Stefan is General Partner at Speedinvest, a pan-European early-stage tech fund with offices in Vienna, Berlin, London, San Francisco and Munich. At Speedinvest, he is responsible for FinTech investments across EMEA and beyond and takes a very hands-on approach to support founders on business and product strategy, busdev and corpdev. Speedinvest is seeking to support the best teams in Europe to create the next generation of financial services unicorns. Speedinvest has been ranked as the most active FinTech investor in Europe by CB Insights and PitchBook. Stefan is regular speaker at Money 2020 in Europe and Asia, Paris FinTech Forum as well as Noah. Stefan has over 20 years of experience in the international payments and banking technology space as Advisor, Executive, Incubator and Investor. He is deputy Chairman of Wirecard, and is member or observer of boards or advisory boards at Iyzico, Curve, payworks, N26, N26 bank, Wefox, Billie, Fincompare and Grandhood. Stefan also supports the founders of Fraugster, Bank Open, Lemonway, Predictus, Koin, Factris and Cyberwrite. Previously he was President Central and Southern Europe at First Data, Partner at Roland Berger, and Principal at A.T. Kearney based in New York and Vienna. He holds Masters Degrees from Columbia University and Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.