Since the beginning of October, the Digital Assets Business Unit of Solarisbank has been managed by the previous Fintech manager from the digital association Bitkom.
Julian Grigo has been the second Managing Director of Solarisbank’s Digital Assets Business Unit since 1 October 2020, the company announced on Twitter on 30 September. Grigo will lead the department together with Solaris Digital Assets Managing Director Alexis Hamel.
Career changer with Fintech expertise
Fintech expert Grigo studied psychology with a focus on economics at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena and the University of Lemerick in Ireland. After a stopover at the German Derivatives Association, he joined the digital association Bitkom in September 2017, where he has been head of the Digital Banking and Financial Services division since February.
Together with Patrick Hansen, Bitkom’s block chain manager, Grigo recently published a white paper on block chain technology in finance.
Crypto pioneer Solarisbank
Solarisbank has been involved in block-chain banking and crypto currencies for some time and has been offering a full German block-chain current account since December 2018. The institute with a full banking licence in Berlin also supports the Stuttgart stock exchange, which focuses on private investors, with a banking infrastructure and services for its new crypto trading centre.
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