Dr. Gerrit Seidel serves as Managing Director at yabeo Capital. He is a Chairman at SolarisBank. He served as Advisor at FinLeap. He serves as Chairman and CEO at Sofort. Dr. Seidel is a financial banking expert with a doctorate in business administration. He was previously employed by back office specialists Xchanging plc, where he was responsible as European chief customer officer for marketing and sales, and also served as Managing Director of Xchanging Transaktions GmbH, Fondsdepot Bank GmbH and market executive other foreign subsidiary operations. Prior to his time with Xchanging, Gerrit Seidel spent 16 years working for international strategy consultants Arthur D. Little, where he held the position of Managing Director Central Eastern Europe and successfully established the financial services segment in his capacity as global head of financial services. In addition to his position on the SOFORT AG Executive Board, Seidel also sits on the management board of Deutsche Kontor Privatbank, where his chief responsibility lies with the market segment of the SOFORT Bank division. He is also an Angel Investor.