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Logan Allin

Managing Partner & Founder

Logan is the Managing Partner & Founder of Fin Capital where he is responsible for management of the firm, sourcing/making investments, maintaining board responsibilities, and adding operating value across the portfolio. Logan was most recently Vice President of SoFi Ventures, where he was tasked with investing in and working hands-on with FinTech companies, as well as running SoFi’s accelerator and corporate development efforts.

Prior to SoFi, Logan was focused on entrepreneurial advisory and operating roles at Light Street Capital, Formation 8/Group, Zanbato, Addepar, Point Finance, Price, BridgeAthletic and ONEHOPE. Prior to his entrepreneurial pursuits, Logan was a corporate executive, as Head of Strategy, overseeing the enterprise FinTech strategy and execution, while serving as a member of the Operating Committee at Atlantic Trust, the Private Wealth Management arm of Invesco (and now CIBC). Previously, Logan was a Senior Vice President in City National Bank’s wealth management division (now part of RBC) where he led the technology strategy, open product architecture platform, and other strategic initiatives. Logan spent his earlier career in management consulting, in leadership positions at PwC, EMC, and Capgemini, focused exclusively on the intersection of Financial Services and technology.

Logan earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in public policy and political science from Duke University and a M.S. in Management from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business where he was a Sloan Fellow.

Ren Riley

General Partner

Ren Riley is a General Partner at Fin Capital where he is focused on sourcing and consummating primary and co-investment opportunities and adding value to our portfolio companies. Ren brings 25 years of experience in the financial services sector and has been an active participant and investor in the venture capital industry for over 20 years.

Before joining Fin, Ren was co-founder and managing director of Enclave Liquidity Partners, a venture firm he co-founded in 2019, delivering liquidity solutions to founders, executives, and key shareholders of late-stage private growth companies.

Prior to Enclave, Ren was a Partner at Robertson Stephens, an RIA providing wealth management services for high-net-worth individuals and family offices. Positions during his tenure at the firm also included CEO and Head of Alternatives.

Prior to Robertson Stephens, Ren spent 16 years with Oak Investment Partners, where he became a General Partner in 2006. His primary focus was on emerging growth, multi-stage investments in the Internet, mobile, FinTech and enterprise software and services sectors, around the globe. He remains a Venture Partner at Oak today, serving on the Boards of several private companies. Ren began his career working in the corporate finance division of the original Robertson Stephens, a technology-focused investment bank based in San Francisco, where he was a Senior Associate.

Ren holds an AB in Government from Dartmouth College. He holds FINRA licenses Series 63 and 82.

Christian Ostberg

General Partner

Christian is a General Partner at Fin Capital where he is responsible for sourcing investments, maintaining board responsibilities, and adding operating value at portfolio companies. Prior to joining Fin Capital, Christian was most recently an Investor at Thomvest Ventures, a $500 million multi-stage venture capital fund, where he held investing and operating roles in multiple technology companies spanning the FinTech and PropTech verticals. Christian has also worked as an operator at an early-stage venture-backed technology company, Eden; at KKR on their Credit Strategy team and at Houlihan Lokey in their financial restructuring investment banking division.

Additionally, he co-founded the Virginia Venture Fund, a student-run venture capital fund supporting young entrepreneurs and training the future generation of venture capital investors.

Christian holds a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia – McIntire School of Commerce with major concentrations in Finance, Management and Entrepreneurship.

Henry Cashin

Investment Partner

Henry is an Investment Partner at Fin Capital, responsible for sourcing investments, maintaining board responsibilities, and adding operating value at portfolio companies. Prior to joining Fin Capital, Henry was the US Corporate Strategy Lead at Klarna, Europe’s most valuable privately held FinTech. During his time at Klarna, US annual transaction volume grew ~20x, as Klarna signed 19 of the largest 100 US e-commerce merchants and grew the New York office from 9 to +100 employees.

