Andreas Hendel, German, is a Business Angel who leads innovations in the FinTech sector in Germany. A strong advocate of social entrepreneurship, Andreas is the Managing Director of FINE Fair Trading, a German company investing in Financial Technology Start-ups.

Fluent in French and Japanese, Andreas leads the Business Angel network in Frankfurt, Germany, and actively promotes European entrepreneurial initiatives that contribute to sustainable growth and improved living conditions of local populations.

Andreas believes his experience with European entrepreneurs, especially managing their risks and strategic planning, can be valuable for African entrepreneurs especially those with FinTech ideas.

He earned an MBA at the University of California, Berkeley, as well as a certificate in risk management. As a Global Mentor for the African Entrepreneurship Award, Andreas will bring his European, Asian and American experience in project financing, risk assessment and control, business development, and angel investment to benefit the African entrepreneurs.