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Building Consumer & SMB Fintechs in 2023

Hosted by Ensemblex
Past Event
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About Event

Meet fintech builders over drinks and snacks at this intimate event.

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


Panelists include

  • 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.


Doors open at 6pm

6:00-6:30 open networking

6:30-7:30 moderated panel with live Q&A

7:30-8:00 open networking

Light snacks and drinks will be provided.