Fintech Ventures Fund is a venture capital firm that specializes in investing in fintech and insurtech startups. The firm also offers customized credit facilities for its portfolio companies through its closely-held affiliate. FVF’s portfolio companies have secured over $1 billion in cumulative equity and debt financing from leading institutional co-investors, including Apollo, Blackstone, Credit Suisse, Greenlight Reinsurance, Hudson Structured Capital Management, Mass Mutual, Neuberger Berman, and Northwestern Mutual.
The firm has also helped several members of its portfolio to navigate successful liquidity events, including a sale to a subsidiary of Visa. FVF’s portfolio companies have also received funding from top-tier firms such as Drive Capital, Edison Partners, Goodwater Capital, Montage Ventures, Slow Ventures, and Yamaha Motor Ventures.
The Georgia Fintech Academy is a diversity talent development initiative for the fintech industry. Students from across the University System of Georgia participate in classes, events, and projects to prepare for jobs in the fintech industry.
The impact of the program has been significant. Since its inception in 2019, 3,500 students have enrolled. Out of these, 32% identify as Black, 34% identify as women, and 71% are from underrepresented groups. The program continues to work towards closing the gap and increasing diversity and inclusivity.
Troutman Pepper is a full-service law firm that provides clients with a wide range of legal services. With more than 1,100 attorneys located across the United States, the firm is committed to delivering exceptional client service and building lasting relationships. Troutman Pepper’s attorneys have extensive experience and deep industry knowledge, allowing them to provide innovative solutions to complex legal issues. The firm’s areas of practice include corporate law, finance, litigation, intellectual property, and more. Through its dedication to its clients and commitment to excellence, Troutman Pepper has become a trusted and respected leader in the legal industry.