What We Do

Contovista enables data-driven banking. Our white-label software and data analytics services allow financial institutions to optimize their digital banking experience and gain actionable customer insights.

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Why Contovista?

Seamless Integration

We seamlessly integrate into your existing e-Banking and Mobile banking and fully customise to your needs.

Shared Learning

We achieve an outstandingly high categorisation rate by use of our hybrid architecture and a learning effect amongst all our banks. What’s more: our banks benefit from an always up-to-date database.

Time to Market

Easy and fast integration due to our standard software with multiple data-adapters (Finnova, Avaloq, Viseca…) and frontend integrations.

Made in Switzerland

We design and develop our solutions in Switzerland – the country of banks.

Dedicated Team

Our passionate team supports you throughout the entire journey in order to ensure a delightful experience.

One Step Ahead

We invest a lot of time thinking about a Data Driven Future in Banking. Talk to us about your ideas! We might already have a solution… or at least an opinion.

Clients and Partners

What clients say

Remo Schmidli

Head Multichannel Management at ZKB
“Digitization is becoming increasingly important in the financial sector. This requires strong partnerships with Fintechs such as Contovista. The customers benefit from the cooperation, they want individual and easy to use solutions. With the personal financial assistant we are able to meet our customers’ needs once more.”

Stefan Gratzfeld

CEO at Sparkasse Celle
“Contovistas analytics platform has really impressed us with outstanding results delivered in a very short time. Especially in the age of artificial intelligence, banks and savings banks need partners like Contovista to stay competitive in the future.”

About us




Nicolas Cepeda
Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer (CPO)
Nicolas is the co-founder and CPO of Contovista. He is the architect of the Contovista products. Nicolas taught himself to program when he was 11 years old. As a teenager he attended the Olympiad in Informatics for his homeland Argentina as well as for Switzerland. Before founding Contovista, he worked for an investment bank and later as a consultant. He was responsible for the development, migration and implementation of several banking applications. Nicolas holds a MSc in Computer Science from the University of Zurich.

Gian Reto À Porta
Co-Founder & CEO
Gian is the co-founder and CEO of Contovista. He leads Contovista with the vision to improve and simplify the banking experience for retail customers. Before founding Contovista he worked as a management consultant for the banking industry. Gian supported dozens of banks in various topics ranging from exchanging IT platforms to the outsourcing of business processes. Gian holds a Master’s degree of Computer Science from the University of Zurich. He published and co-authored papers on banking technology and user experience.

Fabio Bernasconi
Fabio joined Contovista with the responsibility to make its systems run smoothly. Before Contovista, Fabio worked as a researcher, an engineer, a consultant and an entrepreneur in industries ranging from biomedical research to finance and the web. He has developed a passion for technology when he was very young. Fabio holds a BSc in Computer Science and an MSc in Biomedical Engineering.

Julia Bochanneck
Design & UX
Julia is the creative mind, with passion for her work and an eye for detail. In the advertising business she works for the big brands. Her customers include Emmi, Gerber, Sunrise and BMW. At Contovista she is responsible for design and user experience.

Cédric Roussel
Senior Software Engineer
Cédric has more than six years of experience in developing large web applications. As an enthusiastic developer he has strong interest in open-source software and functional programming. Before he was part of Contovista he worked for a consulting company developing softwares that were able to evaluate environmental performances of products and processes. Cédric holds a MSc. in Environmental Sciences from EPFL Lausanne.

Kevin Smith
Head of Analytics & AI
Kevin’s passion is modelling and understanding data using state of the art AI models and following the topic’s latest research. Together with his ability to bridge the gap between technology and business he regularly translates new scientific advances in AI into real-world business value for our clients. In his free time Kevin enjoys doing sports and working on his personal AI projects such as facial recognition or language modelling.
Kevin holds a M.Sc. in Quantitative Finance from ETH Zurich.

Fabia Bachmann
Head of Finance
Fabia is responsible for our finances and is the go-to person for all legal and human resources topics. Fabia worked in the banking software industry supporting banks in risk management as well as in the financial planning team of a large company. Fabia holds a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Zurich.

Mikel Corcuera
Senior Software Engineer
Mikel has been fascinated by technology and programming from a young age on so he decided to study Telecommunications Engineering. During college, his passion for Frontend Development grew and he started to experiment and work with the newest technologies. Mikel believes that improving development processes enhances the final product and he has a special interest in Continuous Development and Continuous Integration.

Mrudula Chunduri
Senior Software Engineer
Mrudula is a software developer with a lot of experience developing applications for web and mobile using different front-end technologies. She has done her bachelors in computer science at the KLC University in India. She likes to solve problems and believes that most of them have a simple solution. She is passionate about coding and trying out new technologies as well as finding simple yet scalable solutions.

Niklaus Zbinden
Software Engineer
Niklaus has one great passion – programming. He completed his education as an Application Developer and has since then worked on different parts of the Software Stack. In his free time he likes to work on open source projects and just in time compilers. Before joining Contovista he was the lead developer for an online lending platform.

Remo Arpagaus
Head of Development
Remo has over a decade of experience in creating software to solve challenging problems. Always keeping the customers’ needs in mind he’s dedicated to finding simple solutions. Before Contovista, he was working on large CRM systems for various clients in the insurance and finance industry. Remo holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW.

