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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: EarnUp CEO Matthew Cooper and CFO Nadim Homsany (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Dec 2nd 2019

100 million consumers live paycheck to paycheck and are loaded with debt. EarnUp offers a solution to help them ease their debt burden.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing yourselves as well as EarnUp.

Matthew Cooper: Nadim and I are the two co-founders of EarnUp. I’m currently the CEO and Nadim is the CFO. EarnUp is an award-winning platform that intelligently automates loan payments for the 200 million indebted Americans. We make it easy for consumers to stay on track with their payments.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Doug Atkin of Communitas Capital Partners (Part 1)

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 22nd 2019

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Doug Atkin was recorded in July 2019.

Doug Atkin, Managing Partner at Communitas Capital Partners, has extensive experience in FinTech and this conversation explores the nuances of that sector.

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Infinicept CEO Todd Ablowitz (Part 1)

Posted on Wednesday, Oct 9th 2019

FinTech is a complex industry with massive changes underway. In this interview, Todd and I attempt to explore what is defensible in this highly competitive space.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself and to Infinicept.

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Bristol Gate Capital Partners CEO Richard Hamm (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Sep 30th 2019

Richard discusses predictive AI applications in FinTech, including the state of the robo advisor industry.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Bristol Gates.

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Eyal Shinar, CEO of Fundbox (Part 1)

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 4th 2019

Small business credit and receivables financing are going through enormous changes in the FinTech era. This interview delves into some complex issues. Fascinating discussion!

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Fundbox. We’ve had Fundbox before. Let’s do a quick recap.

Eyal Shinar: I’m the Co-Founder and CEO of Fundbox. There are many ways to describe a company but the most precise and a very high level way is, we’re building the world’s first, and hopefully the largest, B2B payment and credit network.

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Terrence McCrossan, CEO of Oversight Systems (Part 1)

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 6th 2019

The audit function at enterprises is ripe for automation. Read on to learn what’s happening.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning by introducing yourself as well as Oversight Systems.

Terrence McCrossan: I’m the CEO of Oversight Systems. Oversight is an Atlanta, Georgia-based company that is a leader in AI-based process automation and transaction analysis.

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Brock Blake, CEO of Lendio (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Feb 25th 2019

Small business lending is an extremely important finance function that is full of sand in the gear.

Lendio is working on smoothening the process and adding velocity into the ecosystem. We discuss the future of this corner of FinTech in this fascinating conversation.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself and to Lendio.

Brock Blake: I’m the founder and CEO of Lendio. Lendio is a small business loan marketplace. We are helping small business owners across the United States get access to capital. We’re like the Expedia or the Kayak for business loans, which means we’re not a lender ourselves. We have 75 lenders on our platform. We’ve created an opportunity for a business owner to go and come to one place so that one application can get access to many loan options. >>>

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Alexander Ross of Illuminate Financial (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Nov 19th 2018

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Alexander Ross was recorded in July 2018.

Alexander Ross, Founder at Illuminate Financial, talks about his firm’s FinTech investment thesis.

Sramana Mitra: Tell us a little bit about your fund and your investing focus. Let’s get to know one another. Let’s introduce you to our audience.

Alexander Ross: Our fund is called Illuminate Financial. We are a financial market technology-focused venture capital fund. We saw a space in >>>

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Rob Reid, EVP of Sage Intacct (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Oct 8th 2018

Rob was the CEO of Intacct, which Sage has acquired. Intacct is a leader in small business ERP. Read on to learn more about the trends in that space.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Sage Intacct.

Rob Reid: Sage Intacct is an ERP solution provider for the midmarket. We have been an innovation leader for the last 10 years and also a customer satisfaction leader in the industry eclipsing all others. It’s pretty interesting. We moved to being a cloud solution as an industry. The industry used to be called SaaS.

We deliver the best technology we possibly can as well as provide white-glove service so that your customers maximize their success >>>

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Erich Litch, Chief Revenue Officer, 2Checkout (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Sep 17th 2018

The payment industry is going aggressively digital. This discussion takes stock of the ecosystem and its trends.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to 2Checkout and yourself.

Erich Litch: I’m Erich Litch. I’m the Chief Revenue Officer for 2Checkout. 2Checkout is a leading payment and e-commerce company. We do business all over the world supporting over 10,000 merchants in every part of the world and handle payment processing, e-commerce management, subscription billing and management, and all kinds of things that enable businesses to seamlessly and easily sell all over the world.

Sramana Mitra: Can you double-click down a little bit and talk about what kind of customers are the ones that you are going >>>

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