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 in the tech and banking sectors in the Netherlands, working first with ABN AMRO and then Holland Fintech before joning Startupbootcamp's Global Fintech Accelerator in 2016. There she’s helped over 150 international startups scale their business from Payments, RegTech, InsurTech, PensionTech, Investing, and Trade Finance companies etc. She is passionate about helping female and minority founders and likes to see solutions that increase financial inclusion, giving the underbanked opportunities that they didn’t have before. 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, and Financial Services Cybertech Forum. Kleinveld has invested in over 40 startups, is on the Board of the Israeli-Dutch Innovation Center and is a Founding Partner of Great Stuff Ventures. Linkedln: X: Website: Provoke:

Episode 223: News From The Fintech Front (March 2024)

Another month, another “News From the Fintech Front.” In Episode 223, March 2024 unfolds with the latest in fintech, hosted by Elizabeth Kleinveld. Joined by Oana Ifrim, Lead Editor at The Paypers, and David Gyori, CEO of Banking Reports London, the episode delves into the industry’s hottest topics. Discussions center around the transition from cash…

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Episode 214: Ecosystem Zoom-In: The Nigerian Case

Update time! Our Ecosystem Zoom-In series takes us back to the dynamic landscape of the Nigerian Ecosystem, this time hosted by Elizabeth Kleinveld and with guests Babatunde Ogundipe (E-Doc Online) and Uwem Uwemakpan (Launch Africa). Building upon the foundations laid in our December 2020 episode with Lexi Novitske and Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, Kleinveld explores the remarkable…

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Episode 206: MONEY UNDER 20 – Meet the Industry Player!

In the latest NFF of the year, FTS Group’s founder, Francesca Aliverti, orchestrates a discussion with Lex Sokolin and Richard Turrin, unraveling the tumultuous year of 2023 in crypto. From SBF’s guilt in the FTX scandal to historic settlements, including CZ and Binance, and Kraken under SEC scrutiny—the crypto market surged amid unpredictability. Shifting focus,…

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Episode 203: FinTech4Good: Finance for Farmers and a Sustainable Supply Chain

Farm Now, Pay Later! Step into the world of finance with a purpose on another compelling episode of “Fintech4Good.” Host Elizabeth Kleinveld leads the conversation on “Finance for Farmers and a Sustainable Supply Chain” with dynamic guests Diletta Topazio from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Javier Perez, Co-Founder and COO of WËIA. The…

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Episode 197: Fintech4Good: Microfinance 101

Dive into the world of Microfinance in the newest episode of “Breaking Banks Europe.” Our guest, Beryl Spoor van Andel, Innovation & Financial Product Development Specialist at Oiko Credit, sheds light on the vital role of microfinance in today’s financial landscape. Hosted by Elizabeth Kleinveld, this 30-minute conversation, explores the transformative power of small-scale lending…

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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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