Henry was previously at Mastercard both on the M&A team, and as the Chief of Staff to the Chief Innovation Officer. During his time at Mastercard, Henry sourced and ran the APT acquisition for $600M, Mastercard’s largest acquisition at the time. Henry started his career in investment banking at Credit Suisse in the Financial Sponsors Group.

Outside of work, Henry founded and serves on the Associates Board for Row New York, New York’s largest rowing charity. Henry holds a BA in Government, US Foreign Policy from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Kevin Nee

Partner and Chief Capital Officer

Kevin Nee is a Partner and Chief Capital Officer at Fin Capital, where he is focused on client relationships and strategic advice, as well as supporting the firm’s portfolio companies. Kevin was most recently Head of Capital Formation for Fifth Wall, where he was responsible for designing and spearheading the organization’s fundraising strategy, sourcing and developing limited partner relationships, and aiding in the design of Fifth Wall’s overall strategic vision.

Kevin has held several leadership positions in the private markets and the broader financial services industry since the early-1990s, with responsibility across investing client assets, raising capital from institutional investors, and managing organizations across all functional areas. He was previously Chairman and CEO of Covariance Capital Management, at the time, the $2.5 billion Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (“OCIO”) solutions provider of TIAA. He also served as President of Wilshire Private Markets, at the time, the $5 billion private markets division of Wilshire Associates, where investment mandates across the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia ranged from core, diversified private markets vehicles, covering multiple global geographic regions and private markets sectors, to niche-oriented separate accounts providing more specialized exposure.

Prior to Wilshire, Kevin was a Managing Director of BlackRock Alternative Advisors (“BAA), after serving as a Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager of Quellos Private Capital Markets, upon the sale of Quellos Group to BlackRock. BAA’s Private Equity Partners, at the time, managed nearly $6 billion across private markets partnerships and co-investments in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Israel. Earlier in his career, he was a Principal of Capital Z Partners, sponsoring new private markets teams, through substantial investment commitments to new firms formed by experience teams. His private markets experience began as Vice President of Invesco Private Capital, both managing private equity fund of funds portfolios and investing in later-stage venture capital investments across information technology, specialty retail and healthcare companies.

Kevin received a BS in Finance, summa cum laude, from Villanova University and an MBA, with honors, from Columbia Business School. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Nick Cirella

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Chief Operating Officer

Nick is General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Chief Operating Officer at Fin Capital, where he is responsible for legal and compliance functions. Nick has spent most of his career advising investment managers including as legal counsel at Farallon Capital Management and General Counsel/CCO at Steadview Capital Management. Prior to moving in house, Nick also worked as a corporate attorney at the law firms of Willkie, Farr, & Gallagher and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Nick has extensive experience with a wide variety of transactions, including venture capital, private equity, and capital markets deals in both the US and abroad.

Nick graduated from Harvard University with a concentration in Physics and a secondary field in Computer Science, University of Virginia School with a JD, and University of California, Berkeley with a Masters in Information and Data Science. He is admitted to the bar in New York and California.

Maggie Luo

Partner and Chief Financial Officer

Maggie is a Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Fin Capital where she is responsible for the financial reporting, accounting, taxes, and analysis of the firm’s investment funds as well as the firm’s day-to-day management of global firm-wide finance matters.

Maggie has had a fund career for over two decades. She worked at Ernst & Young in her early career and progressed to investment firms including Credit Suisse Fixed Income, Man Group, and Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Since she moved to the Bay area in late 2007, she helped set up DCM China office and involved in cross border investing at a number of other top tier VC/PE firms including Chengwei Capital (an evergreen structure) and Brooklands Capital Strategies (a TPG joint venture). Over the past decade, Maggie advised a number of micro and emerging venture funds in fund raising, funds’ structures, operations, and all aspects of finance functions.

Maggie received her CPA license in 2000. In her spare time, Maggie enjoys playing pickleball, hiking, and singing.

