The members of the Association of German Debt Capital Platforms have unanimously voted Marco Hinz, Chief Operating Officer of CrossLend GmbH, to the association’s board


Active in business for over 25 years, Hinz has acted as COO of CrossLend since 2017. In his capacities as both founder and executive, Marco has forged relationships with companies working in the fields of software development, payment processing, IT outsourcing, data centre services and industrial engineering and production. Passionate about new technologies, Marco’s primary focus is on strategy, platform and product development.

Hinz defined his goals on the board as follows: “Mandatory pan-European standards will benefit all market participants, especially SMEs and consumers. Both CrossLend and the VdK are committed to putting in place the necessary framework for such standards at an international level and can support each other in this task.”

Constantin Fabricius, Managing Director of the Association of German Debt Capital Platforms (VdK), is enthusiastic about the board’s recent expansion: “With Marco Hinz, Philipp Kriependorf, Jens Siebert and Jan Stechele, we now have a team at the helm of our young organisation that is both highly experienced in operations and extremely well-connected across the industry. I look forward to working together and learning from each other. We have big plans for the months and years ahead.”

About the Association of German Debt Capital Platforms
The Association of German Debt Capital Platforms is committed to the professionalism, integrity, and transparency of digital debt financing and to ensuring that all market participants adhere to the highest quality standards. Its members include platforms from all parts of the ecosystem. The trade body was established on June 4, 2019 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany. For more information on the Association of German Lending Platforms, please visit


About CrossLend
CrossLend is a FinTech company that provides full spectrum technology for loan asset transactions. Its mission is to make the world’s lending and investment ecosystem more efficient, transparent, and profitable. Supervised by BaFIN and CSSF, CrossLend is backed by an array of prestigious equity investors from Europe and the US, including Mouro Capital (formerly Santander InnoVentures), Lakestar, CME Ventures, Earlybird, ABN AMRO’s Digital Impact Fund, and the Luxembourg Future Fund (EIF and SNCI). For more information, visit

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