Building a consumer/ SMB fintech is hard, especially in 2023. Come hear our star-studded panelists share their hard earned lessons from first hand experiences. You’ll walk away with actionable advice to avoid costly mistakes, and you’ll be inspired to achieve capital-efficient growth.
The panel will cover the following topics
Lessons learned by repeat founders and operators who’ve built direct to consumer/SMB fintechs, including several unicorns
How to set up your company for long term success while being capital efficient
The advantage and hidden cost of building functionalities in house
GTM strategies in a challenging economic environment
Trends from VCs: what consumer/SMB VCs are excited about in the second half of 2023
Scott Bass, Director of Product Launch at Ensemblex; formerly Monzo and Green Dot
Stephanie Hanson, CEO of Gestalt; formerly founder of defi Solutions
Richard Dingwall, staff engineer at Monzo; formerly BNP Paribas and JPMorgan
Ricky Lai, Partner at Portage Ventures; formerly Mithril360 and KPMG
The panel will be moderated by Chloe Zhu, Director of Venture Studio at Ensemblex; formerly Mission Lane, JPMorgan, and Goldman Sachs.