Empowering fair and transparent financial services


Our mission is to enable companies through highly innovative financial services to offer their end customers real added value.


Our Vision is a world in which companies use financial data to grow closer together with their customers and in which both sides benefit.


Our purpose is to empower everyone to have access to fair and transparent financial services.

finleap connect is the leading independent European Open-Banking Platform that, through its “full- stack” platform, enables banks, FinTechs, and other companies to engage mobile-first customers with the next generation of financial services by understanding how customers transact and interact.

finleap connect is a regulated payment institution under the Payment Services Supervision Act (Zahlungsdiensteaufsichtsgesetz – ZAG). Through its complete platform, it makes it possible for its clients to compliantly access the financial transactions data of customers, enrich said data with analytics tools, provide digital banking services and deliver high-quality, digital financial services products and services to customers.

Driven by an innovative mindset in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, we explore technologies and business opportunities in the financial services sector. In finleap connect we are passionate, visionary and creative and we constantly strive to build the best solutions for our clients. Feel like becoming a connector? Check out our open positions here.

Our Values

Focus on our customers and market awareness

Accepting and taking responsibility

Encourage quality and foster innovation

Challenging the status quo and remaining ambitious

Promote a culture of continuous improvement

Act with openness and mindfulness

Management team

finleap connect CEO, Nicola Breyer

Nicola Breyer


Nicola Breyer joined finleap connect in August 2022 as CEO, having joined most recently from Open Banking provider OptioPay.

finleap connect CFO, Marco Jostes

Marco Jostes


Marco Jostes is Chief Financial Officer at finleap connect. Prior to joining finleap connect in September 2021, Marco was with Arvato Financial Solutions for almost 20 years in various managerial roles in finance, governance & risk, and compliance.

Katja Hunstock


As Chief Product Officer, Katja Hunstock oversees finleap connect’s product vision definition, product market-fit analysis and product roadmap. Prior to joining finleap connect in 2019, she held several leadership roles at GetYourGuide and Delivery Hero.

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Ignacio Garcia


Ignacio Garcia is Chief Operating Officer 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.

Uwe Sandner, finleap connect

Uwe Sandner


Uwe Sandner is Chief Technology Officer at finleap connect. Prior to joining finleap connect, Uwe founded several startups and held management roles at McKinsey, movinga and Ströer.