Stephanie Perez

Managing Director, BD and Partnerships

Stephanie is the Managing Director of BD and Partnerships at Fin Capital, where she is responsible for assisting portfolio companies with GTM strategy and business development, in addition to helping source new investment opportunities. Prior to Fin Capital, Stephanie was part of JPMorgan Chase’s Corporate Development team, which is responsible for all strategic partnerships at Chase. In this role, Stephanie executed several partnerships as well as developed partnership frameworks for sourcing, negotiating and managing these relationships across the different lines of business.

Stephanie previously was Head of Industry Strategy at R3, one of the earliest enterprise blockchain software companies, where she helped lead R3’s industry vertical expansion and build the global partner program from inception.

Stephanie also worked in Global Strategy and Business Development at Verifone, a public payment terminal provider. She started her career on the Strategy Consulting team at MasterCard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard worldwide.

Stephanie holds a B.A. in Government from Harvard University and has held leadership roles in Harvard inTech, the official Harvard Alumni Group for technology.

Matthew Mann

Managing Director, Corporate Development

Matthew is the Managing Director of Corporate Development at Fin Capital, where he assists portfolio companies with capital raises, M&A, and exits, in addition to helping source new investment opportunities. Prior to Fin Capital, Matthew was a Vice President in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. In this role, Matthew executed M&A and capital raises on behalf of the firm’s financial services clients. At Goldman Sachs, Matthew also served as Secretary of the Firmwide Commitments Committee, which approves all IPOs, deSPACs, and equity-linked transactions globally, and as the ESG Captain for the Financial Institutions Group.

Previously, Matthew was a Portfolio Manager at ClearArc Capital (a former division of Fifth Third Bank) where he helped develop the firm’s international investing strategy and manage its currency, derivatives, and mortgage-backed security investments. Matthew also worked in Fifth Third’s Private Bank developing and managing custom portfolios for institutions and ultra-high net worth individuals.

Prior to a career in investing, Matthew was in the payments industry at Fifth Third Processing Solutions (now FIS) where he developed a healthcare vertical market for the firm’s merchant acquiring business. He began his career as an entrepreneur, founding and operating a wireless retail business before attending university.

Matthew holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, where he was selected as the McGowan Fellow, a Private Equity Fellow, and where he graduated with Dean’s Honor and Distinction. At Columbia, he authored cases for Emerging Financial Markets, founded the Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities club and completed internships at Goldman Sachs and KKR. Matthew also holds a B.B.A. in Finance, magna cum laude, from Grand Valley State University, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Chelsea Dodge

Director, IR

Chelsea is the Director of Investor Relations at Fin Capital, where she is responsible for supporting the firm’s client relationships and fundraising activities. Prior to joining Fin Capital, Chelsea was most recently a Vice President on the Investor Relations and Product Management team at Ares Management supporting their Alternative Credit platform. While at Ares, she focused on capital raising, including the launch of new products, as well as provided ongoing client support to a global investor base. She began her career at Citi, where she was a Corporate Banker in the Industrials group.

Chelsea holds a BS from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, cum laude, with a double major in Finance and Management.

Eva Pullano

Director, Marketing and Communications

Eva joins Fin Capital as the Director of Marketing and Communications, where she is responsible for leading the firm’s marketing and advising portfolio companies on their communications strategies. A strategic communications leader, Eva brings a decade of experience driving brand growth and visibility for startups and venture capital funds.

Prior to Fin Capital, Eva was the Communications Director at West, a venture studio focused on brand and marketing for startups. In this role, Eva launched the studio’s inaugural in-house publication, West of Everything, led content initiatives, and supported portfolio companies on PR. Eva previously led communications for CircleUp, an investment platform that provides capital and resources to early-stage consumer brands. She started her career at LaunchSquad, leading PR initiatives for early-stage startups across a number of industries.

Eva originally hails from New York and holds dual degrees in International Studies and French Language & Literature from the University of Michigan.

Sasha Pilch

Principal

Sasha is a Principal at Fin Capital, where she is responsible for sourcing investments, maintaining board responsibilities and adding operating value at portfolio companies. Prior to Fin Capital she was Sales Lead at Pinwheel, a venture backed payroll connectivity API fintech company and she also co-founded NYC Fintech Women, an organization with over 8,000 members and the mission to connect, promote and empower women in order to advance their careers.

