• Fin Lab w/ Token Transit, EarnUp, Resolve & Nova

    Orange Silicon Valley


    The Financial Solutions Lab, Fin Lab for short, is an fintech accelerator that has invested in nearly 40 startups since 2015. At this event, we will hear from 4 program alumni and also learn about the Fin Lab's latest challenge for the 2020 cohort which will begin accepting applications soon. Learn more about the Fin Lab here: http://finlab.finhealthnetwork.com/ Our Speakers: #1: Alex Mooradian, Founder & CEO at Resolve https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexmooradian/ Resolve is a free financial management platform created to provide affordable and unbiased help for people in financial distress. #2: Morgan Conbere, Founder & CEO at Token Transit https://www.linkedin.com/in/mconbere/ Token Transit provides mobile ticketing and payment verification solutions for public transportation agencies. #3: Adam Herling, Product at EarnUp https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-herling/ EarnUp intelligently automates loan payments for the 200 million Americans with debt, setting a few dollars aside when borrowers can afford it and then automatically making loan payments. #4 Betsy McCormick, Head of Customer Success at Nova Credit https://www.linkedin.com/in/betsymccormick/ Nova Credit is a cross-border credit reporting agency, allowing global citizens to apply for financial services using their international credit history from countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Mexico, South Korea, and the UK. Agenda: 6-7pm networking 7-8pm presentations 8-9pm networking *drinks and pizza will be provided Thanks to our host: Orange

  • Product Leaders w/ Chime & Pilot

    111 Ellis St


    Part of an ongoing series where we have product leaders from established fintech companies tell their story and what they've recently built! #1: Anand Subramani, VP of Product at Pilot https://www.linkedin.com/in/aasubramani/ Pilot is a bookkeeping platform for small businesses and recently raised a $40mm Series B by Index Ventures. UPDATE: Unfortunately, Zach, VP of Product at Chime, will not be joining us as they are heads down working to outage that impact their customers late last week. Agenda: 6-7pm networking 7-8pm presentations 8-9pm networking *drinks and pizza will be provided Thanks to our host: Ethereum Classic Labs https://etclabs.org/

  • YC FinTechs w/ TRM, Blair, Bouncer & Deel

    111 Ellis St


    Join us for an evening as we hear from a selection of FinTechs from YC 2019! #1: Esteban Castaño, Co-Founder & CEO at TRM https://www.linkedin.com/in/ecastano/ TRM is working to prevent fraud for crypto. #2: Will Megson, Co-Founder & CEO at Bouncer https://www.linkedin.com/in/will-megson-60619645/ Bouncer improves conversion while solving fraud. Their first product is CardScan, which verifies the card is present and flags stolen cards. #3 Mike Mahlkow, Co-Founder & CEO at Blair https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikemahlkow/ Financing college students through Income Share Agreements. #4 Shuo Wang, Co-Founder at Deel https://www.linkedin.com/in/shuo-wang-848a8956/ Payments & compliance for your contractors in 150+ countries Agenda: 6-7pm networking 7-8pm presentations 8-9pm networking *drinks and pizza will be provided Thanks to our host: Ethereum Classic Labs https://etclabs.org/

  • Autonomous Finance w/ Tally & Astra

    111 Ellis St


    ***SOLD OUT. Unfortunately, we have limited space and will not be able to accomodate walk-ins.*** Join us for an evening as we explore how the concept of Autonomous Finance is transforming peoples' financial lives. Speaker #1: Karan Ahuja, Product Lead at Tally https://www.linkedin.com/in/ahujakaran/ Karan will talk about how Tally seeks to automates consumers financial lives. Tally launched in 2015 as the world's first automated debt manager. In 2019, they've expanded their services to include automated savings w/ the launch of Tally Save. Karan will talk about the process of designing, building & launching Tally Save. Speaker #2: Gil Akos, Co-Founder & CEO at Astra https://www.linkedin.com/in/gilakos/ Gil is a longtime member of the Cambrian community and will be sharing the path he's taken to build Astra, an if-this-then-than rules engine for automating your financial life. Agenda: 6-7pm networking 7-8pm presentations 8-9pm networking *drinks and pizza will be provided Thanks to our host: Ethereum Classic Labs https://etclabs.org/

  • Building the Financial Future w/ Shamir Karkal, CEO & Co-Founder at Sila

    SOLD OUT. ***Buy tickets ($10) on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/cambrian-sila *** We are very excited to have serial entrepreneur Shamir Karkal join us for the evening! Shamir Karkal https://www.linkedin.com/in/shamirkarkal/ As the former co-founder and CFO at Simple, Shamir Karkal knows first hand how hard it can be to start a fintech company. Getting access to the right financial services to build your initial product can be slow and painful. His latest venture, Sila, is dedicated to making that journey much easier for the next generation of fintech entrepreneurs. Sila is a simple, secure, and accessible suite of developer tools offering core financial services via API. Initially those services will include ID verification, account linking and payments. Sila is built on top of the Sila Token , which is pegged to the US dollar via a centralized, 100% reserve held in USD-based instruments. The token forms the basis for the company's fintech API platform that will enable fast, regulatory-compliant payments, and other uses of money, with minimal reliance on the traditional banking system. Shamir will reflect on his journey as a fintech entrepreneur and why he thinks Sila will be part of of unleashing the next wave of innovation in finance. You can read more about Sila Here: https://medium.com/@blog_53353/announcing-sila-building-the-new-financial-world-78d818faac14

