Christian Hoppe is Managing Director, Relationship Management and joined the SVB Germany Branch in November 2017.
Before joining, Christian was the founder and CEO of Main Incubator GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary and FinTech investment vehicle of Commerzbank AG. With Between the Towers. FinTechCity_Frankfurt he established the scene's first monthly recurring event series, laying the foundations for a constantly growing ecosystem in the Rhine-Main region.
From 2009 to 2017, he also headed the credit solutions department of the Mittelstandsbank of Commerzbank AG and was responsible for the structuring and placement of portfolio transactions based on the corporate banking credit exposure.
Christian began his career in banking as a Business and Financial Controller in Corporate Banking at Dresdner Bank and until 2008 he was Credit Portfolio Manager at Dresdner Kleinwort.
In addition to his main activities, he was also managing partner of a leading information platform for German corporate bonds from 2008 to 2016.
Christian has co-authored several specialist articles, edited a number of reference books, is a sought after speaker and business angel. He founded his first company at just 21.