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Spiros Margaris

Venture capitalist and founder of margaris ventures  

 

FinTech | InsurTech | Artificial Intelligence | Advisor | Futurist | Thought Leader 

Ranked the Global No. 1 Fintech Influencer by Onalytica (02/2020)

Top Artificial Intelligence Influencers To Follow in 2020 (02/2020) 

"The Triple Crown" in Fintech - Ranked No. 1 Fintech, AI & Blockchain Global Influencer (@Onalytica May 2018)

Ranked the No. 1 Fintech influencer in the Digital Innovation Report within the US Banking Influencer Community (02/2019) 

Ranked the global No. 1 Artificial Intelligence Influencer by Verdict and Global Data (12/2018)

 

Top Artificial Intelligence (AI) Influencers to Follow in 2019 (MarkTechPost April 2019)

TEDx Talks (2017)

 

senior advisor:

Appointed to Advisory Board of insurtech company wefox Group (wefox and One) 

Appointed Venture Partner with SparkLabs Group (network of global Accelerators & Venture Capital Funds in Palo Alto, California)

Appointed Board Member of mediastalker, a powerful media content security solution

Appointed Board Member of canopy,  a UK fintech company that tries to make renting easy for everyone

Appointed director at HeyBryan, a Canadian company

Appointed director at The Yield Growth Corp., a Canadian company

Senior Advisor at IPR Strategies

Senior Advisor at F10 Fintech Incubator and Accelerator ​

 

​Senior Advisor at kapilendo.com, a uniquely positioned German Crowdfunding and Crowdlending platform

 

Senior Advisor at moneymeets.com, a German 'FinTech Supermarket' company

 

short bio:

Venture capitalist, futurist, keynote speaker and senior advisor (some of the advisory mandates: wefox Group, SparkLabs Global, mediastalker, 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 keynote 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. First non-IBM Keynote Speaker at the biggest IBM event in Europe (10/2019) “2019 IBM Systems Technical University”.

 

MBA Toronto University & EMBA Universität St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland. 

Sotheby’s ‘Styles In Art’ Course, London.

 

Investment committee member of one of the leading multi-family office fund advisory firms in Switzerland and Europe. Its 10-year return placed the firm within the top 5 percent among its peers.

 

Been chosen as an Author for @TheFINTECHBook (Wiley will be the global publisher of The FINTECH Book available from January 2016) to write about the Future of FinTech. 

 

Placed 2nd in the equities division of Financial Trader magazine’s trading competition. 

 

Co-founder of innovative financial technology company based in New York that develops software to bring measurable accountability to investment advice at financial institutions through an objective, proprietary tracking and rating system.

 

Founder of one of the first innovative expert websites based in New York. Unlike traditional search engines and search sites, it provided an efficient mechanism, with a valuable human element, for users to find answers to their questions.

further rankings:

Top Artificial Intelligence Influencers To Follow in 2020 (02/2020) 

Ranked No. 1 Insurtech '50 Influencers' by insurtechnews (July 31, 2018) 

Ranked No. 4 - Top 20 Fintech Influencers 2018 by JAX Finance (Jan. 2018)

Ranked No. 1 - The Insurtech Powerlist 100 by InsTech London (w52, Jan. 2018)

Ranked No. 2 Banking Expert by Klout among 39K experts (July 2017)

 

Ranked No. 1 InsurTech Expert among 30 Top World Insurtech Experts to Follow in 2017  (May 2017) 

Ranked Worldwide No. 2 Fintech Expert (No. 1 WEF) to Follow in 2017 (May 2017)

Ranked No. 1 Fintech Influencer in DACH (Germany, Switzerland, Austria)

Fintech Switzerland (December 2017)

Ranked No. 19 IoT Influencer by Leadtail (July 2017)

Ranked No. 11 Artificial Intelligence Influencer (June 2017)

Jay Palter Social Advisory

Ranked No. 21 AI Influencer by Onalytica 

Top 100 Artificial Intelligence Influencers and Brands by Onalytica  (May 2017)

Ranked No. 3 Fintech Influencer

Top 20 Influencers in Fintech by JAX Finance  (Feb. 2017)

Ranked No. 3 Banking Influencer

Banking Influencer among 33'000 banking experts by Klout (May 7, 2017)

Ranked No. 1 Global Fintech Influencer

Top 100 Fintech Influencers and Brands by Onalytica  (July 2016)

Ranked No. 2 Global InsurTech Influencer

Top 100 InsurTech Influencers and Brands by Onalytica  (Nov. 2016)

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Ranked No. 10 Blockchain Influencer

Top Overall Blockchain Influencer by Right Relevance (Oct. 2016)

Ranked No. 2

Innovate Finance Global Summit: Top 100 Influencers and Brands by Onalytica  (Apr. 2016)

Ranked World's No. 4

Top 20 FinTech Influencers by JAX Finance (Mar. 2016)

Ranked among World's

Top 100 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning Influencers and Brands by Onalytica  (Mar. 2016)

 

Ranked World's No. 5

Top FinTech Influencers and Brands by Onalytica  (Dec. 2015)

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