Learn what drives Christina Kehl, what lessons she has learned and how she looks back at her time at KNIP, one of Europe’s biggest Fintech startup success stories. Find out how she leverages her entrepreneurial experience, vast network and Fintech knowledge at Swiss Finance Startups to help shape the Swiss regulatory framework for Fintech startups to help position Switzerland as a global Fintech Hub and to attract foreign startups and investors to Switzerland by creating a startup friendly ecosystem in Switzerland.
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Christine Kehl, CEO of Swiss Fintech Association “SWISS FINANCE STARTUPS” and Co-founder of Mobile Insurance Broker KNIP
Christine Kehl came to fame/ is best known in the local startup scene as one of the founders of popular FinTech/InsurTech Startup KNIP, the first mobile insurance broker, which she co-founded with Dennis Just in 2013 in Zürich. Upon closing a 15 Mio investment round and the introduction of a C Level structure, Christina withdrew from KNIP’s board of directors and its executive management team to focus on her activities as a Fintech Evangelist, and left Knip all together in May 2016 to fully focus on her work as a Fintech lobbyist.
Christina studied law in Wuerzburg, Helsinki and Oxford and already showed an entrepreneurial mindset early on when she was still at school and university. At the age of 19, Christina established her first company, a consulting business focusing on education, which she sold 5 years later.
Prior to relocating to Zurich in 2013, Christina has helped build startups in London and Berlin.