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Daniel Koller is Bluecode’s new COO

Daniel Kohler | © Olga Schmid

Payment services. Bluecode mobile payment provider is appointing Daniel Kohler as Director of Operations (COO). There is also new capital.

Koller, 42, was recently Director of Operations at Deutsche Handelsbank. He is now working on a level-playing field with management around CEO Christian Birkner and CEO Mirko Thomas Oberholzer as well as about CCO Georg Schardt and Executive Vice President Jens Lütcke, who has already worked with him at Sofort and Klarna.

the mission

In his role as the new Chief Operating Officer, Kohler has been responsible for Operations, Technical Integration and Project Management since the beginning of April 2021. Previously, as the former Chief Operating Officer of Sofort GmbH, along with Jens Lütcke, a former Managing Director of Sofort and Today’s Deputy CEO of Bluecode , Developed ‘Sofortüberweisung’ as the leading European direct transport method.

After another position at Klarna as Dealer Development, SME Sales and Business Operations Manager for the DACH region, the Native Allgäu has been responsible for the past four years as Operations Manager at Deutsche Handelsbank.

Christian Birkner, Bluecode CEO: “With Daniel Koller, an excellent Operations Manager with many years of experience joined his former managing colleagues at Sofort and Klarna, Jens Lütcke and Georg Schardt. They all see the future of value-based mobile payment at Bluecode and have They have already demonstrated by creating similar payment solutions that European alternatives to Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal & Co. can be very successful. “

The new administrative capital

BC Capital AG, the Austrian-Swiss financial technology company behind Bluecode, has completed a funding round: the € 20m capital injection came from existing and new investors and was led by the Hopp family’s family office for investors, according to the advisory. Swiss law firm Niederer Kraft Frey (NKF) with. BC Capital AG is the parent company of Blue Code International AG.

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