Polish fintech aims for next growth phase
Warsaw, Poland– May 11, 2018 – Kontomatik, the leading banking API in Europe, has appointed Piotr Warsicki as its new CEO. Officially starting on May 7th, Warsicki takes over from founder and current CEO Marcin Truszel, who will stay with the company as board-member.
Kontomatik allows customers to electronically access the bank account information and share with financial services or Fintechs. Founded in 2009 by Marcin Truszel and being acquired by Kreditech in 2015, the company quickly transformed into a leading account information service provider, supporting over 120 banks in 10 countries.
Preparing for its next phase of growth
Piotr Warsicki has build a career in financial services and payments with companies like Visa, mPay, SkyCash and holds a Master’s degree of Management and Marketing from Poznań University of Economics, His international experience and proven track record across the payment services sector in UK and Poland make him the perfect fit to lead Kontomatik to its next phase of growth.,
“Kontomatik’s development since its foundation is absolutely impressive. Being active in ten different countries, working with over 120 banks, we are more than happy with what we’ve achieved so far”, Piotr Warsicki says. “Now it is time to really step up our game. PSD2 and all its regulatory demands are our top priority at the moment. In the long run, we also plan to further develop our business internationally.”
“We’ve come a long way since the foundation of the company almost ten years ago. As we have officially outgrown the startup phase and with the market constantly changing, we need a different set of expertise in the leadership team. I am very happy we found the perfect match for the position of our future CEO”, says Marcin Truszel.
Getting ready for PSD 2
With its change in management, the company prepares for its next phase of development and responds to a shift in strategic focus fueled by the recent regulatory changes as introduced by PSD2.
Kontomatik is currently in the process of obtaining an Account Information Service Provider (ASIP) licensem with the goal to operate its services in line with PSD2 regulation across Europe.
Kontomatik (company name: Kontomierz.pl sp. z o.o.) is the leading provider of account aggregation technology in Europe. Kontomatik API allows for automated, programmatic, read-only access to online bank accounts of arbitrary individuals provided they granted consent. This enables instant digital identity verification and financial data retrieval. Kontomatik technology supports over 120 banks across 10 countries. Kontomatik is also known for creating and operating the Personal Finance Management tool Kontomierz.pl. Kontomatik was founded as Kontomierz.pl in 2009 by Marcin Truszel (CEO).
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