Prof. Dr. Andreas Hackethal




Professor of Finance at Goethe University and he heads the University's startup incubator.


Over the past years, Prof. Dr. Andreas Hackethal served as Dean, Dean of Studies and Head of Executive Education at Goethe University and earlier in his career held also management positions in banking and consulting. His empirical research is on individual investment behavior, the role of financial advice and on financial innovations and has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies and others. Prof. Dr. Hackethal is a member of the advisory council of the German Financial Supervisory Authority BAFIN and a member of the Exchange Experts Commission, which advises the German Federal Ministry of Finance. He also belongs to the group of global experts advising the World Economic Forum on developments in Finance. He won numerous teaching awards and was awarded the title “German Professor of the Year” by the student magazine unicum in 2010. He entertains a video-blog on financial literacy and co-founded the FinTech company vaamo.


Financial Markets and Institutions