Timm Schipporeit is Managing Director and Head of Europe at Financial Technology Partners. FT Partners is the only global investment bank exclusively focused on the FinTech sector. Previously Timm was at Index Ventures, Europe’s leading venture and growth capital investor. During his time at Index Ventures Timm led many of their growth investment efforts as well as focusing on FinTech investments and the German speaking region. During his time at Index he led or was involved in FinTech investments such as Bonify, Collibra, Raisin and Revolut. Before his time at Index Ventures Timm spent more than 11 years at Morgan Stanley in London. As an Executive Director in the European Technology Investment Banking Team, Timm was primarily responsible for the coverage of the Internet, FinTech and Software sector. He executed deals well over $50 Bn in transaction value. Key corporate and start up clients included Adyen, Ingenico, Klarna, Misys, Nets, Rocket Internet, SAP, Paysafe, Supercell, Visma, Wirecard, Worldpay, Zalando.
“I am excited to join Istanbul TALKS for great insights into the regional FinTech scene. In the FinTech in particular, frontier markets often are faster at adopting disruptive new technology offerings.”