Christina Kehl

Main focus: Digital Transformation

Twitter handle: @extrablatt


Languages: German, English

City: Zürich

Country: Switzerland

Topics: startups, finance in startups, entrepreneurship, leadership, fintech, finance, education, startup culture, startup, technology startups, entrepreneurship education, insurance


Christina Kehl, Board Member & Managing Director SWISS FINANCE STARTUPS

Christina Kehl co-founded SWISS FINANCE STARTUPS (SFS), Switzerland's first association of fintech startups, in 2014 while she was COO at Knip AG. Knip is the first mobile-based insurance broker worldwide which she co-founded in Zurich in 2013. After a successful completion of a 15 million USD investment round at Knip in 2015, Christina was able to shift her focus to the fintech work at SFS. There she actively promotes the development of the Swiss fintech industry by high level financial industry and political advocacy, for example in 2017 she became a member of the Advisory Council on Digital Transformation of the Swiss Bundesrat.

As a startup founder and fintech expert, Christina is a regularly featured in the media as well as invited to speak at panel discussions, forums and conferences.

Christina was born in Germany, she studied law in Würzburg, Helsinki and Oxford. She founded her first company at the age of 19 and helped build several startups in Berlin and London before coming to Zurich in 2013.