Maria Pennanen 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. She is a qualified executive coach educated in INSEAD and is involved in numerous German, Finnish and Israeli start-ups. She has lately been focusing on fintech and blockchain.