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 payment systems, lending, and financial services, driving economic progress in the region.

Meet the guests:

Milenko Tošić – Director of Innovation, VizLore Labs Foundation / Co-Founder, INVT DOO Novi Sad

Zoja Kukic – VP Digital Transformation, Signet World / Co-Founder, She Rocks Global

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: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-kleinveld-1493ab X: https://twitter.com/EkleinveldSBC Website: www.greatstuffventures.com Provoke: https://provoke.fm/author/elizabeth-kleinveld/