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Connecting Berlin FinTech to the US Market

We help Berlin-based Fin & Tech companies to enter and grow their businesses in the US market.


Our Vision

Advance Berlin as the leading European Fintech & Tech Hub by supporting and catalyzing the next era of technology-led corporate and startup innovators to scale their business in the USA.

Enter our transatlantic network, and get the support to accelerate your business in the world’s leading Fintech ecosystem.


Berlin is the Leading
fintech hub in the EU


In Berlin, Six out of seven german FINtech unicorns were foundeD


USA is leading in Fintech Investments & 2,222 DEALS (KPMG, 2022)


USA: highest number of fintech unicorns (CB Insights, 2022)

We provide the support you need to navigate the US landscape.


Get essential information about go-to-market and scaling in the USA


Gain fresh ideas and make your product US-market-ready


Engage with accomplished entrepreneurs on best practices for US expansion


Interact with US investors and build relationships with potential partners


Join our networking events in New York City, Atlanta, Miami, San Francisco, and Berlin

About Us

Fin-Tech Leaders is a network of the Berlin Finance Initiative, USA supported by Berlin Business Office, USA and funded by the Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). This project was funded as part of the Union's response to the Covid 19 pandemic.

We are committed to facilitating the introduction of Berlin Fin & Tech Startups into the US market. By creating a network for Fin & Tech executives and leaders, our activities aim to enable business cooperation and internationalization between Berlin and US companies and increase the attractiveness of Berlin’s Fin & Tech startup ecosystem in the US.


fin-tech leaders in New York City

Fin-Tech Leaders Network Activities

Gain access to essential go-to-market information and events, meet with industry leaders, and network with fellow entrepreneurs and US investors in Atlanta, Miami, San Francisco, and New York City.

Event Highlights: 'Made in Berlin' meets Atlanta

Join Our Events

berlin / USA

Fin-Tech Leaders - "Made in Berlin" meets USA (One Year Celebration)

June 22, 2023
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM CEST

@ Alice Rooftop, Berlin

US Fintech & Go-To-Market Insights

Fintech Panel US <> Berlin & Pitches

San Francisco

"Made in Berlin" meets San Francisco/ Bay Area

April 20, 2023
4:30 PM – 8:30 PM PT

@ Plug and Play Tech Center, Silicon Valley

Join us for a game-changing event connecting Berlin Fintechs with top financial and tech firms, investors, and partners in the heart of the Bay Area. Don't miss this opportunity to network and grow your business overseas.

Berlin / Miami

"Made in Berlin" meets Miami (Berlin Edition)

March 23, 2023
4:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT

@ Spielfeld Digital Hub, Berlin

Join us for an in-depth exploration of the Web3 and DeFi landscapes in Berlin and Miami. Learn about the latest developments and engage in discussions with industry experts, partners from Miami and Berlin Fintechs.


"Made in Berlin" meets Miami

December 15, 2022
3:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT

@ Solana Embassy, Miami

Gain exclusive insights into the Berlin & Miami DeFi ecosystems, meet Web 3.0 experts, and exchange ideas with key players.

New York City

Fin-Tech Leaders Conference, NYC

November 1, 2022
3:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

@ Deutsche Bank Center 1 Columbus Circle

Get exclusive insights into the German & US FinTech scene, meet leading Berlin FinTech startups and learn about US expansion best practices.


"Made in Berlin" meets Atlanta (Lunch Edition)

October 28, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM EDT

@ Metro Atlanta Chamber

Meet leading Berlin FinTech startups and gain insights into the Berlin/Atlanta FinTech ecosystems.

berlin / atlanta

´´Made in Berlin`` meets Atlanta, GA

Wed, July 6, 2022
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM CEST

Studio 14 @RBB
Masurenallee 20, 14057 Berlin

Pitch Sessions

Snacks, Drinks & Live Music



BFI Exclusive Finance & Tech BBQ

Thu, June 30, 2022
6:00 PM CEST

Rooftop of RIDE on Watergate House
Falckensteinstraße 49, 10997 Berlin

BBQ & Drinks


No Agenda

Are you ready for the US?

Be a part of the first transatlantic network for Berlin’s Fin & Tech ecosystem to get support in market readiness and market entry possibilities.

Achim oelgarth

Initiator Berlin Finance Initiative

"Excellence in finance and tech is more important than ever. Our BFI Fin-Tech Leaders network is the direct link between EU and US markets."


Head of Berlin Finance Initiative, USA

"The US finance & tech sectors are competitive, but opportunities are plentiful. You can build strong relationships and grow beyond Europe with the right people and products. Our network can help facilitate that!"

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