Tag: investments

Millennials and Financial Services, Part 2

This is part two of a two-part episode. We published part one on August 21st as Rebank episode 99. We recently participated in an event with PIMFA, the UK Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association, on the subject of Millennials and Financial Services, as part of a research project they’re undertaking. The research looks at […]

Millennials and Financial Services, Part 1

This is part one of a two-part episode. We recently participated in an event with PIMFA, the UK Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association, on the subject of Millennials and Financial Services, as part of a research project they’re undertaking. The research looks at how people in their 20s and early-30s think about life, work and […]

The Future of Investments with Scalable Capital

Ella Rabener is the co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Scalable Capital, a technology-driven investment management platform for retail investors. Scalable Capital has raised 41 million Euros in funding from BlackRock, Holtzbrinck Ventures and Tengelmann Ventures. Scalable employs over 50 people in offices in Munich and London. I think this is one of the most […]

Episode 47: The Fintech VC’s View: Octopus Ventures and Atomico

A couple weeks ago we joined our friends at Innovate Finance in London for their annual VCs Take the Stage event, where we caught up with two of the headliners. The first interview you hear is with Alex Macpherson, CEO of Octopus Ventures, the £660 million venture capital arm of UK fund manager Octopus Group. […]

Episode 37: What Can Fintech Learn From Video Games?

Today, we’re joined by two fintech venture capitalists for an update on investment trends in our industry. Alvaro Alvarez del Rio is Principal at Initial Capital, a mobile gaming and fintech focused venture capital fund. Prior to joining Initial Capital, Alvaro worked in investment banking and private equity. Aman Ghei is Principal at Finch Capital, […]

Episode 28: Fintech Venture Investing & The Future of Data

Today we’re thrilled to be joined by Simon Cant and Danny Gilligan, founding partners of Reinventure, an Australia-based, fintech venture capital fund. Simon and Danny are entrepreneurs, and they bring that experience and mindset to venture investing. We cover a number of interesting topics today, including how Reinventure thinks about fintech investing, how best to […]

Episode 8: The Investor’s View

Michael O’Connor is a fintech & banking advisor and investor with extensive experience analyzing, structuring and investing in banking and financial services deals. Before going independent earlier this year, Michael was a portfolio manager looking at credit and banking transactions for Arrowgrass Capital Partners, a prominent, London-based, financial services-focused alternative investment fund. Prior to Arrowgrass, […]

Episode 7: Fintech in Asia

Slava Solodkiy founded Life.SREDA, a fintech-focused VC fund, in 2012 and has been running it ever since. Life.SREDA 1, which was focused on A-rounds in the US and Europe, invested $40m in 13 companies including Fidor, Moven, Simple, Anthemis, SumUp and Rocketbank. In November 2014, Life.SREDA launched its second fund, a $100m fund focused on […]

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