The fintech fields offers tremendous opportunity to grow valuable companies. One of the Top 5 fintechs in Europe is run by Georgian Dr. Tamaz Georgadze!
How did Tamaz turn his intellectual skills into a successful company which raised another $114MM and is poised to buy a German bank to gain their next level of expansion?
Tamaz grew up in a family of chess players with two of the Giorgadze family achieving the status of Grandmasters. From this background Tamaz demonstrated his early intellectual talents.
But many brilliant people do not achieve commercial success, and few people in the world have achieved the success he has in growing his company Raisin from nothing to a European fintech powerhouse.
Join us for a discussion with Tamaz about his journey from a childhood in the Soviet Union to becoming a Grandmaster in the startup world.
As they say, every "overnight success" has been a long time in the making. Learn about how his education, his time as a partner with a consulting group and his hard work since 2013 produced one of the most successful fintech startups in Europe.
Tamaz will also share the factors that led them to acquire a German bank!
The event will take place in the Garden Room at Rooms Hotel with the following agenda:
19:00 Networking over wine from Teliani Valley and refreshments from Rooms Hotel
20:00 Fireside chat with Tamaz Giorgadze
21:00 Networking over wine
About Our Speaker
In 2013, Dr. Georgadze founded SavingGlobal GmbH, a company which launched the first global deposit intermediation in Europe and he continues to serve as its Executive Director. Prior to founding this company, Dr. Georgadze had a 10-year career at McKinsey & Company in Berlin, where he served as a Partner from 2009 to 2013. At McKinsey & Company, he conducted engagements with banks in Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Georgia and Vietnam, focusing on strategy, risk identification and management, deposit and investment products, operations and sales. Prior to joining McKinsey & Company, Dr. Georgadze worked as an aide to the President of Georgia in the Foreign Relations Department from 1994 to 1995.
Currently Dr. Giorgadze serves on the supervisory board of the Bank of Georgia.
Dr. Georgadze holds two PhDs, one in Economics from Tbilisi State University and the other in Agricultural Economics from JustusLiebig University Gießen, Germany. Dr Georgadze also studied Law at Justus-Liebig Universität Gießen and graduated with honours.
Tamaz Georgadze, CEO and Founder of Raisin, a company named "Top 10 Hottest Fintechs" globally for 2019. With funding from Index, Ribbit, Goldman Sachs and others Raisin is on a tremendous trajectory for growth both in European and US markets.
As CEO he leads Raisin and takes in particular care of partner bank acquisition, business development, legal and regional expansion efforts. Prior to building and scaling Raisin, Tamaz has spent 10 years with McKinsey & Company, the last 3 years as Principal leading also McKinsey Savings and Investment products Service Line for EMEA countries. He served some of the very largest retail, universal and wholesale banks throughout Europe and in Asia. Tamaz holds a PhD in agricultural economics, graduated with honors in law (both from University of Giessen) and international economics (from Tbilisi State University).
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