FinTechs – New Energy for the Finance Sector

Financial services technology companies, known as FinTechs, are making moves and currently the latest trend in the finance sector. Across the globe, start-ups are setting out with the goal to digitalise the finance industry, making it more efficient and customer oriented.

The Frankfurt Financial Centre offers young FinTechs attractive working and living conditions. The proximity to the established banks is also advantageous for these young start-ups. Additionally, the City of Frankfurt and the State of Hesse are very engaged in promoting Frankfurt’s FinTech scene.

Innovation Map

Our map shows which companies and institutions have already recognized the great potential of the Rhine-Main region and settled here.


Independent studies from renowned consulting firms illustrate the advantages of the Rhine-Main-Neckar for young FinTechs.


FinTech is a community: local events of all sizes offer young FinTech startups the chance to present themselves, network and to join forces with their peers.

Recent Articles

Frankfurt Finance Summit 2016: Challenges of Digitalization

The countdown is running! The 6th Frankfurt Finance Summit takes place on May 12th, 2016 under the motto On the Move – the Future of Finance. In advance of this extraordinary conference, a short look at some of the topics with three of our renowned speakers. Dr. Lutz R. Raettig, Chairman of the Executive Committee, […]

Frankfurt Finance Summit: Digitalization in Focus

The second panel at the Frankfurt Finance Summit On the Move on May 12, 2016 covers the theme Digitalization – The Dawning of FinTechs. Topics include: FinTech: a regulative legal black hole? Where can newcomers seriously threaten the big players? Do the FinTechs want to cooperate with or attack the banks? How does the digital […]

Frankfurt Finance Summit: On the Move

The 6th Frankfurt Finance Summit will take place on May 12, 2016. This year’s theme is On the Move – the Future of Finance and renowned experts will be on location to deliver Keynotes and participate in moderated panel discussions. Amongst those attending are German Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble and Günther Oettinger, the EU […]

FinTech Meetup sets Focus on InsurTech

Excitement around the topic FinTech has taken hold in the Rhine-Main-Neckar Region. This is evidenced not only in the number of emerging companies, but also by the dozens of FinTech events. The range and selection of events are especially diverse in Frankfurt. On March 9th, FinTech FFM organized a MeetUp at Frankfurt’s Goethe University. The […]

Frankfurt goes Digital: 22% growth in FinTechs in 2015

Rhein-Main-Neckar is Germany’s most dynamic FinTech Region The FinTech scene continues to gain momentum with entrepreneurs. In 2015, 1.2 billion euros were invested in FinTech companies in Germany where 250 FinTech companies already employ over 13,000 people. Germany has the second largest concentration of FinTechs in Europe and the fourth largest in the world. Leading […]

Korean FinTechs Visit the Financial Centre Frankfurt

To help mark the 25th anniversary of Germany’s reunification, a 14-member South Korean delegation headed by Congressman Kim Jeong Hoon (pictured with Angela Merkel during the reception) visited the financial centre, Frankfurt. The delegation included leading FinTech companies like YAP Global, Finotek, Yello Finance Group and Datastreams corp. Frankfurt Main Finance organised an exchange at […]

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Rhein-Main-Neckar is Germany’s Most Dynamic FinTech Region

In 2015 1.2 billion euros were invested in German FinTech companies 250 FinTech companies employ about 13,000 people in Germany Germany is the second largest FinTech location in Europe – behind Great Britain and the fourth largest in the world Berlin and the Rhine-Main-Neckar Region are the leading locations in Germany Number of FinTechs in […]