Sasha was previously the first sales hire at Ramp, a corporate card fintech. She also worked at Plaid (and Quovo before it was acquired by Plaid for $200M in 2019). Before making the jump into fintech, Sasha spent a decade working for large banks including Citi & RBS in London and Westpac & CBA in Sydney.

Luke Kornack

Principal

Luke is a Principal at Fin Capital, where he is responsible for sourcing investments, maintaining board responsibilities, and adding operating value at portfolio companies. Prior to joining Fin Capital, he was an investor with B Capital Group, an international multi-stage investment fund partnered with Boston Consulting Group. While at B Capital Group he primarily invested across FinTech and Healthcare-IT, focusing on growth-stage companies. He was previously at Financial Technology Partners (“FT Partners”), a global FinTech focused investment bank, where he advised on sell-side, buy-side and capital formation engagements.

Outside of work, Luke is an active volunteer with the Tanzanian Children’s Fund, a not-for-profit that works with children and families in the Karatu region of northern Tanzania providing them with tools, systems and opportunities to break generational poverty. Luke holds a BA in Globalization Studies from Gettysburg College.

Fan Wen

Principal and Director of AI

Fan is a Principal at Fin Capital where he is responsible for sourcing investments, building relationships across the FinTech ecosystem, and adding operating value for portfolio companies. Fan is also the Director of AI at Fin where he leads Lighthouse, Fin’s proprietary technology platform, and helps portfolio companies and LPs harness the power of AI. Prior to joining Fin Capital, Fan worked at Plug and Play Ventures where he led investments in payments, lending, InsurTech, and BaaS infrastructure. In his spare time, he also developed Avocado, a deal sourcing and portfolio management platform for small-to-medium-sized VCs.

Beyond FinTech, Fan is also interested in emerging markets such as Latin America, where he has built a VC/corporate network from zero, led 5+ deals, and made a lot of great founder friends. Outside of work, Fan enjoys writing on Medium, and his popular posts have received 1K+ claps and been featured as Google Snippets. Fan holds an MBA from Yale, and he originally came from Shenzhen, the Silicon Valley of China, where he has been deeply inspired by different entrepreneurs since his childhood.

Nick Daley

Senior Associate

Nick is a Senior Associate at Fin Capital, responsible for sourcing investments, building relationships within the FinTech & InsurTech ecosystems, and adding operating value to portfolio companies.

Prior to Fin Capital, Nick held roles across startups, large corporations, and venture funds. He began his career at Tilt, a P2P payments company acquired by Airbnb. Subsequently, Nick was selected to join the New Entrepreneur Foundation’s Class of 2018 which included a placement on the Commercial team at the world’s largest online gaming company, Flutter.

Most recently, Nick was a Senior Associate at Plug and Play Ventures. Whilst there, he was closely involved in 22 investments, spanning from pre-seed to Series B, leading 8 including one board role. Key investments include Gr4vy, Taktile, Futureproof, and Automation Hero.

Nick was also responsible for the execution of innovation strategies for 21 global (re)insurers, carriers, brokers, and banks. This included the likes of Munich Re, Aon, Zurich, and Principal Financial.

Beyond tech, Nick enjoys playing football (the English kind) and is an avid Arsenal fan. He holds a BA Degree in History from the University of Exeter.

Nick also writes “The Grapevine”, a popular tech newsletter trusted by 10k+ readers that include investors, Fortune 100 CEOs, and startup operators.

Will Trepp

Senior Associate

Will is a Senior Associate at Fin Capital, where he is primarily responsible for sourcing, diligencing and monitoring late stage private and public equity investments. Prior to joining Fin Capital, he was a Partner at Kensington Merchant Partners, a financial technology and services focused independent sponsor. Prior to Kensington Merchant Partners, Will was an investor at Standard Investments, a crossover investment fund. At Standard Investments he focused on late-stage venture investments through public equity investment opportunities in the financial technology sector. Prior to Standard Investments, he was an investor at The Blackstone Group, where he focused on opportunistic credit investments across industries. He was previously at Bank of America's Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group, where he advised on sell-side, buy-side and capital formation engagements.

