Finleap Tackles the French Market and Announces the Recruitment of its Managing Director

Finleap Tackles the French Market and Announces the Recruitment of its Managing Director
12.07.2019 12:39 pm

Finleap Tackles the French Market and Announces the Recruitment of its Managing Director

Management , Banking , Financial

Finleap, the largest fintech ecosystem in Europe, supported by leading investors such as Ping An (via its "Voyageur Fund"), continues its international expansion and launches its activities in France . Nicolas Montes-Edwards will head Finleap France, based in Paris. This announcement is a logical continuation of the company's European development.

Ramin Niroumand, founder and CEO of Finleap, underlines the full potential of the French market: "We are accelerating the expansion of our fintech platform based on a SaaS revenue model." Finleap France will offer its technological, financial and SaaS solutions to local partners. The goal is to develop new business models with these partners. In addition, the company will support the commercial development of the companies in its portfolio. Since its creation 5 years ago, Finleap has established 16 fintech and insurtech companies, such as solarisBank, a white label banking platform with a banking license and supported by BBVA and Visa, and Elinvar, a digital platform for business managers. 'assets and private banks backed by Goldman Sachs. Perseus, an insurtech present on the cyber security segment, will launch on this occasion on the French market. "France is a very exciting market that offers great development potential for companies in the Finleap ecosystem," says Nicolas Montes-Edwards.

Nicolas Montes-Edwards is an experienced leader in the fintech sector. He has a great deal of industry knowledge after working for 15 years in investment banking. Before joining Finleap, Nicolas Montes-Edwards headed the French activities of the Berlin fintech Raisin, savings marketplace. His international experience and understanding of the financial sector will support the expansion of Finleap.

Finleap announced, earlier this year, its development in Spain and the recruitment of Ignacio Garcia as Spain-based General Manager Spain. Before Paris and Madrid, in 2017 Finleap opened its first international office in Milan, Italy. Currently, Finleap and its portfolio companies are active in 15 countries.


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