About us

Founded in 2014, finreach solutions is a Berlin based fintech company on a mission to make the enablement of consumer financial potential as simple and effective as possible.

We enable our partners to realise new business opportunities by providing added value to their products and services. Our partners rely on us to stay agile, deliver faster solutions, and make the most of their IT investment with API-led connectivity. finreach solutions developed the first automated current account switch kit (ASK), allowing banks to increase their share of primary current accounts.

Headquartered in Berlin, our team of 30 is led by CEO Markus Dränert and CPO Taner Akcok; both have profound experience in aspects that relate to entrepreneurship, technology and marketing, making them the perfect match to drive forth finreach solutions in a competitive environment.

Passionate about shaping finance

Our Mission

Enabling our partners to realise new business opportunities by providing added value to their products and services.

Our Vision

To unlock consumer financial potential with one click.

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Management Team


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Markus Dränert
CEO & managing director

Markus has more than 10 years of leadership experience and a strong product management background, especially in the fields of software, cloud services and telecommunication. In his last role as Managing Director for Haufe-Lexware and smartsteuer, he gained broad experience in building and scaling up new business units and SaaS platforms for financial software services. Before that, Markus worked for Deutsche Telekom to grow the IPTV platform Entertain and launched several consumer software product lines. He studied corporate development & business informatics.

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Cornelia Schwertner
CRO & managing director

With a background in commercial law, Cornelia spent years working as a Manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers within its Forensic Services unit. After working as an Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Fraud officer in the financial services industry, she joined the Banking Service Provider and FinTech figo GmbH in 2016, where she drives the implementation of PSD2 from a market perspective and managed the project that brought figo its payment institution licence. Since August 2018, she has been managing figo's regulatory compliance in the role of a Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Since figo joined forces with finreach solutions in 2019, Cornelia rounds out the management of the merged companies as Managing Director and CRO. Besides that, she is also Co-Chair of the European FinTech Alliance (EFA).

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Taner Akcok
CPO & Managing director

Taner has more than 9 years of platform, analytics, machine learning and AI experience. He worked at Microsoft as a Program Manager where he received a number of international success awards. He founded his own company AppAnalytics.io in Silicon Valley which became 2nd Fastest Growing B2B Startup in the world according to Business Insider and highlighted by Forbes Magazine. He sold his company to Nomad Commerce in 2016 and joined to Webtrekk in Berlin as a VP of Product Management. He studied Business Administration at Istanbul University and Innovation Management at Stanford University.

History of finreach solutions


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2014

Started to reshape finance

2016

Dominated the Switch Kit market

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2018

Disrupted financial API market and rebranded to finreach solutions

2020

Leading financial solutions provider

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