Welcome to the Rise FinTech Podcast, brought to you by Barclays. Tune in to discover the latest trends and topics on FinTech from industry experts, founders, entrepreneurs and investors, who each bring their unique take on the industry and its future.
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Founders Coffee Club - Crowdfunding
In this month’s episode of the Founders Coffee Club, we explore Crowdfunding. Our host Daisy Hopkins chats with 2 amazing FinTech founders: Lucy Mullins, COO and co-founder of Stepladder, and Loral Quinn, CEO and co-founder of Sustainably. The founders discuss the benefits and challenges of crowdfunding, alongside best practices and advice for any entrepreneur looking to explore crowdfunding in the future.
Founders Coffee Club - Future of work
he Founders Coffee Club series follows the entrepreneurship journey, from the perspective of the founders themselves. In this month’s episode of the Founders Coffee Club, we explore the future of work. Our host Daisy Hopkins chats with 2 brilliant founders: Joyce Zhang Gray, CEO and founder of Alariss, and Trent Bigelow, CEO and founder of Abound. The founders discuss how the future of work has evolved, the rise in gig economy and what the future of the workforce will look like.
Jatin Rajput, Founder of Ad-In Ventures, chats Climate FinTech with Alex Gheorghe
In this Rise FinTech Insights special episode, host Alex Gheorghe chats with Ad-In Ventures Founder Jatin Rajput about Climate FinTech. Jatin and Alex chat about the opportunities at the intersection of FinTech and climate, the investment landscape for sustainable financial products, finance for good and Jatin's top tips for entrepreneurs.
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Founders Coffee Club - Mentoring
In this episode of the Founders Coffee Club, we explore the topic of mentorship. Our host Daisy Hopkins chats with 2 FinTech founders: Karen Rios, CEO & co-founder of Lifesaver, and Chris Storaker, CEO & co-founder of Smash. The founders discuss the importance of mentorship for entrepreneurs, the challenges of having a mentor and advice for anyone about to embark on their own mentorship journey. Rise provides its own free mentorship offering called FinTech Friday, find out more at rise.barclays.
Founders Coffee Club - Early stage funding
The Founders Coffee Club series follows the entrepreneurial journey, from a founders perspective. In our second edition, Suezann Holmes, CEO of ScaleXP and Derek Stewart, CEO of Paysme join Daisy Hopkins to chat about early stage funding. Suezann and Derek touch on a number of topics within early stage funding, including bootstrapping, grant funding and angel investment, covering the positive experiences and challenges they've encountered. All opinions expressed by the interviewees are their own.
Brennan Spellacy, Co-Founder and CEO at Patch chats Climate FinTech with Alex Gheorghe
In this Rise FinTech Insights special edition, Brennan Spellacy Co-Founder and CEO at Patch joins host Alex Gheorghe to chat about Climate FinTech. Brennan and Alex touch on a number of points including the opportunities at the intersection of FinTech and Climate, Patch's solutions for cryptocurrencies' environmental problems, the role of negative emission tech as well as Brennan's entrepreneurial journey and top advice for entrepreneurs.
I love how engaging the host is. She has clearly done her research and is able to get the most out of each female founder