About us

Prestatech the digital credit factory for banks and financial institutions

Prestatech is a digital credit factory that has developed an innovative underwriting platform for banks and financial institutions in Europe. Currently active with major European banks, Prestatech offers them a variety of digital credit services from data enrichment to end-to-end instant lending solutions. Thanks to technological innovation, Prestatech has gained an extensive expertise in the digital credit space and through its open-platform is currently offering API-based solutions that leverage on AI, advanced algorithms and Big Data technologies. Prestatech is the natural evolution of Prestacap, a direct-lending platform launched in 2016, which was sold to the DEPObank S.p.A. (BIT: BFF) in Italy and was bought back by its Founders. Prestatech is composed of a young and entrepreneurial team, wich has an extensive and long-dated experience in the FinTech space in Europe.

Management Team

 Prestatech is managed by a passionate team driven by one common mission: to revolutionise and challenge the status quo in the European credit space.

Christian Nothacker - Christian is the Co-Founder and CEO of Prestatech . Previously, he has founded Prestacap in 2015 which was sold to DEPObank Spa in 2019. Christian has an extensive knowledge in the FinTech space having worked for SumUp, a leading mobile payments provider active around the globe. He graduated in Finance from Bocconi University and in International Management & Finance from CEMS, a programme of London School of Economics and Political Science.

Luca Terragni - Luca is Co-Founder and COO of Prestatech. Luca was Co-Founder of Prestacap where he launched together with Christian the first cloud-based data analysis and enrichment service for one of the leading Italian and European banks . Luca has past experiences in capital raising, institutional sales and business development gained in different roles at Tocqueville Asset Management in New York and at Hyde Park Investment in London. He graduated in Finance from Bocconi University and in International Management & Finance from CEMS, a programme of ESADE Business School.

Massimiliano Mastalia - Massimiliano is Co-Founder and CCO of Prestatech. Massimiliano has over 25 years of extensive banking experience covering several senior management positions in Italy, including several board directorships in different sectors. Massimiliano was former Chief Commercial Officer of Depobank and previously Head of Corporate and Public Sector in BNP Paribas. He holds Master degree in Science of Banking and Economics from University of Siena and an MBA degree in Corporate & Investment Banking from SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan.

Lorenzo Giusti - Lorenzo is Co-Founder and CFO of Prestatech. Lorenzo has past experiences in M&A, financial planning and business development. Prior to Prestatech, Lorenzo was CFO at Prestacap. He cut his teeth as senior advisor in Luxembourg at PwC and then he worked in Partners SpA, an independent advisory boutique focusing on M&A and corporate finance. He graduated in Accounting, Control and Financial Management from Bocconi University.

Nathan Winters - Nathan is VP of Risk & Data at Prestatech and has been with the company over for 4 years. Nate is responsible for product design, development, and quality assurance, amongst other duties. Nate comes from a financial background, he has represented the Risk departments as VP in multiple European FinTech operations, having worked before as a commercial credit risk analyst and underwriter for General Motors Finance and Barclays.

Hesham Shabanah - Hesham is the Head of the Engineering team at Prestatech and has past experiences in developing scalable software solutions, building and leading a several technical teams, and applying agile management as a software process. Before Prestatech, he was a technical lead in a leading software house company where he was exposed to different domains and technologies from companies around the world. He is holding a bachelor’s degree in Computer-Science and a diploma in Machine-Learning and BigData.