Will holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from Vanderbilt University where he played Varsity Football for the Commodores.

Allison Williams

Associate, Operating Value

Allison is an Operating Value Associate at Fin Capital where she is responsible for assisting portfolio companies with GTM strategy, business development, capital raises, M&A and exits, in addition to helping source new investment opportunities.

Prior to Fin Capital, Allison was most recently a Strategy Associate at Goldman Sachs, primarily focused on Goldman’s B2B embedded financial services offerings. In this role, she assisted in the sourcing and execution of strategic initiatives, including strategic acquisitions, partnerships and business development.

Outside of FinTech, Allison enjoys creating new recipes, skiing, golfing and spending time with family and friends.

Allison holds an AB in Economics from Colgate University where she served as Class President and as a pro bono SAT tutor for students in the greater Madison County area.

Anna Kirk

Associate

Anna is an Associate at Fin Capital where she is responsible for sourcing investments, building relationships and adding operating value at portfolio companies.

Anna has focused on FinTech since the start of her career and has held roles across technology and investment banking. Prior to joining Fin Capital, Anna was an Associate on the Product team at Axoni, a New York-based technology firm that builds multi-party workflows and distributed ledger infrastructure for some of the largest financial institutions in the world. While at Axoni, Anna facilitated the development and launch of a $1T+ debt capital markets issuance platform.

Previously, Anna was an Investment Banking Analyst at Financial Technology Partners, a global FinTech-focused investment bank, where she advised on various capital engagements, including Trumid’s $200M Series E, ShopKeep’s strategic sale to Lightspeed POS and the $1.7B merger of Open Lending with Nebula Acquisition Corporation.

Outside of FinTech, Anna enjoys playing the harp, volleyball, weightlifting and painting. She also serves on the Emerging Leaders Committee of Bottomless Closet, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering New York City women in need to enter the workforce.

Anna holds a BA in Economics from Stanford University.

Matthew Cueto

Analyst

Matthew is an Analyst at Fin Capital where he is responsible for sourcing investments, building relationships and adding operating value at portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Fin Capital, Matthew was an Investment Analyst at Financial Technology Partners, a global FinTech-focused investment bank. Previously, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at Financial Technology Partners, where he advised on various capital engagements, including Cross River’s $620M Series D, Divvy’s $165M Series D, CAIS’ $225M Series C, and more.

Matthew holds a BS in Business Administration with a dual concentration in Finance and Accounting from Northeastern University.

Kristin Putnam

Associate, IR

Kristin is an Investor Relations Associate at Fin Capital, where she supports the firm’s client relationships and fundraising activities. She was previously Chief of Staff at Fin Capital, where she actively assisted the firm's Partners, executed event planning, oversaw a team of EAs, and helped coordinate across the firm. Prior to Fin, Kristin supported six high level executives as well as organized and planned events at Bain & Company. Previously, Kristin was a Finance Operations Associate at Cambridge Associates, where she managed day-to-day operations including monitoring liquidity provisions for multiple high-level clients. She began her career at ATEL Capital Group in client and investor relations.

Kristin holds a BS from San Jose State University in Corporate Financial Management.

Domenica Cevallos

Corporate Development Analyst

Domenica is a Corporate Development Analyst at Fin Capital where she is responsible for assisting portfolio companies with GTM strategy, business development, capital raises, M&A and exits, in addition to helping source and diligence new investment opportunities.

Prior to Fin Capital, Domenica was an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Financial Institutions Group, where she sat in the FinTech, Asset Management (FTAM) vertical. In this role, she advised on several M&A and capital engagements, mostly focused on FinTech. She was also responsible for drafting and distributing the FinTech monthly update providing the latest industry trends to clients on behalf of the firm.

