Paris Fintech Forum Communities


Stefan Klestil






Stefan is Partner at Speedinvest, an early-stage tech fund with offices in Vienna, San Francisco and Munich. At Speedinvest, he is responsible for FinTech investments across EMEA and takes a very hands-on approach to support founders on business and product strategy, busdev and corpdev. Speedinvest is seeking to support the best teams in Europe to create the next generation of financial services unicorns. Looking intensively at new models in factoring and lending, risk underwriting, banking and payment infrastructure, security, cryptography and blockchain.
Stefan has over 20 years of experience in the international payments and banking technology space as Advisor, Executive, Incubator and Investor. He is board member of Wirecard, Iyzico, payworks and Curve and advisory board member at Number 26, Investly, and Loot. He also supports the founders of FinanceFox (now wefox), One, Billie, Fincompare, Fraugster and Previously he was President Central and Southern Europe at First Data, Partner at Roland Berger, and Principal at A.T. Kearney based in New York and Vienna. He holds Masters Degrees from Columbia University and Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration