Propel Venture Partners – The Future of Financial Services

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Team

Our entire team is committed to helping our portfolio companies achieve their goals to transform financial services. We have devoted our careers to this area—with experience from large institutions to small startups. We are collaborative in our approach. We value creative and quantitative thinking. We take bold actions and learn from them.

Ryan Gilbert

Partner

Jay Reinemann

Partner

Thomas Whiteaker

Partner

Hilary Kivitz

COO & General Counsel

Caroline Talley

Operations Associate

David Mort

Vice President

Amman Bhasin

Analyst

  • "It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."

    William Shakespeare

  • "Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it."

    Charles Swindoll

  • "Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life."

    Steve Jobs

  • "I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions."

    Stephen Covey

Propel Venture Partners

Insights

How broadly do we define financial services? What changes will matter most? We are constantly curious about how money and technology interact with the world at large.

Posted 18, August 2017

ICOs Are About More Than Fundraising

Bitcoin and Ethereum prices have risen steeply this year, but the funding levels of initial coin offerings (ICOs) have been...
Posted 20, June 2017

EaseCentral Investment and Partnership

Today we are excited to announce Propel’s investment in EaseCentral, a cloud-based benefits enrollment platform built for insurance brokers and employers....
  • "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."

    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value."

    Albert Einstein

  • "I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse."

    Florence Nightingale

  • "Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right."

    Henry Ford

Portfolio

We eagerly partner with entrepreneurs who appreciate the joy of a great user experience, embrace technology, and believe financial services should be faster, cheaper, more secure, and more transparent.

Fixing the browsing experience

Proactive identity protection

Digital currency platform to buy, sell and use bitcoin

Digital transaction management software

Full-stack e-commerce platform for buying new cars

Building the modern bank for the next generation

One solution for benefits and HR

Rebuilding the retirement industry

Reimagining home insurance

Rebuilding health benefits for employees

AI platform that powers virtual assistants and smart bots for mobile, messaging, and wearables

Alternative affordable lending and investment syndication platform

Personal financial management and digital wealth management platform

Online marketplace for consumer loans

One low rate for all your cards

Cloud-based invoice, payment, and dynamic discounting software

Mission

Any successful mission needs a plan, a team, inspiration, and a little bit of luck. Propel Venture Partners backs the brave as they rethink and rebuild financial services. Let’s launch together!

Come work with Propel!

We're building our team! If you're whipsmart, fast-paced, and fascinated by financial services technology, click here to check out the opportunities.
Posted 18, August 2017

ICOs Are About More Than Fundraising

Bitcoin and Ethereum prices have risen steeply this year, but the funding levels of initial coin offerings (ICOs) have been...

Going beyond, rethinking and rebuilding financial services