Rodrigo García de la Cruz

Spanish FinTech and InsurTech Association

 

Rodrigo has promoted the fintech sector as an entrepreneur, investor, influencer and academic professional for more than 10 years. He was recognised as the 17th Top World Influencer in the 2019 FinTech Influencers Ranking published by Jay Palter Social Advisory.

 

He is CEO and founder of Finnovating, the first fintech “Matching as a Service” platform that connects 50,000+ fintech, insurtech and proptech with corporations globally by promoting sustainable development and financial inclusion. Through its proprietary AI algorithms, Finnovating is connecting the best fintech solutions with the world to reinvent finance.

 

Additionally, he has worked to advance the fintech ecosystem, bringing together more than 50 countries, co-founding the IberoAmerican FinTech Alliance, the European Digital Finance Association, and becoming president of the Spanish FinTech and InsurTech Association.

 

Rodrigo has invested in more than 15 startups as a founding partner of FinTech Ventures. Previously, he spent 15 years in large multinational companies such as Citibank (investment banking), Barclays (corporate banking), and Renault (robot programming). He is a robotics industrial engineer and holds a number of degrees in business administration, financial institution management and international financial markets.