Outside of FinTech, Domenica enjoys running, dancing, and spending time with family and friends.

Domenica holds a BA in Finance and Economics from the University of Notre Dame where she served as Co-President of the Latino Honor Society.

Carrie Schrupp

Chief of Staff

Carrie is the Chief of Staff at Fin Capital, where she is responsible for managing the executive support team, optimizing internal processes, onboarding, corporate events, and helping coordinate across the team.

Prior to Fin Capital, she was at Sutter Hill Ventures and managed hiring for the sales teams of their portfolio companies. Carrie previously spent time at HelloSign (acquired by Dropbox) and WePay. In her free time, she is an active scuba diver and has over 300 dives, many of which were acquired while volunteering at the aquarium.

Norice Rice

Senior Advisor

Ron Issen

Senior Advisor

Ashley Flucas

Senior Advisor

Nick Thomas

Senior Advisor

Kevin Welsh

Senior Advisor

Siew Kai Choy

Senior Advisor

Ron Diamond

Senior Advisor

Jordi Nieto Gabarró

Senior Advisor

James Griffin

Senior Advisor

Aziz Kanoo

Fin Alumni

Aziz is a Fellow at Fin Capital. Prior to Fin Capital, Aziz worked at Palm Drive Capital, a $300 million early-stage venture capital fund, as an Investment Analyst, focusing on high-growth technology companies all over the world, where he mainly focused on E-commerce, Fintech, Sass, and more recently Healthcare IT. He has also previously worked at Brown Brothers Harriman as an Equity Analyst on their 1818 Partners Strategy – long-only public equity strategy, and Bank ABC as part of the Trade Finance Team.

As a Bahraini/Saudi national growing up in the Middle East, Aziz is passionate about contributing to a growing fintech ecosystem in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, bridging the gap between emerging and developed markets.

Aziz enjoys collaborating with entrepreneurs from across the world to develop solutions to unique problems and leveraging technology to create positive impacts on people’s lives. Aziz has made early bets in companies like Yassir (YCW20), and Eyewa. Apart from his time in Venture Capital, Aziz enjoy sports, travel, and the culinary arts.

Aziz completed his undergraduate degree at Bentley University majoring in Economics, and Finance, and pursued a M.S from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation in Real estate Development.

Divya Elango

Fin Alumni

Divya was a Fellow at Fin Capital. Divya comes to Fin Capital with extensive engineering and product management experience. She worked at an e-commerce company named Shopstyle that got acquired by Rakuten, led mobile strategy at a Social VR company, and product management at Waymo (Google’s Self Driving Car Company). She most recently worked at Valo Ventures as an MBA investment associate.

Gonzalo Gallardo

Fin Alumni

Gonzalo was a Fellow at Fin Capital. Prior to Fin Capital, Gonzalo worked in strategy and analytics at Affirm, Inc, a Bay Area Fintech focused on reinventing lending and consumer finance. Gonzalo also worked as a management consultant at L.E.K. Consulting, where he conducted buy side due diligences for financial and strategic investors. He is passionate about Fintech in emerging markets.

Gonzalo is currently an MBA Candidate at Stanford GSB.

Ryan Kim

Fin Alumni

Ryan Kim was a Fellow at Fin Capital. Prior to Fin Capital, Ryan worked at Google as security and privacy program manager, focusing on Google Pay and Alphabet’s “Other Bets”. Ryan also worked as a cybersecurity consultant at Deloitte and Accenture, where he conducted security assessments and implementations for financial services clients. He is passionate about furthering fintech through cybersecurity and enabling tech.

Ryan is currently an MBA Candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management and is an alumni of Duke University. He remains an ardent fan of the Duke basketball team.

Aditi Rajagopal

Fin Alumni

Aditi Rajagopal was a Fellow at Fin Capital. Prior to Fin Capital, Aditi worked at Transform Capital as a Summer Venture Associate. Aditi also worked as a Software Engineer at IBM where she focused on IBM’s cloud platform from incubation to where it is today. Her roles ranged from Open Source Development to DevOps to Fullstack development. She also had a couple of patents granted along the way. Aditi is passionate about all things college football, data security, and design.

