Miguel Armaza sits down with Alex Taussig, Partner at Lightspeed Ventures, a global multi-stage VC with over $10B in AUM, focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends in the Enterprise and Consumer sectors. They’ve backed some amazing companies, including Snap, Affirm, and GrubHub.

Alex focuses on online marketplaces and co-leads…


Miguel Armaza sits down with Sean Salas, Co-Founder and CEO of Camino Financial, a Fintech company pioneering access to affordable credit to underbanked Latino businesses. Since inception, the company has raised over $125 million in debt and equity from top industry investors.

Sean grew up in between Mexico and the…


Miguel Armaza sits down with Patrick Burns, CEO and Co-founder of Spruce, a proptech powering online real estate transactions that’s on a mission to build a one-click checkout experience for real estate transactions.

Spruce has raised more than $50M from investors including Bessemer Venture Partners, Scale Venture Partners, and Third…


Miguel Armaza sits down with the amazing Sebastian Kreis, Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Xepelin, a Latin American fintech company that aims to be the leading SMB digital bank in the region.

Founded in 2019 by Sebastian and Nicolas de Camino, they are one of the fastest-growing fintechs in the history of Latam…


Miguel Armaza sits down with the very genuine Raul Vazquez, CEO of Oportun, a Nasdaq-listed company that provides responsible consumer credit. Founded 15 years ago, Oportun has extended more than 4 million loans and over $10 billion in affordable credit.

Raul has been Oportun’s CEO since 2012 and previously served…


Miguel Armaza sits down with the fascinating David Nangle, CEO of Vostok Emerging Finance (VEF), an investment company publicly listed in Sweden that invests in growth stage private fintech companies across the emerging world.

Born and raised in Ireland, Dave has spent his career focused on emerging markets having worked…


Miguel Armaza sits down with Tosin Osibodu, Co-Founder and CEO of Chaka, a Nigerian digital investment platform that is bringing access to trade over 4,000 Nigerian and US stocks.

Tosin is a fintech veteran, serial entrepreneur, and also a proud alum of our very own University of Pennsylvania!

In…


Miguel Armaza sits down with legendary tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Fabrice Grinda, Founding Partner at FJ Labs, a stage-agnostic Venture Capital fund that focuses on marketplaces and consumer facing startups.

Born and raised in France, Fabrice is amongst the world’s leading tech leaders.

As an investor, he has over…


Miguel Armaza sits down with the fantastic Mary Ann Azevedo, Senior Reporter at TechCrunch covering all things Fintech and Latin America Tech.

Mary Ann is a renowned journalist, who’s been covering tech for 25 years! …


Miguel Armaza sits down with the brilliant Mahmoud Abdelkader, serial entrepreneur and CEO/Co-Founder of Very Good Security, a company that’s on a mission to protect the world’s information by providing essential security and compliance infrastructure for other businesses.

In this episode, we talk about:

  • Mahmoud’s journey — from Egypt…

Miguel Armaza

🎙Co-President/Podcast Host @WhartonFintech. Fintech investor @ Gilgamesh. 📚MBA/MA Candidate @Wharton/@LauderInstitute. Author of Fintech Leaders Newsletter✍️

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