Fidor Partner Day 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016 | London

Fidor Partner Day 2016: Impressions

Our Partner Day took place on the 21st April at Level 39 with a great view over London.
We were happy to welcome guests from Fintecs, banks, press and in general people who are interested in what makes Fidor special.

When all the speakers had finished their presentations and had answered all questions, we had a great time discussing with our guests and listen to their expertise.

Take a look at the images and videos of the event and the slides of our speakers:


Hear from Fidor and other company executives, plus industry-leading customers, partners, and product experts who will show you how to transform your banking business. We’ll also feature customers who use Fidor products to connect to their customers in a whole new way.


09:00 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.

Breakfast / Registration Breakout sessions  
09:30 a.m. - 09:45 a.m. Introduction to Fidor

Sophie Guibaud

European Expansion Fidor Bank AG
09.45 a.m. -10.15 a.m.

No-Stack Banking with Fidor Bank

Florian Moser

Product Development Fidor Bank AG

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Create better banking for a digital world

Matthias Kroener

CEO Fidor Bank

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Coffee/Tea Break  
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Partnership Showcase:

Iwoca and Fidor Bank

Oliver Schmid

Country Manager Germany Iwoca

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Live Demo of the APIs (part 1)

Stefan Weiss

API Development Fidor AG

12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Q&A Session

12:15 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.

Lunch break

1:15 p.m. - 1.45 p.m. The Fidor Bank Story

Sophie Guibaud

European Expansion Fidor Bank AG
01:45 p.m. - 02:15 p.m. Introduction to Finance Bay

Katharina Rausch

Product Management Fidor Bank AG

02:15 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.

Coffee/Tea Break

02:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m. BankTech for FinTechs

Stefan Weiss

API Development Fidor AG

03:00 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.

Fidor Use Cases

Florian Moser

Product Development Fidor Bank AG

03:30 p.m. - 03:45 p.m.

Coffee/Tea Break

03:45 p.m. - 04:15 p.m. Live Demo of the APIs (part 2)

Stefan Weiss

API Development Fidor AG

04:15 p.m. - 04:45 p.m.

API Showcase:

Connecting Currency Cloud and FidorOS

Richard Arundel

VP Client Relationships Currency Cloud

04:45 p.m. - 05:15 p.m. Q&A Session  
05:15 p.m. - 06:30 p.m. Drinks  

Matthias Kröner

Co-Founder, shareholder and CEO I Fidor AG, Fidor Bank AG, Blogger and Bookauthor.

Matthias is a passionate, knowledgeable, internationally highly experienced and many times awarded entrepreneur who started his career in the hospitality business, studied Business Management in Munich and at Cornell University, New York.

As founder and CEO of Fidor AG and Fidor Bank AG he is driver for customer centered banking innovation and products. As a Bookauthor he describes the necessity for people to personally take care of their financial affairs, fighting financial illiteracy. He also is a well received speaker and presenter at international banking-, web- and social media-events.

Sophie Guibaud

European Expansion I Fidor Bank AG

Sophie Guibaud is Vice President of European Expansion at Fidor. She started her career in investment banking in New York before joining a growth capital fund in Paris. Along with investing in startups, she advised them on their development strategy. However, wanting to be more involved in startup operations, she moved to London and was instrumental in launching HelloFresh, a Rocket Internet food subscription-based company. After heading product strategy and commercialisation at Bankable, a payment solutions company, she is now in charge of the European roll-out of Fidor.

Florian Moser

Product Development I Fidor Bank AG

Florian joined Fidor Bank AG 2014, is a customer since 2011and in his role as head of business & product development responsible for Fidor's proprietary products as well as 3rd party products and partnerships. Florian holds a degree in business administration from Augsburg University and a PhD in business information systems on the topic of evaluating fashions in IT. He was part of the Fraunhofer Project Group Business & Information Systems Engineering at Augsburg University where he conducted several research and business projects in the field of IT innovation management and digitalization of (financial) business models.

Stefan Weiss

APIs and App Store Strategy I Fidor AG

Since the early 1990s Stefan Weiß is an Internet entrepreneur and advisor. He studied Information Technology and Innovation Management in Munich and London. After selling his first company, an InternetService Provider, he started platforms like and Recently we worked in the areas of virtual worlds, social games and monetization. Since 2013 he guides strategic topics around payment and banking for Fidor Group companies. At the moment he is responsible for the API and App Store strategy at Fidor AG.

Richard Arundel

VP Client Relationships I Currency Cloud

As VP Client Relationship and Founding Member of Currency Cloud, Richard spends most of his time understanding client behaviours, building key partnerships and driving internal product decisions to ensure they are in line with client strategies. He has over 10 years experience in the Fintech world with a particular focus on FX and Payments.

Katharina Rausch

Katharina joined Fidor in 2014 as part of the company’s business & product development team.
​She is responsible for strategic partnerships and customer-centered 3rd party products. As such, she is building up FinanceBay, Fidor Bank’s AppStore for financial services. Katharina holds a degree in business administration from Stockholm School of Economics and has been working on innovation and change projects for Deutsche Bank among others.

Oliver Schmid

Oliver Schmid is the Country Manager for Germany at iwoca since 2014. He studied his Masters degree in Management, Finance and Strategy at ESCP Europe. Oliver has worked in a variety of companies in the past and has gained significant experience in corporate strategy and consultancy.

Venue  Level 39 London

Level39 is Europe's largest technology accelerator for finance, retail, cyber-security and future cities technology companies​.


Level39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AB.

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