Stefan Herbst

Stefan Herbst

CXO / Founder, Insurance Hero

Stefan is one of the Fintech pioneers in Germany. In 2011, he founded the Insurtech-Laboratory RiskEraser. With the brand “schutz2go”, the first application in Europe emerged, with which travel insurances could be booked mobile and realtime. Together with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Stefan described the development of the digital insurance market of the future in 2014. In November 2014, he was appointed as a party-independent member in the “Future of the Civil Society” commission set up by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. In 2015, he and his partners Jan and Florian founded „Haftpflicht Helden“, the first “full digital player” in Germany. Stefan is a member of the “Bundesfachkommission Internet und Digitale Wirtschaft” in Berlin.