“I strongly believe in Swiss innovation and startups. Our country has a strong track record in entrepreneurship and a world-class reputation in finance. Now it´s time to transform finance into fintech. Switzerland is about to become a leading hub for bespoke fintech services andSwiss Finance Startups is driving this change.”
Christina Kehl co-founded Swiss Finance Startups in 2014 while she was the COO at Knip AG. Knip is the first mobile-based insurance broker worldwide that she had co-founded in Zurich in 2013. With the successful completion of a 15 million USD investment round a the implementation of a broad C suite Christina was able to focus on her dual mandate as Fintech Evangelist at Knip and President at Swiss Finance Startups. As of May 2016 she left Knip to take on the position as Managing Director at Swiss Finance Startups, building up a professional team, leading all lobbying and operational activities. Christina was born in Germany, she studied law in Würzburg, Helsinki and Oxford. She founded her first company at the age of 19 and helped build several startups in Berlin and London before coming to Zurich in 2013.