53 min

Michael Sidgmore, Partner at Broadhaven Ventures: Why Alts Are Going Mainstream‪!‬ Wharton FinTech Podcast

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Ryan Zauk sits down with fintech investor & frequent Wharton Fintech collaborator, Michael Sidgmore!

Michael is a Partner at Broadhaven Ventures, part of Broadhaven Capital Partners, a leading merchant bank focused on financial services. In addition to Broadhaven, Michael runs a media platform called Alt Goes Mainstream, as well as Community x Capital with Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian. These platforms focus on the emergence of alternative assets, 'culture assets,' investing, and the convergence of community & capital.

Michael is ultra-deep in fintech, with years of experience as an investor, operator, advisor, angel, and more in this space.

In today’s episode, they discuss:
- The evolution of the Alts landscape over the last decade and the major trends that will drive it forward
- His investment in and admiration for Republic and its CEO Ken Nguyen
- The huge opportunity for wealth managers and alternative assets
- The rise of the passion economy with products like sneakers, sports cards, and wine
- His collaboration project with Mario Gabriele of the Generalist with Coinbase’s Direct Listing
- and much more!

Community X Capital: https://comxcap.transistor.fm/
Alt Goes Mainstream: https://altgoesmainstream.substack.com/

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Ryan's Twitter: twitter.com/RyanZauk

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Ryan Zauk sits down with fintech investor & frequent Wharton Fintech collaborator, Michael Sidgmore!

Michael is a Partner at Broadhaven Ventures, part of Broadhaven Capital Partners, a leading merchant bank focused on financial services. In addition to Broadhaven, Michael runs a media platform called Alt Goes Mainstream, as well as Community x Capital with Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian. These platforms focus on the emergence of alternative assets, 'culture assets,' investing, and the convergence of community & capital.

Michael is ultra-deep in fintech, with years of experience as an investor, operator, advisor, angel, and more in this space.

In today’s episode, they discuss:
- The evolution of the Alts landscape over the last decade and the major trends that will drive it forward
- His investment in and admiration for Republic and its CEO Ken Nguyen
- The huge opportunity for wealth managers and alternative assets
- The rise of the passion economy with products like sneakers, sports cards, and wine
- His collaboration project with Mario Gabriele of the Generalist with Coinbase’s Direct Listing
- and much more!

Community X Capital: https://comxcap.transistor.fm/
Alt Goes Mainstream: https://altgoesmainstream.substack.com/

--
For more Fintech insights, follow us below:

Medium: medium.com/wharton-fintech

WFT Twitter: twitter.com/whartonfintech

Ryan's Twitter: twitter.com/RyanZauk

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/wharton-fintech-club/

53 min

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