Aditi obtained her MBA and Masters in Data Science (at the Darden School of Business & School of Data Science respectively) from the University of Virginia, and is an alumni of University of Michigan.

Sarah Silke

Fin Alumni

Sarah Silke was a Fellow at Fin Capital. Prior to Fin Capital, Sarah worked at Cambridge Associates as a Senior Investment Performance Analyst.

Sarah obtained her MBA from the University of Virginia.

Doug A. Bowen

Fin Alumni

Doug was a Fellow at Fin Capital. Prior to Fin Capital, Doug worked at BDT Capital Partners as an Associate, focused on several middle-market transactions and advisory engagements. Doug is also a Toigo MBA Affiliate, a MLT Professional Development Fellow and an Associate Board member on After School Matters and Urban Initiatives, which are Chicago non-profit organizations that aim to engage underserved youth.

As a Jamaican native, Doug’s passionate to affect a fintech renaissance in the Caribbean, through the development of an investment fund designed to provide Caribbean tech entrepreneurs with strategic capital.

Doug graduated as the Valedictorian of Morehouse College with a B.A. in Economics. He is currently an MBA Candidate at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Jimmy Zhou

Fin Alumni

Jimmy Zhou was a Fellow at Fin Capital. Jimmy comes to Fin Capital with a background in growth, product, and investing. Prior to Fin Capital, Jimmy led growth at Public Comps, the SaaS investment platform for technology investors and operators, where he covered software equities and helped drive product development. He has also worked on buyouts at an asset manager named Barings in their private equity group. Jimmy most recently worked at Khazanah Americas, the growth equity arm for the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia, focused on direct >Series B enterprise SaaS investments.

When Jimmy joined Fin, he was completing his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Los Angeles in Economics and coursework in Computer Science. Jimmy will be joining Qatalyst Partners as a summer analyst.

Timothy Lam

Fin Alumni

Tim was a Fellow at Fin Capital. Prior to Fin Capital, Tim advised banks, fintechs, and digital asset firms on a variety of financial services matters, including strategy, risk management, and compliance at Promontory, a Business Unit of IBM Consulting. In his last role, he was a Principal in the firm's FinTech and Digital Assets Practice Group, where he supported Anchorage, the first OCC-chartered digital asset bank during its conversion from a state trust charter to a national trust bank charter.

He is passionate about furthering financial inclusion and economic growth through fintech. He is a Managing Partner at Goizueta’s Peachtree Minority Venture Fund, the first student-run VC fund solely focused on investing in underrepresented minority founders. Outside of tech, Tim is fervent Liverpool supporter and is attempting to take his varsity college tennis experience onto the golf course.

Tim is currently an MBA Candidate at Emory University's Goizueta Business School, and is an alumni of Emory University.

Samir Gupta

Fin Alumni

Samir was a Fellow at Fin Capital. Previously, Samir worked at Revolut, a global neobank, where he helped launch the US business and led Growth for the US market. Samir began his career in consulting at Strategy& and Novantas, where he advised financial institutions on strategic issues spanning organizational design, operations transformation, marketing, distribution, and pricing.

Samir is currently pursuing an MBA at Wharton and holds a BA from Harvard.

Naomi Chetrit Band

Fin Alumni

Naomi was a Fellow at Fin Capital. Prior to Fin Capital, she worked as a Senior Consultant at EY-Parthenon in Israel, working closely with startups, entrepreneurs, and investing firms within the high-tech ecosystem. Before joining EY-Parthenon, she practiced law and then accounting, following which she became a Certified Lawyer and Certified Public Accountant. Most recently Naomi engaged in pre-seed/seed investing as an MBA fellow at Pear VC.

Naomi is a VP of Venture Capital Career Development at the Wharton PE/VC Club. She is a Partner in Wharton Venture Partners, a student-led organization focused on VC investment thesis development. As a blockchain enthusiast, she wrote her investment thesis on tokenizing real estate and is regularly exploring the crypto space.

