Maximilian von Wallenberg Joins Management Board of Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchangeby Fintechnews Switzerland July 7, 2020
Maximilian von Wallenberg has become a member of the Management Board of Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange GmbH on 1 July 2020. He succeeds Dr Dirk Sturz, who has left the company at his own request to pursue a new career challenge. Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange GmbH is a joint venture of Boerse Stuttgart GmbH, Axel Springer SE, finanzen.net GmbH and SBI Crypto Investment.
Maximilian von Wallenberg is described as a serial tech entrepreneur. As founder and CEO, he helped build a social trading platforms for CFDs and digital assets in Europe. Afterwards he was responsible for an AI-based asset manager for cryptocurrencies as Chief Product Officer at Quantumrock. Von Wallenberg studied economics at the London School of Economics and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
“After its initial phase, BSDEX is now set to become the leading European trading venue for digital assets. We are pleased that Maximilian von Wallenberg will shape this further development with his expertise in fintech, financial markets and the management of young companies,”
says Alexander Höptner, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange GmbH:
“We would like to thank Dr Dirk Sturz for many years of successful and trusting collaboration in various management positions at Boerse Stuttgart Group. He has made a significant contribution to building up BSDEX in a short time and successfully launching it on the market”.
he added with regard to von Wallenberg’s predecessor.
BSDEX is one of Germany’s first regulated trading venue for digital assets. They are in compliance with the regulatory requirements in accordance with section 2, paragraph 12 of the German Banking Act (Kreditwesengesetz) and operate as a multilateral trading facility by Baden-Wuerttembergische Wertpapierboerse GmbH, which is also the operating company for the public stock exchange in Stuttgart.