Published on January 16th, 2016

At the age of 28, Christian Tiessen, co-founder of Savedo, is at the forefront of financial decision makers

The 28-year old Savedo co-founder and managing director Christian Tiessen was elected by the prestigious Forbes Magazine among the Top 30 under 30-year olds who have decisively shaped and influenced the financial sector over the past year.

The “30 Under 30” list is compiled annually by Forbes magazine by a distinguished jury of experts in 10 categories and recognizes young pioneers, innovation drivers and managers from all over Europe for special achievements in the transformation of economic sectors, technologies, media or culture.

Christian Tiessen, co-founder and CEO of Savedo: “Of course, I am very pleased about winning this award. Above all, I see it as a recognition of our outstanding team and Savedo. The fact that a prestigious panel of VCs and successful managers recognizes the potential of Savedo to shape the future of sustainable finance, gives us all the incentive to keep up our work even more ambitious. ”

Christian had previously co-founded the online design store Cascanda and sold it successfully to He now acts as an advisor and investor to various startups focusing on E-Commerce, Mobile and Big Data. Christian studied Entrepreneurship and Finance at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and ESADE Business School in Barcelona.