Marko Wenthin is board member of solarisBank, a banking platform for digital business. Previously Marko was the Managing Director of Deutsche Handelsbank specializing in lending to internet companies and providing payment solutions to both on and offline businesses. Marko was also the CEO and founder of GroupPlatina GmbH where he created Sofort Bank, the banking sister of sofortueberweisung.de – Germany’s largest e-commerce payment provider. Prior to this, Marko was the COO and a board member of Deutsche Bank PBC S.A ,Poland, and worked for Deutsche Bank in Argentina.
- 23 Thursday 10:30 – 11:00 Session I Neobanks
Empowering new financial players with banking as a platform
– How the platformification of banking will increase the number of banking players by bringing tech companies but also telco companies and retailers into the financial sphere.
– The advantages for end customers with the increase of modern banking players relying on banking as a platform structures of partners like solarisBank.
– The shift in banking and fintech towards further cooperation and the creation of financial ecosystems.
SolarisBank is a tech company with a German banking license. The company has built an API-accessible banking platform for the needs of the digital economy. The solarisBank platform enables digital companies to create custom solutions for their unique financial needs. Besides Germany, solarisBank currently operates in the Netherlands, Austria, United Kingdom, Belgium and Greece. The Berlin based company was founded 2016 and is led by Marko Wenthin and Andreas Bittner.