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Spiros Margaris

Rorschacherberg, Switzerland

104882 Followers

Spiros Margaris, venture capitalist and senior advisor (wefox Group, SparkLabs Global, MediaStalker, GetHufsy, GOKONG, Yield Growth and F10 Accelerator), is the founder of Margaris Ventures, and is the first international influencer to achieve ‘The Triple Crown’ ranking.

He was ranked the international ? 1 FinTech, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) influencer by Onalytica. He regularly appears in the top three positions of established global industry influencer rankings. He is a speaker at international FinTech, and InsurTech conferences.

He also gave a TEDxAcademy Talk. He published an AI white paper, “Machine learning in financial services: Changing the rules of the game,” for the enterprise software vendor SAP.

Spiros MargarisPoints
Academic0
Author12
Influencer1061
Speaker21
Entrepreneur260
Total1354

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

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Areas of Expertise

AI 36.70
Analytics
AR/VR
Autonomous Vehicles
Blockchain 30.66
Cryptocurrency
Cybersecurity 34.05
Fintech 100
Healthtech
Startups 30.61
Innovation 30.04
InsurTech 100
Digital Transformation 31.42
Proptech 100
Privacy 35.67
Future of Work 30.29

Industry Experience

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Publications

3 Advisory Board Memberships
F10 Incubator & Accelerator
F10 Incubator & Accelerator
May 01, 2017
Senior Advisor to F10 Fintech Incubator & Accelerator

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Tags: Fintech, InsurTech

Kapilendo
Kapilendo
September 01, 2015
Appointed Senior Advisor to kapilendo AG, one of the most promising German FinTech Crowdlending companies. I will support the investment board and the two founders Christopher Grätz (CEO & founder) and Lars Kalwitzke (CFO & founder) with strategic direction and expansion initiatives.

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Tags: Fintech

margaris ventures
margaris ventures
September 01, 2010
Spiros Margaris is a venture capitalist, futurist, keynote speaker, and senior advisor.

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Tags: AI, Fintech, InsurTech

12 Article/Blogs
Good read …
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February 04, 2020
Good read …

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Die wefox Group feuert aus allen Rohren.
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December 17, 2019
Die №1 Insurtech in Europa hat gerade erst begonnen, die Versicherungswelt zu verändern.Es ist nicht allzu lange her, dass die wefox Group (wefox & ONE Insurance), die in Berlin ansässige Versicherungsgesellschaft (Insurtech), eine Rekordfinanzierungsrunde der Serie-B mit 125 Millionen Dolla

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Tags: InsurTech

wefox Group Is Firing On All Cylinders
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December 11, 2019
The №1 Insurtech in Europe Only Just Begun to Change the Insurance World.Not that much time has passed since wefox Group (wefox & ONE Insurance), the Berlin-based insurtech, has closed a record $125 million Series B funding round (March 2019). I am very happy to announce that wefox Group has i

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Tags: InsurTech, Fintech

wefox Group — Ein InsurTech Unicorn im Entstehen begriffen
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March 12, 2019
wefox Group — Ein InsurTech Unicorn im Entstehen begriffenSpiros Margaris: Venture Capitalist, Margaris VenturesSenior Advisor der wefox Group / Global Top Fintech, InsurTech und KI InfluencerDie englische Version des Artikels erschien am 5. März 2019Ausgehend von einer so starken Unicorn (

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Tags: Fintech, InsurTech

wefox Group — An InsurTech Unicorn in the Making
LinkedIn
March 09, 2019
In short, my title derives from my prediction based on the great news that Berlin-based InsurTech wefox Group has closed a record USD $125 million Series B funding round, and knowing that there is more great news to come in the future. Since its inception, wefox Group has grown its revenues to around $40 million, while serving more than 1500 brokers and over 400,000 customers, making it Europe’s number one InsurTech platform.

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Tags: AI, Fintech, InsurTech

wefox Group — An InsurTech Unicorn in the Making
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March 05, 2019
Spiros Margaris: Venture Capitalist, Margaris VenturesSenior Advisor to wefox Group / global top Fintech, InsurTech and AI InfluencerStarting with such a strong unicorn statement will force many readers to ask the obvious question: “Why?”In short, my title derives from my prediction based on th

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Tags: Fintech, InsurTech

Love the article by Steve
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January 20, 2019
Love the article by Steve

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Tags: Fintech

Thank you, dreamers
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January 01, 2018
The Wright Brothers Thank you, dreamers, who dream for us, fail for us, and succeed for us. We should be so grateful to the women and men who put everything on the line when they become startup entrepreneurs based on their vision of something special. They often start with a naïve conviction that ...

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Tags: Innovation, Fintech

We Were Kings or When Fees Went to Zero
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September 23, 2017
Published in D!gitalist and Forbes The title was inspired by the 1996 documentary “When We Were Kings” about the heavyweight fight of 1974 between two boxing legends, Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. In the not-so-distant future, it will also be a fitting phrase for many in the banking and insur

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Tags: Fintech

The Fintech Supermarket
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May 21, 2016
First published in Dec. 2014 and also in The Fintech Book. The bank of the future will have to be very different from today’s common structures and business models if it wants to compete successfully and to satisfy ever-changing customer needs. It will consist of a construct of innovative and...

