[Fintech Leaders Podcast] What Motivates Mission-Driven Founders, Why Specialist Funds Win Big, Investing in Global Fintech
Emmalyn Shaw, Flourish Ventures Managing Partner – What Motivates Mission-Driven Founders, Why Specialist Funds Win Big, Investing in Global Fintech
Miguel Armaza interviews Emmalyn Shaw, Managing Partner at Flourish Ventures, an $850 million global fintech-focused fund.
Miguel Armaza sits down with Emmalyn Shaw, Managing Partner at Flourish Ventures, a global fintech-focused fund with over $850 million in assets under management. Flourish Ventures is also a permanent capital vehicle that aims to back companies that can create systemic change and help build a more fair financial system. Some of their investments include Chime, Neon, Alloy, Flutterwave, Paga, and Kamino.
- Lessons learned after almost 25 years in venture capital
- Building a venture team
- Why specialized funds can deliver big wins and returns
- What it means to be a mission-driven entrepreneur and why they love investing in them
- The strategy that has allowed Flourish Ventures to invest around the world… and a lot more!
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Miguel Armaza is Co-Founder and General Partner of Gilgamesh Ventures, a seed-stage investment fund focused on fintech in the Americas. He also hosts and writes the Fintech Leaders podcast and newsletter.