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Maria Pennanen

Accelerator Frankfurt




Maria is ranked #1 top fintech influencer in the DACH region and also among the top 50 most influential women in startups in Europe. She is an investor and
former CEO of Santiment Deutschland GmbH; a data insights provider for crypto markets. She is also co-founder of Accelerator Frankfurt, a go-to-market program for B2B startups. Maria has 20 years of in-depth experience in B2B sales and marketing within Europe and Asia where she developed a passion for learning and profitable growth. She is a qualified executive coach educated in INSEAD. She is involved in numerous German, Finnish and Israeli start-ups and invests in SAAS and Fintech startups. Lately, Maria has been focusing on the fintech and blockchain industry and is a sought after speaker at global events such as Consensus (New York), ECB (Frankfurt) Conference, HongKong Fintech week and Fintech Junction (TelAviv).