Frankfurt is Germany’s financial capital, as well as a major financial center for continental Europe. Frankfurt is also a major tech hub, as the city is rich in fiber and is home to the DE-CIX, one of the world’s largest internet exchange points. The city is a vibrant start-up hub with a natural disposition for FinTech companies. As a result of its old economy and new technology companies along with being a major connectivity hub, Frankfurt has become the leading data center and colocation market in Germany and is one of the largest data center markets in Europe. The city’s geographic location allows connections to Eastern and Western Europe, along with the Nordics and the Middle East (via Turkey), making it a very well-connected hub.