CEO and Founder, Pile Capital
Jessica Holzbach is a serial fintech entrepreneur and CEO of Pile Capital, a Crypto-as-a-service company giving access to blockchain and Defi products for startups and neobanks, that raised 2.8m in a pre-seed venture capital round. Previously she co-founded Penta and served as its Chief Customer Officer on the Management Team for over 4.5 years since its inception to scale with over 30.000 customers, +150 employees, and more than a 70million in venture funding collected. Penta had one of the most successful German exits to its french competitor in 2021. She started her career by studying General Management before completing her Master in Finance. Jessica worked as a digital strategy consultant for banks and insurance companies. She founded her first company in 2016 and was honored by Forbes on the “30 under 30” list, Capital on “Top 40 under 40” and won the German Startup Award of 2021. Next to her company, she is advising fintechs, a seasoned speaker at startup and finance events, and Angel Investor in early-stage companies and funds.
Panel I - Crypto, DeFi & Tokenization
What does the Future hold for the Financial Industry?