Europe's deposit pioneers

Founded in 2011 by Dr. Tim Sievers, Deposit Solutions is a globally recognized FinTech company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. We have a long track record of successfully working with banks across Europe and have already mediated deposits in excess of 3 billion Euros. Deposit Solutions is backed by renowned European and US investors. 

Our Team

Deposit Solutions employs a team of more than 150 highly qualified and motivated staff. The executive team combines first-in-class finance and technology experience:

Tim Sievers
Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Max von Bismarck
Chief Business Officer & Managing Director

Thomas von Hohenhau
Chief Client Officer & Country Manager Switzerland

Holger Hohrein
Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director

Marco Holm
Chief Technology Officer

Michael M. Mueller
Chief Financial Officer & Managing Director

Andreas Wiethölter
Chief Marketing Officer & Managing Director


October 2010
April 2011
January 2012
October 2015
January 2016
April 2016
July 2016
October 2016
March 2017
May 2017
August 2017

Founder and CEO Dr. Tim Sievers wins innovation prize „Pro-Ideenfonds“ by EU

Deposit Solutions GmbH is founded invests into company

Deposit offers are marketed via own B2C channel ZINSPILOT

Series A financing worth EUR 6.5 million by Peter Thiel, FinLab and previous investors is closed

Deutsche Bank chooses to partner with Deposit Solutions

Series B financing worth EUR 15 million by Greycroft Partners, Valar Ventures and previous investors is closed

Deposit Solutions has mediated more than EUR 1 billion through ZINSPILOT alone

Deposit Solutions employs more than 100 people

Deposit Solutions has mediated more than EUR 2 billion through ZINSPILOT alone

Acquisition of SAVEDO


Our B2C channel ZINSPILOT

Deposit Solutions operates its own retail channel ZINSPILOT in Germany. This offering allows savers whose banks have not yet integrated our Open Banking platform to access third party deposit products, starting with a deposit amount of just EUR 1. With ZINSPILOT we pride ourselves on offering an exceptional customer journey and best customer service, as demonstrated by being named “Best Deposit Marketplace” by in 2015, 2016 and 2017 – three years in a row.

Since beginning operations in September 2015, ZINSPILOT generated more than 50,000 accounts and mediated more than EUR 2 billion in deposits.

Find out more at ZINSPILOT

Awards and recognition

Our Investors is a global venture capital platform with an investment focus on early-stage consumer internet and mobile companies.

Greycroft Partners

Greycroft Partners is a leading venture capital firm focused on early-stage and growth investments in the internet, FinTech and mobile markets.

Valar Ventures

Valar Ventures is a venture capital firm backed by Peter Thiel focussing on investments outside the Silicon Valley.


FinLab AG is one of the first and largest German company developers and investors in the financial services technology sector.

Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel is a renowned American entrepreneur and venture capitalist born in Germany who inter alia co-founded PayPal and Palantir and was the first outside investor in Facebook.