthening the European crypto market

Crypto 

MiCa 

Kerstin Schneider, co-founder and CFO of UnitPlus

2023/12/04

Favorite Spots in Berlin

Kerstin Schneider (UnitPlus) on the complexity of the fintech sector, advantages over traditional banks, and the interconnectedness of the fintech community.

Startups 

Berlin 

Startup Hub 

Tech Ecosystem 

Visual with the letter Q which stands for Q&A in the FIBE Alphabet

2023/10/31

Our FIBE Alphabet

Q as in Q&A

Messe Berlin 

Fintech Festival 

Graphic showing the amount of unicorn startups in different European cities

2023/10/25

N26 meets FIBE: A unicorn tale

Berlin is a prominent tech hub, and the FIBE team visited Berlin’s first fintech unicorn, N26, for deeper insights

Europe 

Fintech 

Unicorns 

Christian Grobe, co-founder and managing director of Billie, enjoys the outskirts of the Kaulsdorfer Seen and the Volksbühne.

2023/10/25

Favorite Spots in Berlin

Christian Grobe on Berlin and the impact of Buy Now, Pay later

Berlin 

Tech Ecosystem 

A robot in thinking pose to visualize artificial intelligence

2023/10/24

GenAI's Finance Impact: Risk Management to Cybersecurity

The adoption of machine learning and artificial intelligence in finance has accelerated with the rise of GenAI

Cybrsecurity 

AI 

Visual with the letter C on the left and text saying 'as in COMMUNITY EVENT' as well as the logo of FIBE Berlin 2024

2023/10/18

Our FIBE Alphabet

C as in Community Event

Messe Berlin 

Fintech Festival 

Nils Feigenwinter, CEO of Bling, is quotes saying that he loves the cozy, familiale ambiance of Prenzlauer Berg.

2023/10/16

Favorite Spots in Berlin

Nils Feigenwinter (Bling) on financial education and the open-minded culture in Berlin

Berlin 

Tech Ecosystem 

Visual with the letter S on the left-hand side and text saying 'as in SPEAKER' as well as the logo of FIBE Berlin 2024.

2023/10/16

Our FIBE Alphabet

S as in Speaker

Berlin 

Speaker 

Messe Berlin 

Visual with letter L on the left-hand side,text saying 'as in Location' and the FIBE Berlin 2024 logo on the upper right corner

2023/09/24

Our FIBE Alphabet

L as in Location

Berlin 

Messe Berlin 

image of different crypto currencies in Europe and around the world

2023/09/13

The importance of crypto for Europe

The European crypto landscape could open a new frontier for new financial markets.

Europe 

Crypto 

MiCa 

Andreas Gruber (DKB) in an Interview on sustainability, digitization and Berlin

2023/09/13

Favorite Spots in Berlin

Andreas Gruber (DKB) on sustainability, digitization and Berlin

Berlin 

Tech Ecosystem 

Visual with the letter M on the left-hand side and text saying 'as in Messe Berlin' as well as the logo of FIBE Berlin 2024

2023/09/12

Our FIBE Alphabet

M as in Messe Berlin

Berlin 

Fintech Festival 

Mirian Breuer giving an interview on the 'core Berlin vibe' at FIBE Berlin

2023/08/16

Mirian Breuer on the 'core Berlin vibe'

Mirian Breuer (Klarna) is passionate about politics and plays a crucial role in advancing digital finance on a European level.

Berlin 

Tech Ecosystem 

Government Relations 

The fintech industry is confronting growing threats of fraud attacks globally. AI technologies can help with fraud detection.

2023/08/16

AI in Finance: Technologies for fraud detection

The fintech industry is confronting growing threats of fraud attacks globally. AI technologies can help with fraud detection.

AI 

Fraud Detection 

 Nicola Breyer on Berlin, her role in fintech, and how the industry has evolved over the past years.

2023/08/16

Favorite spots in Berlin

Nicola Breyer on Berlin, her role in fintech, and how the industry has evolved over the past years.

Berlin 

Tech Ecosystem 

Franziska Giffey gives an interview on her thoughts about fintech and the fintech festival FIBE

2023/08/03

Berlin is the place for fintech

Berlin - the place to be for fintech. Our debut with Franziska Giffey (Mayor & Senator) expressing full support for FIBE.

Berlin 

Startup Hub 

Visual with the letter F on the left-hand side and text saying 'as in FIBE' as well as the logo of FIBE Berlin 2024.

2023/08/01

Our FIBE Alphabet

F as in FIBE

Berlin 

Fintech Festival 

Visual with the letter I on the left-hand side and text saying 'as in INTERNATIONAL' as well as the logo of FIBE Berlin 2024.

2023/08/01

Our FIBE Alphabet

I as in International

Europe 

International 

Visual with the letter B on the left-hand side and text saying 'as in BERLIN' as well as the logo of FIBE Berlin 2024.

2023/08/01

Our FIBE Alphabet

B as in Berlin

Startups 

Berlin 

Visual with the letter E on the left-hand side and text saying 'as in EXHIBITION PLAYGROUND' and the logo of FIBE Berlin 2024.

2023/08/01

Our FIBE Alphabet

E as in Exhibition Playground

Fintech Festival 

Daria Suvorova, Founder & Host of the Women Authors of Achievement Podcast & Global Consumer Communications Manager at Klarna

2023/07/20

Favorite spots in Berlin

Daria Suvorova (WAA Podcast & Klarna) on her role in fintech and her favorite spot in Berlin.

Berlin 

Startup Hub