Sep 20, 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, John talks with James Waldinger, Founder and CEO of Artivest. James was able to raise a $2,000,000 seed round with a Power Point back in 2012, now Artivest currently has about 100 employees. Before that he was an analyst on Peter Thiel's initial Facebook investment team and from the research Peter decided to invest $500,000, after the Facebook IPO he sold about 17,000,000 shares grossing $638,000,000. James was part of that team which put that deal together and he discusses this during the interview in this episode.
About the host:
John is the host of the 2x weekly "Bank On It” podcast recorded onsite from the CG offices and 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.