Wrap of Week #41: Barclays Techstars, Technopark meetup, Lendit Europe, Metromile, SmallBiz Fintech


cropped-dailyfintech_logo_blue_2016-04-14-03.pngInsights and takeaways from three venues: an accelerator, a meetup, a conference! The first was a check on the startups that made it 2yrs ago; the second a unique Reverse Pitch meetup and the third the European Lendit Conference.

First the reflection on the 11 startups that graduated from Barclays Techstars accelerator 2 years ago. We are old in Fintech land and we aren’t shy to show it. Enjoy our self-check: Whatever happened to…11 startups graduating from Barclays Techstars 2 years ago.

Second our insights from a Technopark Zurich meetup that combined Investors pitching first and then the Fintechs. Transparency missing from the suppliers of Capital to Fintechs. Check out also the new topic “Which crowdfunding platforms have a model that empowers the entrepreneur?

And last but not least, our takeaways from Lendit Europe in London. Check out on the Fintech Genome in the Lending category where the conversations continue.

In Insurtech, the latest hot new space, we covered Metromile and the promise of personalized Auto Insurance.

As banks continue to allocate to safe sectors, we all need to realize that Fintech is fueling economic growth especially in the small business. Don’t miss reading Why fintech companies should measure performance differently to banks.

The Fintech Genome platform

In the more recent Category for “Lending”; there is lots to discuss especially following the Lendit conference.

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