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Tags: Fintech

Excellent read, I enjoyed.
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March 28, 2016
Excellent read, I enjoyed.

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What a great article and a must read for any startup entrepreneur and even established player.
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March 26, 2016
What a great article and a must read for any startup entrepreneur and even established player.

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Tags: Startups, Fintech

4 Board Memberships
stc pay
stc pay
July 01, 2020
Board Member and Member of the Executive Committee of digital wallet STC Pay (appointed by Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Saudi Arabia’s largest Telco)

stc pay is a digital secure wallet that is specially designed to offer you optimal levels of speed and convenience. This service allows you to make online payments, transfer funds safely and on the go, in addition to online purchases and at participating retailers. All of these payment options are easily done through your phone and other smart devices ..

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Fintech

Canopy
Canopy
July 01, 2020
A UK fintech company that tries to make renting easy for everyone

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Tags: Fintech, Proptech, InsurTech

mediastalker
mediastalker
September 01, 2018
mediastalker - a powerful media content security solution - is here to protect your genius!

Their AI/ML core engine provides cutting edge technology for brilliant creators, who wet the cultural appetite with food for the eyes, ears and soul.

Your media assets are protected with mediastalker.

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Tags: AI, Cybersecurity, Fintech, Privacy

wefox Group (wefox & ONE)
Wefox Group
June 01, 2018
wefox Group today announced the addition of Spiros Margaris, the leading global Fintech and Insurtech expert with more than two decades of management experience, to its global Advisory Board. wefox Group, which owns and operates Insurtech companies wefox and ONE, has raised approximately $55 million to date.

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Tags: Fintech, InsurTech

1 Founder
Margaris Ventures
Margaris Ventures
September 01, 2010
Venture capitalist and founder of margaris ventures (formerly known as MARGARIS ADVISORY)

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Tags: Fintech

3 Keynotes
Decentralized 2018 | Spiros Margaris, Margaris Ventures
YouTube
November 26, 2018
Day 2 - Keynote Address on Digital Currencies Trends

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Tags: AI, Fintech

How Fintech can positively impact the world TEDxAcademy
YouTube
November 29, 2017
Venture capitalist and advisor Spiros Margaris is one of the foremost global thought leaders in the fintech (financial technology) and insurtech (insurance technology) spaces. Spiros helps us understand how technology and coding will change our lives, corporations, and nations.
Venture capitalist and advisor Spiros Margaris is one of the foremost global thought leaders in the fintech (financial technology) and insurtech (insurance technology) spaces. Spiros helps us understand how technology and coding will change our lives, corporations, and nations.

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Tags: Fintech, InsurTech

How Fintech can positively impact the world | Spiros Margaris
TEDxAcademy
November 29, 2017
Venture capitalist and advisor Spiros Margaris is one of the foremost global thought leaders in the fintech (financial technology) and insurtech (insurance technology) spaces. Spiros helps us understand how technology and coding will change our lives, corporations, and nations.
Venture capitalist and advisor Spiros Margaris is one of the foremost global thought leaders in the fintech (financial technology) and insurtech (insurance technology) spaces. Spiros helps us understand how technology and coding will change our lives, corporations, and nations.

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Tags: Fintech, InsurTech

4 Media Interviews
Spiros Margaris: Tips to invest in tech, start ups, FinTech & future trends
YouTube
October 19, 2020
October 2020 - Spiros Margaris is a venture capitalist, futurist, keynote speaker and senior advisor and speaks with The Capital Network’s Lelde Smits from Switzerland to discuss his crystal ball predictions for start-ups, FinTech and the future of jobs. While the businesses Spiros is investing in have potentially high returns, they are also high risk and Spiros provides lessons he has learnt from the start-ups he has backed and discusses his investment philosophy along with his views on neobanks, Robinhood, gamification and how he’s positioning his portfolio to benefit from the acceleration in the technology world post COVID-19.

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Tags: AI, Startups, Fintech, Future of Work

Spiros Margaris on AI in Digital Banking and 2020 Fintech Disruption
Bython Media
August 05, 2019
In this interview, Spiros Margaris talks about the role of artificial intelligence in digital banking in light of customer personalization demands. He also educates us on how small to mid-size companies can compete in the fintech space.

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Tags: AI, Fintech, InsurTech

When it comes to the impact of FinTech Influencers, we ain’t seen nothing yet!
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February 22, 2019
Interview by Elizabeth Barry with venture capitalist and top FinTech, InsurTech and AI influencer, Spiros Margaris. When did you start appearing on FinTech influencer lists?I don’t know exactly when that started, but I believe around 2014/15 I appeared on FinTech (financial technology) ranking list

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Tags: AI, Fintech, InsurTech

Finextra interview Margaris Advisory: The perfect marriage between bank and fintech
YouTube
July 25, 2017
Spiros Margaris, venture capitalist, advisor and founder of Margaris Advisory, talks at SAP Financial Services Forum about the importance of collaboration between banks and fintechs, and the need for banks to take aggressive steps to work with software providers and deliver the best solutions to move forward.

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Tags: Fintech

1 Speaking Engagement
Spiros Margaris on blockchain at Think 2019
YouTube
February 13, 2019
Venture capitalist and leading fintech influencer Spiros Margaris shares his thoughts on blockchain at Think 2019.

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Tags: Blockchain, Fintech

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