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Tuesday, June 5 • 11:40am - 12:10pm
Disrupting SME lending, we’re just getting started

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With Lending Club and Ondeck public, and Kabbage and Funding Circle going public soon, it is tempting to conclude that SME lending is maturing, particularly int he US and UK.  However we are seeing a second wave of global innovators in the SME lending space, of which we have three representatives today.  The purpose of the panel is to explore where the opportunities still lie in the sector, and whether some of the new players can reach $B scale.

Moderators
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Rob Moffat

Partner, Balderton Capital
Rob joined Balderton Capital in 2009 and was promoted to partner in 2015. He is currently a board director or observer with portfolio companies including Zego insurance, Nutmeg, Prodigy Finance, Carwow, Wooga, Mojiworks, and Patients Know Best. Other investments he has worked with... Read More →

Speakers
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Dr. Matthias Knecht

Co-Founder, Billie
Dr. Matthias Knecht is a Berlin-based serial entrepreneur and has just founded his next venture Fintech venture.  From 2008 to 2014, Matthias was a consultant with McKinsey & Company focusing on clients from the banking, insurance, and private equity sector. Together with his fellow... Read More →
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Alex Prot

CEO, Qonto
He started Qonto in 2016 to make small business banking easy and help entrepreneurs run their business efficiently.Prior to Qonto, Alex co-founded Smok.io (acquired by a Fortune 500), managed Wimdu France (Rocket Internet) and started his career at McKinsey & Co and Goldman Sachs.He... Read More →
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Federico Travella

CEO, NoviCap
Federico is a Belgian-Italian Internet and technology entrepreneur who serves as CEO of NoviCap. Prior to founding NoviCap, he was Managing Director of Rocket Internet for which he headed the rapid expansion of Internet ventures throughout Asia Pacific. His most recent success at... Read More →


Tuesday June 5, 2018 11:40am - 12:10pm
The Carousel Stage