About the Author
Elizabeth Kleinveld is an ecosystem builder linking various parties in the Financial Services value chain from startups and scale-ups to regulators, investors and large corporates. She spent twenty years working in the tech and banking sectors in the Netherlands, working first with Holland Fintech and joinining Startupbootcamp's Global Fintech Accelerator in 2016. There she’s helped over 150 international startups from RegTechs, InsurTech, PensionTech, Institutional Investing, Challenger Banks, Trade Finance companies etc., to scale their business from those working with banks to improve their credit scoring models and onboarding processes to those focused on asset management and trade finance companies to companies operating in the ESG space. Kleinveld is also responsible for the corporate partners (European banks, insurers, pension funds, consultants). Kleinveld is passionate about helping female and minority founders and solutions that increase financial inclusion, giving the underbanked opportunities that they didn’t have before. She is keen to connect with enablers of financial inclusion, including BaaS, Forex and middleware solutions that are startup friendly. Kleinveld is very active in the ecosystem and has hosted a number of panel discussions at various conferences, including Money2020, Fintech South, European Women in Tech, Financial Services Cybertech Forum and Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo. In addition, she’s the host of a number of videos and podcasts about topics like Investing in Startups, Cybersecurity, FinTech for Retail, Challenger Banks, PensionTech and Compliance. Kleinveld has invested in over 30 startups, is on the Board of the Israeli-Dutch Innovation Center and is a Founding Partner of Great Stuff Ventures.

Episode 191 – Fintech4Good: Gender Lens Investing

In our newest “Fintech4Good” episode, Elizabeth Kleinveld and guest Lisa di Sevo dive into the world of gender lens investing in financial services on a captivating podcast episode. Their engaging discussion explores the intersection of finance and social change, highlighting the potential of gender-conscious investment strategies to drive growth and equality. Through our guest’s life…

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Episode 190: News From the FinTech Front (August 2023)

It’s the end of the month and these news are not commenting themselves – hence we called a powerhouse duo – Conny and Don, two of the biggest global thought-leaders and part of the #BBE family. In this episode, we will talk on the venture front with the 1bln GBP Fintech Fund backed by Mastercard,…

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Episode 186: News From The FinTech Front (July)

It’s a wrap up for July – and that means only one thing… it’s News From The FinTech Front time, and what a month! Liz Kleinveld takes the hosting seat, and welcomes industry experts Jeroen de Bel (Fincog) and Angelique Schouten ( Fintech) to discuss a multitude of topics – from hot new features in banking…

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Episode 185 – Ecosystem Zoom In – The Serbian Case

We are back to the Balkans! The Serbian fintech scene is experiencing significant growth and innovation and we’re here to give you the scoop. With a dynamic startup ecosystem, booming exponential talent and supportive government initiatives, numerous fintech companies are emerging from it. Leveraging advanced technologies, such as blockchain and AI, they aim to transform…

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Episode 179: Money2020 Europe – Take Over (Part 1)

We teased, and teased and here we are!The first episode of our Live Coverage at Money2020 Europe just dropped and we are ready to share it with you. Curated by non-other than our favourite partner Ecology Media, Elizabeth Kleinveld and Don Ginsel host Fatemeh Nikayin & Thomas Müller (Rivero), Abe Smith (18:50′ – Paymentology) and…

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