Federico Travella


Founder and Executive Chairman

Federico is a Belgian-Italian Internet and technology entrepreneur who serves as CEO of NoviCap. Prior to founding NoviCap, he was Managing Director of Rocket Internet for which he headed the rapid expansion of Internet ventures throughout Asia Pacific. His most recent success at Rocket internet is the successful scaling of online marketplace Lazada with a combined funding of millions of USD and successful exit to Alibaba Group. Additionally, he advises the European Commission on all things digital. He holds a BSc and MSc in Geology of Ghent University and is a Young Talent fellow at IESE Business School.

Event Sessions Featuring Federico Travella


Difficult HR Conversations, And How To Navigate Them

The AltFi Festival of Finance 2023 - Tuesday 25 April 2023


Hiring, Hybrid Working And HR In 2022

AltFi Festival of Finance 2022 - Wednesday 27 April 2022


Can traditional banks compete for customers online?

AltFi Amsterdam Summit 2018 - Monday 5 November 2018

Jack said it is important to look at a customer's journey when approving loans. Instead of it being a no, how can it be a yes. 

Zopa is in the process and is on track to launch its bank next year. 

Customer relationships and integrated solutions is what should be prioritised to be the number one money app.

Revolut was chosen by most of the panel as being the best challenger bank due to its unique offering. 

Articles Featuring Federico Travella

Fintech leaders hit out at four-day working week

29th April 2022 | John Reynolds