Room for everyone in post-pandemic fintech [Entrepreneur]

Crises are catalysts for innovation. When longstanding ways of doing essential things cannot continue because of circumstances beyond our control, technical expertise and entrepreneurial flair make possible new ways of doing these things.

Financial health startup SeedFi raises $65m [FinExtra]

SeedFi, a startup promising to help Americans build their credit and savings, has raised $15 million in equity and $50 million in debt. Andreessen Horowitz led the round, with participation from Flourish, Core Innovation Capital, and Quiet Capital. SeedFi is one of several fintech outfits targeting the huge swathe of Americans stuck in cycle of debt and with little or no savings.

Flourish Focus: TaniHub Group

April 29, 2021, 7pm PDT
April 30, 2021, 9am WIB

Don’t miss this engaging conversation between Flourish Investor Smita Aggarwal and Co-founder and CEO Pamitra Wineka of TaniHub Group, a rising agritech startup based in Jakarta, as they sit down to discuss how TaniHub emerged from a challenging year with the COVID-19 pandemic stronger and poised for growth.

Flourish Talent Talks: The Future of Product

April 23, 2021, 2pm IST
Join the Flourish India portfolio companies for a fireside chat with Anshumani Ruddra who has spent the last 16 years crafting experiences and products for users. First as an author of children’s books, then as a game designer on some of the world’s largest social games (Mafia Wars, Cafe World, etc) and then as a product manager across various consumer tech businesses (gaming, messaging, healthcare, education and media).

Flourish Focus: Heru

February 25, 2021

Join us for a discussion between Flourish Managing Partner, Arjuna Costa and Mateo Jaramillo, CEO and Co-founder of Mexico City-based Heru. They’ll discuss the inspiration behind Mateo’s startup that offers Latin American gig workers digital services and community safe stops.

Flourish Focus: Thought Leader Spotlight – ShopUp

October 10, 2020
We have remained inspired by ShopUp's vision for a more inclusive financial system that begins with providing SMEs access to the formal financial sector. Smita Aggarwal sits down with Afeef Zaman, Co-founder and CEO of ShopUp, to tell his founder story.