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.>>>
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.>>>
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.>>>
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.>>>
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. >>>
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 >>>
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 >>>
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 >>>
The B2B digital payment space is changing. Listen to Jeremy discuss the developments.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as PayStand.
Jeremy Almond: I’m the Founder and CEO of a company called PayStand. PayStand is a B2B digital payment network. What Venmo does for consumers, we do for commercial transactions. We believe that there is a huge transformation that’s going on in the commercial side of financial services. We’re bringing about change in three clear ways. We call it no paper, no fees, and no monopoly.
Sramana Mitra: When you say B2B payment, could you elaborate on how you’ve gone to market. What segments >>>
Levi King offers a unique perspective into small business lending in this TLFT interview.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as Nav.
Levi King: We started the business about six years ago. My business partner is an attorney. We offer free credit and financial education to small businesses in the US. Eventually, we’ll move to other parts of the globe. Small business owners can sign up and see their personal credit, business credit, and their checking data through an educational lens that helps them understand how >>>