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From the Launchpad — Propel Venture Partners’ Newsletter

Welcome to From the Launchpad, Propel Venture Partners’ update on financial services, technology, and exciting innovators who are rethinking and rebuilding the industry.... Read More

Funding, People, and a Plan: Takeaways for Fintech Founders from the Propel Summit

What do successful startup founders and VC investors have in common? They get out ahead of funding rounds and keep revisiting possible deals. At the Propel Summit in April, experienced founders and our peers in venture capital talked about the same journey from their different vantage points, and offered similar advice about raises: start talking early and keep circling back.
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Propel at the Presidio: Friends & Fintech

We were delighted that so many founders and friends were able to join at the 2019 Propel Summit at the Presidio earlier this month. Here are highlights from the conversations that took place on stage: While Brexit delays were in the top headlines that morning, Jekaterina Govina from Bank of Lithuania explained how regulators in Lithuania are inviting fintech startups
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Navigating the Regulators Video

Insights from:Alex Acree, Takoma GroupJekaterina Govina, Bank of LithuaniaMelissa Koide, FinRegLab... Read More

Going Global with Money20/20 Video

Insights from:Chris Semple, BBVAPat Patel, Money20/20Rebecca Martin, Money20/20... Read More

Betting on Banks of the Future Video

Insights from:Laurent Nizri, Paris Fintech ForumJamie Ramenofsky, Silicon Valley BankDerek White, BBVA... Read More

Programmable Money: Builders of the Digital Economy Video

Insights from:Paul Veradittakit, Pantera CapitalFelix Feng, Set ProtocolEvan Kuo, AmpleforthRobert Leshner, Compound Finance... Read More

Less Talk More Action: Financial Wellness Video

Insights from:Jeff Rosenberger, GuidelineJames Guitierrez, AuraEnnie Lim, Honeybee Financial WellnessKatie Selenski, CalSaversEmmalyn Shaw, Flourish Ventures... Read More

What is the Future of Work? Video

Insights from:Deepa Mahajan, McKinsey & CompanyFrancis Larson, Modern LaborPedro Meduna, Lana @ CabifyAdam Roseman, Steady... Read More

Stories from the Road: The Fintech Fundraising Journey Video

Insights from:Steve McLaughlin, FT PartnersGary Beasley, RoofstockRob Frohwein, Kabbage... Read More