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Maximilian von Wallenberg Joins Management Board Of Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange GmbH

Date 06/07/2020

Maximilian von Wallenberg (36) 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. Beside von Wallenberg, Peter Großkopf is also a member of the Management Board of the company, which is the technical operator of Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange (BSDEX). Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange GmbH is a joint venture of Boerse Stuttgart GmbH, Axel Springer SE, GmbH and SBI Crypto Investment.

Maximilian von Wallenberg is a fintech expert and serial tech entrepreneur. As founder and CEO, he helped build one of the largest 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. 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".

BSDEX is Germany’s first regulated trading venue for digital assets. BSDEX meets the regulatory requirements in accordance with section 2, paragraph 12 of the German Banking Act (Kreditwesengesetz) and is operated as a multilateral trading facility by Baden-Wuerttembergische Wertpapierboerse GmbH, which also is the operating company for the public stock exchange in Stuttgart.