Ingmar Stupp is a mechanical engineer turned entrepreneur after working in automotive with BMW and Bosch, now looking back onto 10+ years of experience in product management, design, and engineering. He has been working at the interface of startups, tech and machine learning since 2013. After building an online snack retailer in Russia, Ingmar stepped into financial services in 2016 when co-founding Finiata, a small business lender, raising 30m€ in venture capital and scaling liquidity solutions across two markets. Since July 2016 he has been CPO at Finiata. Under his leadership, the algorithm “Copernicus” was developed, the intelligent heart of Finiata, on the basis of which loans are now granted with a default rate of around two percent.