Dec 11, 2018
Every week the show host John Siracusa talks with amazing fintech leaders and entrepreneurs, through conversation uncovers the amazing stories behind them, their creations and the most important topics in fintech.
In this episode the host John Siracusa with Gilles Gade, founder & CEO, of Cross River Bank. Just a few days before this episode aired – Cross River announced a $100 million investment, led by private equity firm KKR & Co Inc. Chinese fintech conglomerate CreditEase, LionTree Partners, in addition to Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures and Ribbit Capital, who returned to join the equity round after a $28 million dollar investment in 2016. At the heart of it all Cross River Bank partners with a number of leading marketplace lending platforms including Affirm and RocketLoans to help people get access to credit. Their payments products are the rails that Coinbase and TransferWise run on.
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About the host:
John is the host of the 2x weekly "Bank On It” podcast recorded onsite at the Carpenter Group offices, which is a strategic branding and positioning firm in the financial services industry. He's a highly sought after fintech, VC and financial services industry enthusiast and connector. He’s in the center of the fintech ecosystem keeping current with the ever - innovating industry.