Startup Cup for Fintechs

Season 2021/2022

Season 2021/2022 (FinTech)

EVENT + RESULTS

The Event (Videoconference):

Date & Time: 24.09.21 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Moderation: Dr. Gerd Große
Registration: Via Eventbrite.

The Competition:

Presentation of the following four startups ...

Nect GmbH

rubarb GmbH

Hawk AI GmbH

payactive GmbH

... with in-depth Q&A carried out by excellent experts after each pitch and an "Audience Voting" at the end for determining the two startups which will move to the semifinals.

The Jury:

Astrid Freier, Head of Fintech, PPI AG
Dr. Edeltraud Leibrock, Managing Partner, Group Vice President Financial Services DACH, Publicis Sapient
Ellen Kuder, Vice President DACH AfterPay, Arvato Financial Services GmbH
Robert Kusber, Product Owner/Team Lead Cards & Payments, Deutsche Kreditbank AG
Jürgen Stahl, GFFT e.V.

The Results:

Jury-Voting:

  1. Nect GmbH: 46% (qualified for semifinals)
  2. rubarb GmbH: 21%
  3. Hawk AI GmbH: 17%
  4. payactive GmbH: 16%

Audience-Voting:

  1. rubarb GmbH: 43% (qualified for semifinals)
  2. Nect GmbH: 31%
  3. Hawk AI GmbH: 24%
  4. payactive GmbH: 14%

GFFT-Wildcard: -

EVENT + RESULTS

The Event (Videoconference):

Date & Time: 10.12.21 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Moderation: Dr. Gerd Große
Registration: Via Eventbrite.

The Competition:

Presentation of the following four startups ...

UnitedCrowd GmbH

AXOVISION GmbH

Skytale GmbH

Tresio GmbH

... with in-depth Q&A carried out by excellent experts after each pitch and an "Audience Voting" at the end for determining the two startups which will move to the semifinals.

The Jury:

Astrid Freier, Head of Fintech, PPI AG
Martin Hoff, Global Strategy, Marketing & Distribution, Allianz SE
Ellen Kuder, Vice President DACH AfterPay Germany, Arvato Payment Solutions GmbH
Dr. Edeltraud Leibrock, Managing Partner, Group Vice President Financial Services DACH, Publicis Sapient
Dr. Andreas Josef Wagner, Senior Vice President, Leiter Geschäftsbereich Sonderfinanzierungen, HypoVereinsbank – UniCredit

The Results:

Jury-Voting:

  1. Tresio GmbH: 46% (qualified for semifinals)
  2. Skytale GmbH: 23%
  3. AXOVISION GmbH: 19%
  4. UnitedCrowd GmbH: 13%

Audience-Voting:

  1. UnitedCrowd GmbH: 27% (qualified for semifinals)
  2. AXOVISION GmbH: 14%
  3. Tresio GmbH: 9%
  4. Skytale GmbH: 5%

GFFT-Wildcard:

-

The Event (Videoconference):

Date & Time: 28.01.22 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Moderation: Dr. Gerd Große
Registration: Via Eventbrite.

The Competition:

Presentation of the following four startups ...

COMECO GmbH & Co. KG, TEO

e-bot7 GmbH

Aisot Technologies AG

Adamant Lane AG

... with in-depth Q&A carried out by excellent experts after each pitch and an "Audience Voting" at the end for determining the two startups which will move to the semifinals.

The Jury:

Astrid Freier, Head of Fintech, PPI AG
Ellen Kuder, Vice President DACH AfterPay Germany, Arvato Payment Solutions GmbH
Dr. Edeltraud Leibrock, Managing Partner, Group Vice President Financial Services DACH, Publicis Sapient
Dr. Stefan Scharnowski, Assistenzprofessor am Lehr­stuhl für ABWL und Finanzierung, Universität Mannheim
Jan Stechele, CPO, creditshelf Aktiengesellschaft
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The Event (Videoconference):

Date & Time: 25.02.22 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Moderation: Dr. Gerd Große
Registration: Via Eventbrite.

The Competition:

Presentation of the following four startups ...

Penzilla GmbH

cinvio BV

Relai AG

4cash / 4bridges GmbH

... with in-depth Q&A carried out by excellent experts after each pitch and an "Audience Voting" at the end for determining the two startups which will move to the semifinals.

The Jury:

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bott, Fachbereich Betriebswirtschaft, Hochschule Kaiserslautern,
Astrid Freier, Head of Fintech, PPI AG
Ellen Kuder, Vice President DACH AfterPay Germany, Arvato Payment Solutions GmbH
Dr. Edeltraud Leibrock, Managing Partner, Group Vice President Financial Services DACH, Publicis Sapient
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The Event (Videoconference):

Date & Time: 1.04.22 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Moderation: Dr. Gerd Große
Registration: Via Eventbrite.

The Competition:

Presentation of the following four startups ...

rubarb GmbH

Tresio GmbH

TBA

TBA

... with in-depth Q&A carried out by excellent experts after each pitch and an "Audience Voting" at the end for determining the two startups which will move to the finals.

The Jury:

Prof. Dr. Andreas Dietrich, Institutsleiter, Institut für Finanzdienstleistungen Zug IFZ, Hochschule Luzern
Christian Machts, Geschäftsführer, Head of Innovation Strategy and Fintech Europe, Fidelity International
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The Event (Videoconference):

Date & Time: 29.04.22 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Registration: Via Eventbrite.

The Competition:

Presentation of the following four startups ...

Nect GmbH

UnitedCrowd GmbH

TBA

TBA

... with in-depth Q&A carried out by excellent experts after each pitch and an "Audience Voting" at the end for determining the two startups which will move to the finals.

The Jury:

Christian Machts, Geschäftsführer, Head of Innovation Strategy and Fintech Europe, Fidelity International
Dr. Olaf Zeitnitz, Geschäftsführer, VisualVest GmbH, Union Investment Gruppe
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The Event (Live in München):

Date & Time: TBA
Moderation: Dr. Gerd Große
Registration: Via Eventbrite.

The Competition:

Presentation of the following four startups ...

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

... with in-depth Q&A carried out by excellent experts after each pitch and an "Audience Voting" at the end for determining the winner of the competition.

The Jury:

TBA

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bott
Hochschule Kaiserslautern, Fachbereich Betriebswirtschaft
Prof. Dr. Andreas Dietrich
Institutsleiter, Institut für Finanzdienstleistungen Zug IFZ Hochschule Luzern
Astrid Freier
Head of Fintech
PPI AG
Martin Hoff
Global Strategy, Marketing & Distribution
Allianz SE
Ellen Kuder
Vice President DACH AfterPay
Arvato Financial Services GmbH
Robert Kusber
Product Owner/Team Lead Cards & Payments
Deutsche Kreditbank AG
Dr. Edeltraud Leibrock
Managing Partner, Group Vice President Financial Services DACH
Publicis Sapient
Christian Machts
Geschäftsführer, Head of Innovation Strategy and Fintech Europe
Fidelity International
Dr. Stefan Scharnowski
Assistenzprofessor am Lehr­stuhl für ABWL und Finanzierung
Universität Mannheim
Jürgen Stahl
GFFT e.V.
Jan Stechele,
CPO
creditshelf Aktiengesellschaft
Dr. Andreas Josef Wagner
Senior Vice President, Leiter Geschäftsbereich Sonderfinanzierungen
HypoVereinsbank – UniCredit
Dr. Olaf Zeitnitz
Geschäftsführer
VisualVest GmbH
Union Investment Gruppe