Get the pulse of the current market in investing in fintech, despite global challenges, in some straight talk with Christopher Schroeder and Bill Cilluffo of QED Investors, one of the world’s leading fintech venture firms.
This is the first in a series of 20-minute, quick hit conversations plus your questions with leaders in our global economy, emerging market venture capital, and impact investments. No better way to start than with the amazing Bill Cilluffo of QED Investors - perhaps the most exciting and best performing investors in fintech today. Building on the team's experience at creating Capital One and in astounding US investments, they have one of the most coveted portfolios in Latin America, and just opened operations in Africa and Southeast Asia. We will tour the horizons of the next era of innovation rising right now, and why (and where), in these astounding days, this is an exciting time to be laying smarts bets.
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|09:45 ET / 15:45 CET||Insights & Discussion|
|10:05 ET / 16:05 CET||Q&A|
|10:15 ET / 16:15 CET||Wrap-up|
Christopher M. Schroeder
Advisor and Venture Investor
Global Investor, Internet/Media entrepreneur and CEO focused on Silicon Valley and international consumer, fin-tech, media companies and advocating/mentoring global entrepreneurship. Writer, speaker and moderator on entrepreneurship, innovation and global economies and markets. Adviser to companies and governments in related areas. Author of the Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East.
Partner & Head of International Investments, QED
QED is one of the leading FinTech venture firms with a portfolio including Nubank, Kavak, Klarna, Quinto Andar and Bitso to name a few. As for Bill, he has led investments in Nubank, Loft, Wagestream and Creditas among others. Prior to joining QED, he spent nearly 20 years at Capital One, spanning several roles and leading several businesses. During Bill’s last 3 years at Capital One, he led its Co-Brand and Private Label credit card business, building the business nearly from scratch to one of the top few players in the US market.