NIBC co-invests in FinLeap and empowers fintech ecosystemPress Release -
NIBC is co-investing in FinLeap, a ‘company builder’ specialized in Fintechs. Finleap develops Fintech companies supporting them with strong infrastructure and guiding their growth. Having launched twelve fintech ventures so far, FinLeap is already active in ten European countries. The expertise in developing business models will support NIBC in tailoring its client offering in today’s dynamic financial business environment. In total, FinLeap raised around EUR 39 million from NIBC Bank together with German Insurer SIGNAL IDUNA and SBI Holdings from Japan.
In the past three years, the company builder has established itself as one of Europe’s leading fintech platforms, whose ecosystem brings together the most prominent players of the financial services industry as well as investors and clients. The FinLeap ecosystem, made up of the company builder and its ventures, is opening up to third parties and continues to develop in the B2B2C space.
Paulus de Wilt, CEO of NIBC Bank: “Entrepreneurship and inventiveness are core values in our organization and we are proud of becoming a strategic partner to FinLeap. With its unique ecosystem of FinTech ventures, FinLeap is at the forefront of innovation in the digital age of finance. Its profound expertise in building successful business models in a complex and regulated environment, will help us further tailor our offering to meet the complex and changing needs of our clients. The partnership between NIBC and FinLeap will pave the way towards mutual interesting areas of cooperation, both in Germany and internationally.”
Ramin Niroumand, Co-Founder and CEO at FinLeap: “We are glad to hold the trust of even more institutional investors, among which we can now welcome the renowned NIBC Bank. By having a growing number of partners we are not only gaining more independence but also stability because our partners are renowned banks and insurers. Both effects are valuable components for the development of complex fintech businesses.”