Entries by Anna-Maria Brühne

Oliver Wyman study on the effects of the corona pandemic

Source: www.oliverwymanforum.com “The coronavirus pandemic strikes at some of the central features of urban living. The disease has taken a heavy toll on major cities like New York City, Madrid, and Sao Paulo, and efforts to stop its spread with lockdowns and social distancing raise questions about the density of human activity and interaction that […]

Frankfurt Christmas Market

Regional specialities and a festive sea of lights: The Frankfurt Christmas Market attracts visitors from around the globe The Frankfurt Christmas market has a long tradition and is one of the oldest Christmas markets in Germany. Up to the year 1393 it can be proven that markets took place in Frankfurt on Christmas. The traditional […]

The Frankfurt Job: Uncover the true Soul of the Rhine-Main Area

The Frankfurt Job – Companies and banks based in FrankfurtRhineMain have long appreciated the region’s numerous locational advantages: Short distances, excellent transport and a pronounced internationality. Outside the region, however, it is often not known that, in addition to its undisputed economic strength, it is also an excellent place to live. For this reason, BBC […]

Frankfurt Finance Summit 2019: Navigating in Uncertain Waters

Since 2011, the Frankfurt Finance Summit has been held annually in the Financial Centre Frankfurt. Under this year’s motto Navigating in Uncertain Waters, more than 200 high-calibre personalities from the domestic and international financial world came together on 18 June 2019 to discuss the topics: Financial Centre Germany: Strategies for Succeeding in Rough Times Artificial […]

FinTechGermany Award “Golden Garage” honours outstanding FinTech companies in the Financial Centre Frankfurt

With the leading investor award for start-ups, the Financial Centre Frankfurt honours outstanding FinTech companies in six different categories. The jury’s vote went to AUTHADA GmbH in the Seed/Early Stage category and to Barzahlen – Cash Payment Solutions GmbH in the Late Stage Category, while solarisBank AG received the prize for the best FinTech in […]

Interview with Andreas Lukic about the 2019 FinTechGermany Award

In an interview with Frankfurt Main Finance, Andreas Lukic, CEO of ValueNet-Capital-Partners GmbH and jury coordinator of the FinTechGermany Award (FTGA), explains how the award has evolved in recent years and why the “Golden Garage” should be awarded monthly. What inspired you to establish the FinTechGermany Awards as an annual event? In the ’90s and […]

The FintechGermany Award is the ideal platform for knowledge sharing

Interview with Philipp Sandner on the FinTechGermany Award 2019 “Regulation is probably still one of the biggest challenges for young FinTechs in Germany,” says Philipp Sandner, Head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center. In a Frankfurt Main Finance interview, he discusses how the FinTechGermany Award can support young FinTechs to overcome regulatory challenges. What is […]

Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence will gain in importance

In our interview Christopher Schmitz, Partner and FinTech specialist at Ernst & Young (EY), evaluates the characteristics of the Rhine-Main FinTech ecosystem and explains why, in the near future, we can expect to see even closer cooperation between emerging FinTechs and established companies like banks, insurers and asset managers. The investment volume in FinTech start-ups, […]