Miguel Armaza sits down with the legendary Sallie Krawcheck, Co-founder and CEO of Ellevest, an innovative digital investment platform built by women, for women, providing solutions for all stages of women’s financial lives to help them invest more, save more, and earn more.

Founded in 2015, Ellevest recently crossed over $1B in Assets Under Management, backed by some of the most impressive names in the industry, including PSP Partners, Khosla Ventures, Mastercard, Paypal, Allianz, Eric Schmidt, Max Levchin, and Mohamed El-Erian.

Sallie is one of the highest-ranked women to have ever worked on Wall Street, is an influential writer and…

Miguel Armaza sits down with Jason Gross, Co-Founder and CEO of Petal, a new kind of credit card company that has pioneered the Cash Score — an alternative measure of creditworthiness based on income, savings and spending history — to make credit more accessible.

Founded in 2016, the company has raised over 100 million equity and close to 500 million in debt from industry leaders including Valar ventures, Third Prime, Afore Capital, Story Ventures, and Jefferies.

We discuss:

  • His non-traditional background for a startup founder — Jason is a lawyer turned entrepreneur. After graduating from Harvard Law School he…

Miguel Armaza sits down with Alison Lange Engel, Venture Partner at Greycroft. a leading venture capital firm focused on technology investments, with offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

Greycroft manages over $2 billion and has made over 200 investments, including some leading fintech companies like Acorns, Venmo, Flutterwave, and Public.

Alison works across the Greycroft portfolio, advising companies on go-to-market strategy, execution, and sourcing new investments. She’s also a proud MBA alum from the Wharton School.

We discuss:

  • Her operator background at companies like HBO, LinkedIn, Microsoft and Stripe
  • A deep dive into her experience as Head…

Miguel Armaza sits down with Tosin Eniolorunda, Founder and CEO of TeamApt, a financial software company focused on building solutions and running infrastructure for African banks, businesses, and people to manage their money.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Tosin’s background, his journey as an entrepreneur, and why he decided to bootstrap the company for several years before raising any venture dollars
  • TeamApt’s impressive growth
  • Building the company and how they developed the biggest non-bank, mobile money platform in the market.
  • The amazing Nigerian Fintech opportunity
  • State of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa
  • And a whole lot more!

Full interview…

Miguel Armaza sits down with none other than Anthony Scaramucci, Managing Partner & Founder of SkyBridge, a $10 billion global alternative investments firm specializing in a wide array of investment strategies, including fund of hedge funds products, hedge fund advisory solutions, and a bitcoin-dedicated fund. Prior to SkyBridge, Mr. Scaramucci co-founded Oscar Capital Management, which he later sold to Neuberger Berman in 2001.

In this entertaining episode, we discuss

  • Anthony’s trajectory and entrepreneurial spirit — why he decided to leave big finance to launch his own firm

Founder Lessons:

  1. The importance of showing up and putting all your time…

Miguel Armaza sits down with Shamir Karkal, Co-Founder and CEO of Sila, a banking and payments platform that aims to break open the Financial System and make it easy for any company to offer out-of-the-box financial services.

Shamir is also a true FinTech pioneer and legend, having played a crucial part in building the infrastructure that would pave the way for online banking. In 2009, he co-founded Simple, the first digital bank of its kind in the US, and later headed the Open Platform group at BBVA.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Shamir’s fascinating background and how in fact…

Miguel Armaza sits down with Logan Allin, Founder and Managing General Partner at Fin VC, a Venture Capital firm focused on Enterprise SaaS FinTech companies in the US, UK and Europe, with a portfolio that includes 6 unicorns.

Prior to founding Fin VC, Logan was VP of SoFi Ventures. He is also a graduate of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business where he was a Sloan Fellow.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Logan’s background and the journey to becoming a Venture Capital entrepreneur
  • The transition from being a Corporate VC under SoFi to becoming a stand-alone fund
  • Why Fin VC focuses…

Miguel Armaza sits down with Charles Moldow, General Partner at Foundation Capital, a legendary Venture Capital firm founded in 1995 that has raised nine funds, received over $3B in committed capital, has seen 28 IPOs, and over 80 acquisitions from their portfolio companies.

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Charles has been at Foundation since 2005, having led impressive investments like Uber, LendingClub, OnDeck, and Rappi. Before Foundation, he lived the startup journey and was part of the founding team of two high-profile startups with successful exits in 97 and 2006. …

Miguel Armaza sits down with Carl Wazen, Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer at Yoco, South Africa’s leading payments platform for small businesses offering a convenient way to accept card payments in-person or online.

Founded in 2012, the company serves over 100,000 small businesses and has received multiple rounds of investment from industry leaders like Quona, Partech, Greyhound Capital, FMO and many more.

We covered a wide range of topics, including:

  • Carl’s background and his entrepreneurial journey in Cape Town, South Africa as an immigrant outsider
  • Stories about the early days of Yoco and how they took the company from…

Miguel Armaza is joined by the wonderful Doug Peterson, President and CEO of S&P Global, one of the largest companies in the US that specializes in providing ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide.

Prior to S&P, Doug held multiple leadership positions at Citigroup, including roles around the world as CEO of Citi Japan and Uruguay. He is also a proud alum of our amazing Wharton School!

In this episode, we talk about:

  • Doug’s journey, from childhood in New Mexico, to international student in South America, to global corporate leader
  • The important role that Wharton…

Miguel Armaza

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

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