About Us & Management

About us

Fast Finance 24 Pay Corp. is a listed FinTech company that offers innovative payment processing solutions, ff24 Payments and standard banking processes, combined with white-labeling banking capability to larger institutions and companies, ff24 Pay.

ff24 Payments offers innovative payment processing solutions, whether for one-off purchases or recurring subscriptions, and is aimed at large and small online merchants as well as operators of the growing number of websites that derive their income from the “freemium” subscription model.

ff24 Pay offers banking and instant transfer solutions for a wide range of the world's most important currencies. The initial target groups are private individuals and SMEs who use either the euro (EUR; €) or other European currencies as their base currency. ff24 Pay offers the following services to European customers: bank account with IBAN, debit card, multi-currency processing, SEPA and SWIFT transfers, as well as recurring payments. ff24 Pay is available as an app for iOS and Android systems; desktop and notebook versions are also available for download.

Management

Andreas Garke (President)

Andreas Garke is the Chief Executive Officer of FF24 Holding, the Frankfurt-listed holding company which invests in FinTech, digital media and other Internet-based B2B and B2C solutions. He is responsible as CEO for the day-to-day management of FF24 Holding’s operations and supervision of its investments.

His expertise includes but is not confined to sales and marketing, strategy consulting, new market entry and business development. After completing his studies in law at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel and the Humboldt University of Berlin, Mr. Garke founded his first company in 1996 in Potsdam-Babelsberg, near Berlin. He specialized in consulting work for international film production companies, with a focus on workflow optimization and cost efficiencies.

Since 2003 until co-founding and running FF24 Holding, Mr. Garke has worked in senior management positions at several multinational companies, focusing on business development, supply-chain optimization and exports

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Armin Dartsch (Director and Company Secretary)

Armin Dartsch studied law at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel and the Humboldt University of Berlin. After his second State Examination, he was admitted in 2006 to practice at the German bar. He worked as a staff attorney in a boutique law firm specializing in copyright and intellectual property (‘IP’) law, representing a number of renowned creatives. From 2007, Mr. Dartsch established and runs his own independent attorney’s practice concentrating on the areas of national and international tax and company law as well as IP law.

He advises companies (especially in the furniture-making sector) and individuals in Germany, elsewhere in the European Union, the USA and Hong Kong. In addition to his professional law practice, Mr. Dartsch has also been a director of several companies in Germany and the UK. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of FF 24 Holding.

Sayed Muhammad Iqbal (Chief Accountant/Treasurer)

Mr. Muhammad Iqbal joined FF24 Holding early in 2020 as Finance Manager and is responsible for all the company’s financial operations, including financial controls, compliance and capital account/corporate financing activities. His education includes a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Arid, Pakistan and a master’s degree in international business from HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences.

Prior to joining FF24 Holding, Mr. Muhammad Iqbal was Accounting Manager for an international logistics company. He began his career as a graduate intern in the Arabian Gulf region at Al-Khaliji Commercial Bank in Doha, State of Qatar, where he focused on financial reporting, budget analysis and cashflow forecasting.

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