Naomi is currently pursuing an MBA at Wharton and holds a dual degree in Law (LL.B.) and Accounting (B.A.) from the Reichman University (IDC Herzliya).

Fabian Flatz

Fin Alumni

Fabian was a Summer Fellow at Fin Capital, where he is responsible for sourcing and due diligence on European opportunities. Prior to joining Fin, he was a Product Manager at two London-based Fintech unicorns, Onfido and Zopa. Most recently he was Head of Operations at Attio where he was responsible for Legal, HR and Finance. Previous investment experience include an internship at the Berlin-based Venture Capital firm Earlybird (previously: Heilemann Ventures) and several personal investments in fintech startups, such as Monzo and Freetrade. Additionally, he co-founded the fintech startup, Telleroo, which has processed over $1 Billion in payments to date and is now cash-flow positive.

Outside of work, Fabian enjoys hiking, mixing cocktails, traveling, and learning about history and languages. Fabian holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and a law degree from the University of Vienna, both in Austria. He is currently pursuing his MBA at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California where he is the recipient of a scholarship and an Investment Manager at the Student Investment Fund (SIF).

Thomas Andrews

Fin Alumni

Thomas was a Summer Fellow in Fin Capital’s London office. Previously, Thomas interned at Leela Capital, an investment and advisory firm in London, focusing on sourcing FinTech, CleanTech, and HealthTech companies in the UK. Prior to that, Thomas worked at Cambridge Associates, a global investment firm, in their London and Arlington, Virginia offices, where he most recently was a Senior Investment Associate in their Middle East and Africa Practice in London, serving family offices, sovereign wealth funds, government-affiliated entities, and other institutional investors. In that role, he specialized in private markets and contributed to due diligence efforts in that space.

Thomas is currently an MBA candidate at London Business School and holds a BA in Economics from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Harrison Smith

Fin Alumni

Harrison was a Fellow at Fin Capital. Prior to Fin Capital, Harrison worked at a London-based FinTech start-up, Railsbank, the leading BaaS provider in Europe, where he focused on QA testing, Customer Support, and more recently as Head of Product Roadmap.

Harrison is passionate about working with innovative people from across the world to build powerful products that solve big problems. In his spare time, he works as Chief Product Officer for a student-run non profit called Project Access, which works to increase access to elite education by pairing underprivileged high-school students with a mentor at their dream university to guide them through the application process. As a sports lover, Harrison competed in triathlon and duathlon internationally for Great Britain, winning the World Duathlon Championships in 2016.

Emmy Sakulrompochai

Fin Alumni

Emmy was a fellow at Fin Capital. She was responsible for supporting the firm’s client relationships, adding operating value to portfolio companies, and building relationships across the FinTech ecosystem.

Prior to Fin Capital, Emmy helped various roles at JPMorgan in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand. Most recently, she was a vice president at JPMorgan Private Bank, managing multi-asset portfolio for ultra-high-net-worth clients as a senior global investment specialist. She began her career as an equity research analyst before joining the investment banking team, covering large conglomerates in the region. Emmy brings wealth of experience in the financial services sector with her diverse experience at JPMorgan across investment banking, corporate banking, securities services, equity research, and private banking.

Emmy is a Sloan fellow student at Stanford Graduate School of Business, a master program for accomplished global leaders at director/executive level.

Andrea Poma

Fin Fellow

Andrea was a fellow at Fin Capital.

Prior to Fin Capital, Andrea interned with Bain Capital’s North American Private Equity Portfolio Group at Varsity Brands, where she developed and led market research and performed financial analysis. Andrea founded a women empowerment non-profit initiative that works with Salvadoran teenagers from at-risk communities towards creating opportunities, fostering leadership skills, and encouraging school participation. She also launched an entrepreneurship bootcamp for Central American women.

Andrea is a Pelosi Scholar, pursuing a major in Business and Global Affairs at Georgetown University. She is expected to graduate May 2024.