Episode 24: BBE Outside In – US

Introducing Breaking Banks Europe’s new series: BBE OUTSIDE IN, a space for the voices of European distinguished entrepreneurs, executives, and investors to enlighten on their perspective of the European scene from the outside. Each episode will focus on a specific country or region, and today we bring you to the US – with guests from both the East and West coast. Live from San Francisco, we’re joined by Simone Brunozzi (Operating Partner at Cota Capital) and across the country Anna Irrera (Fintech Correspondent and Financial Companies Team Leader at Reuters) from New York. Hosted by Matteo Rizzi and Meaghan Johnson.

Author, Co-Founder of FTS Group, BBE Executive Producer
About the Author
Matteo Rizzi is an unconventional entrepreneur with two decades of experience in Financial Services, constantly referred amongst the top executives in the industry. He spent 13 years at SWIFT - where he co-founded Innotribe, the innovation arm of the cooperative, launching the first global startup challenge. Since 2013, he has a FinTech Investor and/or Venture Partner role with global VCs and CVCs (20+ deals, 5 exits). In 2015, he co-founded FinTechStage (now FTSGroup.eu) - a platform for Investors and Innovators to boost FinTech innovation globally. In 2019, Matteo founded Timepledge.org a global initiative to foster financial inclusion and entrepreneurship. The same year he launched Breaking Banks Europe (as the Executive Producer). He is the author of "The FinTech Revolution" and "Talents & Rebels" and is fluent in 5 languages. Twitter:https://twitter.com/matteorizzi Website: https://matteorizzi.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matteorizziofficial Linkedln:https://www.linkedin.com/in/matteorizzi/ Provoke: https://provoke.fm/author/matteo/