87. Fintech Investing, Part 1 (Sheel Mohnot)

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Sheel Mohnot of 500 Startups joins Nick to cover Fintech Investing, Part 1. We will address questions including:

  • Sheel Mohnot Fintech InvestingCan you talk about your experience at 500 and how the fintech fund and accelerator are related?
  • How do you define fintech?From your standpoint, what are the major categories within fintech?
  • From your standpoint, what are the major categories within fintech?
  • Can you give us an example of a company that falls into each category?
  • Can you give us the short history of the evolution of the fintech sector and why the opportunity now is so significant?
  • Seems like there is a lot of buzz around fintech lately… thoughts on why?
  • Why haven’t biometric forms of payment taken off and why are we still in a system that is dependent on antiquated credit card technology?

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