Nicolas Steiner

Highly accomplished Entrepreneur with 20 years experience in IT, Telecom & Software development working from startups to corporation such as Global Cloud Exchange, Swisscom and Orange.

Nicolas has in depth knowledge of FinTECH, InsurTECH, WealthTECH and Mobile Financial services adoption as well as digital enablement and product anticipation strategy in the Identity / KYC, Payment, IoT, Big Data Value Management, SaaS, blockchain & decentralised applications frameworks.

He is currently active in the European Digital Innovation Ecosystem as advisor, investor and entrepreneur. He is a founding member of FINTECH Circle and Level39 in London and his latest venture is focused on enabling entrepreneurship communities to grow and connect with the Investment world and the Corporate Digital Platform.


Professor, Mentor


FINTECH Circle Innovate - Digital Ecosystem Director


nicolas [dot] steiner [at] hefr [dot] ch


Last Education

B.Sc in Sound Engineering


English, French and German


Entrepreneurship / Innovation and International Entrepreneurship
Innovation Management & Organizational Behaviour
Strategy and Management
Venture Financing, Entrepreneurship, Business Model Innovation
Entrepreneurship Marketing
Visionary and Entrepreneurial Thinking
Technology Entrepreneurship
Human resources: Learning, Cooperation, Creativity
Intellectual Property
Ventures in Action
Entrepreneurial Finance
Innovation Factory & Innovation Process
Growth Management
Strategic Management
Organizational Behavior, Human Resources & Entrepreneurship
Marketing and Sales and Business Development
Growth Management
Idea Generation & Business Design
Entrepreneurship, Ventures in Action, Prerequisite Course


Switcher SA
SeedStars World
Ergoma SA
Amazee Labs
Atizo AG
DeLafee International
Venturelab c/o IFJ Institut für Jungunternehmen AG
Swisscom Switzerland Ltd.
Perpetual Technology Partners
TR Invest AG and TR Management GmbH
HES-SO / HEG Fribourg
Westiform Group
Snaphaven Inc.
HEC Paris
Swiss Consulting Group, Inc.