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Nov 13, 2019

About this Nugget: 

This nugget was pulled from episode 267 from my interview with Adam Jiwan from Spring Labs. It's on leadership, trust between founders and then building a startup that can really make a difference.

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What is a nugget of the week?: 

The host John Siracusa has recorded over 270 episodes as the host of the Bank On It & Before the A fintech podcasts where he interviews founders building the future of fintech and the VCS/Angels who fund them. 

With each interview there’s this wow moment when the person interviewed has shared something really special, unique or a reminder on how founders or investors should think. So, here we are delivering those moments to you in the form of a bite sized nugget.


About Adam Jiwan: 

He's fin-tech entrepreneur and investor with more than 15 years of experience founding, investing in and growing companies in the industry. Before founding Spring Labs with his partners John and Anna, Adam was a seed investor and founding board member of Avant.


Adam is currently a Managing Partner of Ridge Road Capital Partners and Orient Point Capital, holding companies with interests in financial services, real estate services, AI, gaming and vertical software.


Adam was also Co-Founder and Chairman of Future Finance, one of Europe’s leading student finance companies, and is the Co-Chairman of Assembly Software, a leading litigation software company in the US serving over 3,000 law firms.


Previously, Adam served as the CEO of Europe & Asia for TPG-Axon, and has held roles at Soros Fund Management, The Blackstone Group and Goldman Sachs.


He is a graduate of Harvard College and a member of YPO. 


About the host: 

John, is the host of the ‘Bank On It’ podcast recorded onsite in Wall Street at Carpenter Group, and 'Before the A' podcast recorded onsite in Flat Iron at Barclays/Techstars Rise NYC.   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.  Stay in the fintech know by subscribing to ‘Bank On It’, ‘Before the A’ 

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