Gerrit Sindermann
Head International Business Development & Partnerships
Gerrit is an international FinTech expert with corporate and entrepreneurial experience, dedicated to helping customers discover new business opportunities. Prior to Contovista he led an online payment provider, managed bank partners and mobile payment projects at a telecommunications provider, and worked 10 years in banking. He enjoys applying insights from the tech startup world to the financial services industry. Gerrit holds a BBA from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and an MBA from IMD International in Lausanne.

Olivier Brin
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Olivier strives for operational excellence, ensures that we deliver value in an efficient way and cares about the way we foster our innovation culture. Prior to Contovista, he worked as a developer, consultant and led international project teams for the Swiss IT service provider ELCA for more than 10 years. Olivier holds an engineering diploma in Computer Science from the University of Applied Sciences HES-SO and a management degree from the ETH Zurich (MAS MTEC).

Louisa Troitzsch
Administration and Office Manager
Louisa works part-time as our Administration and Office Manager and is responsible for recruiting. Prior to joining Contovista she worked for a professional services firm providing financial and commercial advice on large transactions. Louisa is an chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and holds an MA in Linguistics from the University of Edinburgh and a BA in Humanities and Classical Studies from The Open University.

Dominik Wurzer
Chief Sales Officer (CSO)
Dominik is passionate about helping clients to reap the business value of digital technologies and data analytics. He has more than ten years of international experience in consulting roles driving digital initiatives with significant operational savings and revenue generation. Most recently, he has led strategy consulting in Europe for a leading digital customer experience platform provider. Dominik holds a Master’s degree in business innovations from the University of St.Gallen (HSG) with a focus on design thinking.

Gerret Veldkamp
Marketing Manager
For the past 20 years Gerret has dedicated himself to the implementation of marketing strategies for companies and products both B2B and B2C. In 2014 he took on the Marketing leadership for a Swiss Fintech and was immediately drawn to this area in the technology sector. Prior to this, he mainly worked in international Marketing for firms within the CE, Mobile and ICT sectors. He now has the objective of further establishing the brand of Contovista and smoothing the way for banks in to a digital future.

Florian Westermann
UX Designer
As our User Experience Designer, Florian is responsible for ensuring that we have an intuitive user interface and a unique design. He believes that user-centric methods pave the way for successful products. Prior to joining Contovista, Florian was a Co-Founder and Designer for an agency creating digital solutions within the Insurance and Finance sectors. Florian has a MAS in Human Computer Interaction Design.

Luc Weiler
Project Manager
After completing his Computer Science studies, with focus on Software Engineering and Information Systems, at TU Munich, Luc worked for three years as a technical project leader and software developer in Helsinki. At Contovista he draws on this accumulated experience from international projects to refine our technical project delivery. His day-to-day tasks include launching Contovista products with new customers, supporting existing customers, and developing and validating new functionalities.

Melanie Mattle
Data Calibration Specialist
Melanie works as one of our data calibration specialists at Contovista. As a prospective dentist, she knows how to handle complex tasks with dedication and highest precision. Her part-time job at Contovista serves as an ideal balance to her studies and offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a challenging and fast paced environment.

Etienne Lottenbach
Data Calibration Specialist
Etienne works as one of our data calibration specialists at Contovista. Following his studies at Wirtschaftsgymnasium and subsequent studies in Business at the University of Zürich, Etienne now works at Contovista. As a part-time employee, Etienne is able to perfectly combine a valuable work experience with his studies at UZH.

Mathias Poths
Senior Software Engineer
Mathias is passionate about software engineering and software architecture. A perfect day for him starts with a puzzling problem and ends with a clean and if possible simple solution for it. Before joining Contovista he mainly worked on medium to large software projects in the Swiss banking and insurance industry for about ten years. Mathias holds an engineering diploma in Computer Science from the University of Tübingen, Germany.

Raoul Schmidiger
Deputy CTO
With several years of experience in the IT industry, Raoul joined Contovista to support the further development and growth of the company. He started programming in 1985 and has since worked for retail firms, banks and insurance companies in data analysis and system architecture. He was part of the initial team at Leonteq as “Head Application Development”, where he introduced a microservice architecture used across all of the bank’s applications. He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Zurich.

Michael Hänni
Product owner
Michael is an expert in eCommerce and Mobile Apps. His products are used by hundreds of thousands of people. He likes market transformations: during the unbundling of the last mile he created subscription services at the largest challenger telco in the Swiss market. Today he helps our customers from the finance sector to master digital transformation. He has won several prizes, most recently two awards (Best of Swiss Apps) for a finance app. Michael holds an MBA from Warwick Business School.

Kai Rüede
Data Calibration Specialist
Kai works as one of our data calibration specialists at Contovista. He studies Business Administration at the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts. His part-time job at Contovista gives him the opportunity to gain valuable work experience next to his studies.

Łukasz Żarczyński
Software Engineer
Łukasz is one of our Software Developers. Before joining Contovista he was engineering custom applications for various branches. His biggest drive is finding a technology that will allow him to implement simple and flexible solution. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Wrocław, Poland.

Lior Leibovich
Senior Product Manager
Lior’s sweet spot lies in the interaction between tech, ux and business domains. He is passionate about developing innovative products based on users’ needs. He has more than ten years of broad startup experience in: product management, team leadership, agile software development management, hardware development, business development, strategic consulting and technical product marketing. He worked in various sectors, such as: web-tech/IT, blockchain, physics, semiconductors, and currently working on innovative digital banking experiences. Lior holds an MBA in Hi-tech management & innovation, and a Bachelor in Physics, both from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.



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