Before the A

Before the A

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Before the A, is a show dedicated to telling the stories of fintech founders who’s startups are seeking their “A round” of financing. Before the A is created by veteran fintech podcast host John Siracusa, listen in as he uncovers what the founders are doing, why they’re doing it now and who they’re doing it with. This is the perfect show for you to subscribe to if you’re looking for new deal flow or partnership opportunities. If you’re looking for stories on later stage fintech founders and the VCs who fund them subscribe to Bank On It podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, iHeartRadio and, www.bankonitpodcast.com.


Sean Merat, Sohrab Merat & Vahid Mirjalili from Owl.co
Oct 30 • 17 min
About this episode: In this episode we have co-founders, Sean Merat, CEO, Sohrab Merat, CPO and Vahid Mirjalili, COO of owl.co. Owl is a data aggregator/analyzer that helps Financial Institutions know their customers and get deep…
Matt Beecher from Vault
Oct 16 • 12 min
About this episode: In this episode we have Matt Beecher, CEO of Vault. Vault is a software platform to address the financial burden of student loan debt and can be utilized as a tool for employers with the option to make contributions to…
Paul Kesserwani from Cushion
Oct 2 • 19 min
About this episode: In this episode we have Paul Kesserwani, co-founder and CEO of Cushion. Cushion, automatically negotiates bank fees and credit card interest on behalf of consumers. About this show: Before the A, is a show dedicated to…
Mark Casady from Vestigo Ventures
Sep 18 • 19 min
About this episode: In this episode we have Mark Casady, founder and general partner of Vestigo Ventures. Vestigo Ventures is a Seed and Early-stage FinTech focused VC firm. About this show: Before the A, is a show dedicated to…
Zac Sheffer from Elsen
Sep 4 • 19 min
About this episode: In this episode we have Zac Sheffer, co-founder and CEO of Elsen. Elsen, is a platform-as-a-service company for large financial institutions that allows anyone to harness their data to solve the most complex problems….
Quentin Coolen from Waffle
Aug 21 • 13 min
About this episode: In this episode we have Quentin Coolen, co-founder and CEO of Waffle. Waffle, is a technology company, based in the center of NYC, dedicated to reinventing insurance and improving value for consumers. About this show:…
Stuart Jones Jr from Sigma Ratings
Aug 7 • 15 min
About this episode: In this episode we have Stuart Jones Jr, founder and CEO of Sigma Ratings. Sigma Ratings (“Sigma”) is an AI-powered non-credit rating agency. Developed at MIT, Sigma focuses on quantifying company-level non-credit risks…
Henry Yoshida from Rocket Dollar
Jul 24 • 12 min
About this episode: In this episode we have Henry Yoshida, founder and CEO of Rocket Dollar. Rocket Dollar, offers an Enhanced Retirement Account (ERA), which allows the 80 million Americans with more than $50k to invest in…
Nathan Stevenson from ForwardLane
Jul 10 • 16 min
About this episode: In this episode we have Nathan Stevenson, founder and CEO of ForwardLane. ForwardLane, is highly focused on supercharging the relationship manager in wealth and asset management by providing them with personalized…