  • Cambrian Fintech Meetup w/ Synapse and Middesk



    Speakers: Mariana Magalhães Chapei, Associate General Counsel @ Synapse https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariana-magalh%C3%A3es-chapei-a52b8313/ Synapse is one of the essential FinTech infrastructure companies and provides white-labeled APIs for banking services. Mariana will be discussing how building product at Synapse, as is the case at many FinTechs, requires a thorough understanding of the legal and regulatory context. Kyle Mack, Co-Founder & CEO @ Middesk https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyle-mack-587bbb4b/ Middesk provides background checks on businesses by centralizing the information necessary to conduct risk and compliance assessments on new customers. Middesk is Y Combinator class of 2019 and is backed by Accel Partners. The team has experience growing and scaling companies like Checkr and Zendesk. Thanks to Synapse for hosting! https://synapsefi.com/

  • Fintech Product Summit

    Golden Gate Club

    The Fintech Product Summit is a one-day event that brings together leaders who are working to build the future of finance. Buy your ticket and get more info on the website! https://www.cambrianventures.co/product-summit-2019 Speakers: Andy Rachleff - Founder & CEO at Wealthfront Zach Smith - Head of Product at Chime Sameh Elamawy - Founder & CEO at Scratch Niko Karvounis - Founder & Head of Product at Quovo Seb Taveau - VP of DevX at Yodlee Kristen Tyrrell - COO at Catch Rex Salisbury - Founder at Cambrian Ventures Uri Pomerantz - CEO at Twin Elizabeth Kelly - SVP of Ops at UnitedIncome ...and more coming soon!

  • Next Generation Fintech w/ Brightside and clickSWITCH

    Salesforce Tower

    ***Don't forget to RSVP on Eventbrite!*** https://next-gen-fintech.eventbrite.com Speaker #1 - Koray Oztekin, Head of Product @ Brightside - Brightside is the first employer-based financial wellness solution that uniquely combines personal assistants, smart technology and innovative products to relieve employee stress and its impact on the workforce. Brightside delivers improved outcomes for employees, as well as unbiased access to financial products that save them money. Brightside was founded in 2017. Speajer #2 - Jordan Wright, Head of Product @ clickSWITCH - ClickSWITCH provides technology used by the leading digital banks to automatically move payroll direct deposits for new customers into their newly opened account. *Agenda* 6 to 7pm - Networking 7 to 8pm - Event 8 to 9pm - Networking *Organizer* The event is brought to you by Cambrian Ventures, which is supporting the next stage of evolution in fintech through community, capital & advisory. The community is comprised of 2,500+ product managers, engineers, designers, founders and creators who are excited about using technology to build meaningful products in financial services. If you're interested in more of our events, check out our meetup, recordings from past events on our Youtube Channel, blog and upcoming summits. https://www.cambrianventures.co/blog https://www.cambrianventures.co/ https://bit.ly/cambrian-youtube

  • Fintech Jobs Fair

    Galvanize - San Francisco

    Don't forget to register on Eventbrite ($10)!!! Register here - https://bit.ly/fintech-jobs-fair The Fintech Jobs Fair is an opportunity for active job seekers and other members of the community to hear several from 5= current fintech leaders about their professional journeys and what it takes to have a successful career in fintech 5+ additional Fintech companies will also have booths setup (for a total of 10+ companies). **Agenda** 6 to 7pm - Networking 7 to 8pm - Event 8 to 9pm - Networking **Speakers** 5+ current fintech leaders about their professional journeys. Speakers to be announced end of January. Register here - https://bit.ly/fintech-jobs-fair If your company is interested in participating at the Jobs Fair, you can learn more here - https://hubs.ly/H0gNbGn0

  • Future of Real Estate w/ Nav Athwal and Divvy Homes

    Charles Schwab HQ

    The second in a 2 part series on the Future of Real Estate. Don't forget to purchase your tickets ($10) on Eventbrite! bit.ly/future-of-re-feb Speakers: #1 Nav Athwal, Founder @ District Capital Nav has a wealth of experience in real estate and fintech and we are very excited to spend an evening talking about his newest venture, District Capital. Previously, Nav Founded RealtyShares and was CEO for 4 years. He has over a decade of experience in real estate and technology as an engineer, real estate broker, real estate and land use attorney and real estate investor. At RealtyShares, he helped deploy close to $1B in capital for real estate transaction value in excess of $3B. He also supports early stage companies in fintech, proptech and agriculture as an investor and advisor. #2 Tiffany Li, Co-Founder @ Divvy Homes Divvy Homes is a modern rent to buy platform that affords individuals a new path to home ownership with only 2% down. Individuals partner with Divvy and select a house. Divvy then buys that home from them on their behalf, while the individual rents it. Over time the individual builds up a downpayment and demonstrates creditworthiness, allowing them to purchase the home. Tiffany will be talking about what Divvy has learned as the company evolved from idea to buying homes every day. Divvy's first public appearance was a presentation to the Cambrian Fintech Community in October 2017. In October 2018, Divvy announced a $30mm financing round led Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) with participation from Caffeinated Capital, Scifi Ventures, and DFJ.