Solaris Bank Roland Folz


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t: @solarisBank

CEO :   Roland Folz

Founders: Roland Folz, Andreas Bittner, Marko Wenthin

Founded: 2016

Sectors: Banking

Total funding: €95.1M

Latest funding: €56M Series B March 2018

Lead Investors: Arvato, SBI Group

HQ:  Berlin, Germany

A Tech company with a German banking license, solarisBank has built an API-accessible banking platform which enables digital companies to offer their own financial solutions. Partners can access the solarisBank modules in the field of e-money, instant credit and digital banking as well as services from third-party providers integrated on the platform via API. In March, The Berlin-based start-up raised €26.3 million (£22.9 million) to expand its banking platform to Asia and named a former Deutsche Bank exec as its new CEO. solarisBank has 16 customers live on its platform, a team of 80 and and currently operates across six countries in Europe.