Continuing the journey

Reshaping the finance journey continues with Motive Ventures


finleap is Europe’s leading fintech ecosystem, headquartered in Berlin. Since its inception in 2014 by IONIQ Group and Ramin Niroumand, finleap has built and scaled more than 15 companies and expanded its ecosystem through acquisitions.

In early 2022, Ramin Niroumand together with his business partner Michael Hock launched a new investment firm called embedded capital, targeting early-stage fintech startups to support founders in the most critical stages to succeed.

In November 2022, embedded capital was acquired by the New York-based private equity company Motive Partners, to form the early stage investment arm of the platform and was subsequenly rebranded to Motive Ventures. With this successful acquisition, Ramin and his team are even better equipped with increased investment capabilities and access to a global network, enabling them to continue pursuing their mission. For more information, please visit:


Our ecosystem in numbers

To this day, finleap has built 15 independent companies of which 10 are active portfolio companies collectively worth €3 billion+ including two unicorns and several in the triple-digit million euro range. The ecosystem accumulates a diversity of talents, business sectors, capital and knowledge. Find out more!

  • 1.600+ Fin and tech enthusiasts
  • 3B+ EUR in value created
  • 15 Companies founded
  • 1B EUR Funding raised
  • 80+ Nationalities represented
  • 5 Regulatory licenses
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