finleap connect provides the full value chain of digital financial services

finleap connect addresses the fragmented open banking landscape with a “full-stack” platform. It enables partners to access financial transactions, enrich the transactions with data & analytics tools, and ultimately deliver seamless digitized financial services to customers. finleap connect has the unique ability to tap into category leaders founded in the finleap ecosystem, including Solarisbank, ELEMENT and Elinvar, driving additional value to partners.

finleap connect is part of Europe’s leading fintech ecosystem, a group with 1,300 employees from over 80 countries.

The finleap ecosystem
finleap connect team

The best fintech minds – across Europe

finleap connect is a regulated payment institution under the Payment Services Supervision Act (Zahlungsdiensteaufsichtsgesetz – ZAG) based in Berlin, Frankfurt and Hamburg with international market teams in Milan, Madrid and Paris. The diverse team consists of over 160 fintech enthusiasts from 35 different countries – working across six offices. Driven by an innovative mindset in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, we explore technologies and business opportunities in the financial services sector.

We are looking for more team members. Visit our career page for information about all job openings.

Management team


Frank Kebsch


Frank Kebsch joined technology and software provider finleap connect in January 2020 as CEO and Managing Director. Frank is part of the finleap connect management team. At connect, he is responsible for over 200 employees across Berlin, Hamburg, Milan, Paris and Madrid.

Dr. Lea Siering


Dr. Lea Siering is a regulatory expert, overseeing finleap connect’s compliance, information security, legal & public affairs functions as Chief Risk Officer. In her role, she is responsible for further strengthening confidence in product quality and the security of finleap connect products.

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Patrick Dittmer


Patrick Dittmer is Chief Financial Officer at finleap connect, where he oversees the accounting and controlling areas. Prior to joining finleap connect, Patrick was CFO / Managing Director at infinitec solutions, Managing Director at SOFORT GmbH and Managing Director at BillPay GmbH.

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Andreas Reuß


As Chief Commercial Officer, Andreas Reuß oversees all commercial activities at finleap connect, including the business development, sales, key account management, customer service and marketing teams. Andreas brings with him many years of experience in management and business consulting at KPMG & Deloitte.


Empre Impraimoglu

GM Financial Transactions & Insights

Empre Impraimoglu is General Manager: Financial Transactions & Insights at finleap connect, where he is responsible for the Open Banking and Financial Transactions Business Units. Prior to joining finleap connect, Empre held several senior roles at Redknee, Nokia and Siemens.

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Uwe Sandner

GM Corporate Solutions &
White Label Products

Uwe Sandner is General Manager: Corporate Solutions & White Label Products, where he oversees the Digital Bank and SwitchKit Business Units. Prior to joining finleap connect, Uwe founded several startups and held management roles at McKinsey, movinga and Ströer.

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Ignacio Garcia

GM Spain

Ignacio Garcia is General Manager Spain at finleap connect. Prior to joining finleap connect, Ignacio was Chief Digital Officer at Zurich Santander Insurance America, and held several senior roles at BBVA, Holvi and iZettle.

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Marco Berini

GM Italy

Marco Berini is General Manager Italy at finleap connect, and oversees the team at finleap connect Milan. Prior to joining finleap connect, Marco was with UniCredit for over 14 years, within several managerial roles.

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Nicolas Montes-Edwards

GM France

Nicolas Montes-Edwards is General Manager France at finleap connect. Prior to joining finleap connect, was GM France at Raisin, and held senior roles at ODDO BHF and Natwest Markets Plc.

Ramin Niroumand

Founder & CEO of finleap

Ramin Niroumand is Founder & CEO of finleap, Europe’s leading fintech ecosystem. Since 2014, finleap has founded over 18 companies, including finleap connect. Prior to founding finleap, Ramin was Senior Consultant at Deloitte and Innovation Manager at DKB.