Tag: vc

Rebuilding the Backbone of Banking with Draper Esprit

Vinoth Jayakumar runs fintech investments for Draper Esprit, a premier venture capital firm and backers of the likes of Revolut and TransferWise. Today we grapple with the backend infrastructure of banking, updating on a subject we’ve covered in the past with 10x, ThoughtMachine, Mambu and others. These and other players have continued to build, recently […]

Is the Tech Startup Mindset Helping Us or Hurting Us?

Nicolas Colin is co-founder of The Family, a European tech incubator with a different approach than most. Their mission is the educate, support and connect entrepreneurs in ways that build great global companies. The Family describes itself a platform that unites entrepreneurs across Europe in Paris, London and Berlin, with a mission to build a startup continent that is diverse, dynamic […]

What’s Next in Fintech? with Augmentum

We’ve seen a slow evolution in fintech from the early days – transitioning from disruptors and disintermediators to partners and platforms. Where do we go from here? Tim Levene is the Founder and CEO of Augmentum, a fintech venture capital firm. Prior to starting Augmentum, Tim worked for Bain, started London restaurant chain Crussh and founded Flutter.com, which merged with Betfair in 2001, at the […]

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Enterprise Software

Today, we’re joined by not one but four guests building and funding artificial intelligence companies. Scott Sage is a Partner at Crane, a Venture Capital fund focused on complex enterprise software, much of which incorporates AI. Abhirukt Sapru is the Chief Revenue Officer of Tessian, an AI-powered email security company. Tim Pullan is the Founder and CEO of ThoughtRiver, a legal tech company offloading contract […]

Building Billion-Dollar Businesses with Martin Mignot of Index Ventures

Martin Mignot is a Partner at Index Ventures, one of Europe’s leading VC firms. Martin focuses on startups which operate in large markets (food, transportation, finance, healthcare) through the development of must-have products that get exponentially better with each additional user. He has worked with companies including Bird and BlaBlaCar and serves on the board of Deliveroo, Revolut and Trainline. Prior to joining Index, Martin was in the TMT […]

Venture Debt & Funding Fintech with Silicon Valley Bank

Erin Platts is Head of UK Commercial Banking at Silicon Valley Bank and Kristi Oliver is a Managing Director in the same business. Silicon Valley Bank is one of the best known banks in the startup community, banking many of the most successful tech companies and VCs in the US and UK. The episode is […]

Incubating Fintech Startups with Entrepreneur First

Matt Clifford is the co-founder and CEO of Entrepreneur First, the world’s leading technology company builder. EF invests in top technical individuals to help them build world-class deep tech startups in London and Singapore. Since 2011, they’ve created over 100 startups, including Magic Pony, an AI company acquired by Twitter in 2016, and Cleo, a […]

The VC View: Balderton Capital on European Fintech

Rob Moffat is a Partner at Balderton Capital, a London-based venture capital firm that has invested in fintech businesses including GoCardless, Revolut, Crowdcube, Nutmeg, Seedcamp, ComplyAdvantage, Wonga, Zopa and more. Prior to joining Balderton, Rob worked at Bain & Company and Google. Rob holds degrees from Cambridge and INSEAD. As always, connect with us on […]

Episode 50: How to Start a Fintech: Asset Management Software

Aman Ghei is a Principal at Finch Capital, a London- and Amsterdam-based venture capital firm focused on high growth fintech companies. Prior to joining Finch Capital, Aman worked at Facebook and Accel Partners. Aman first joined Rebank for Episode 37, together with Alvaro Alvarez del Rio, where we looked at similarities between fintech and other […]

Episode 48: The Fintech VC’s View: Eight Roads Ventures

Michael Treskow is a Partner at Eight Roads Ventures, focusing on venture and growth investments in technology companies across Europe. Previously, Michael worked at Accel in London, where he was involved with investments in companies such as Funding Circle, GoCardless and WorldRemit. He moved to London from San Francisco, where he did cross-stage investing in […]

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. […]

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