Miguel Armaza sits down with Elle Bruno, Managing Director of the Techstars & Western Union Accelerator.
Armed with 19 years of expertise as a founder, startup operator, and angel investor, Elle now leads the Techstars/Western Union accelerator targeted on figuring out revolutionary and disruptive startups engaged on cross border and cross-currency cash motion for shoppers and industrial companies.
The truth is, in case you are an entrepreneur on this class or know somebody who’d be an excellent candidate be it within the US or an rising market around the globe, make sure that to use by April 7, 2021.
Standards and Fintech Classes:
- Firm Stage — MVP+
- Various Monetary Companies Choices (lending, rising market asset administration, P2P lending)
- Funds and Remittance
- KYC, AML, Compliance
- Digital ID, Fraud Detection
- Settlement and Transaction Processing
- Digital Banking and Neo Banks
- SMB rising market POS
Elle Bruno is the Managing Director of the Techstars & Western Union Accelerator. Elle has been a founder and startup operator for 19 years. In 2004 she began her first firm, an eBay ancillary market, and since then she has been concerned in constructing three venture-backed startups, most notably Trunk Membership. Her experience is in client tech, particularly income and progress. Elle has been an angel investor and advisor since 2015, with a give attention to investing in feminine based corporations, and was an EIR within the 2020 Techstars & Western Union program.
Techstars is the worldwide community that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Techstars founders join with different entrepreneurs, consultants, mentors, alumni, traders, neighborhood leaders, and companies to develop their corporations. Techstars operates three divisions: Techstars Startup Packages, Techstars Mentorship-Pushed Accelerator Packages, and Techstars Company Innovation Partnerships. Techstars accelerator portfolio consists of greater than 1,700 corporations with a market cap of $20 Billion.
About Western Union
The Western Union Firm (NYSE: WU) is a world chief in cross-border, cross-currency cash motion. Our omnichannel platform connects the digital and bodily worlds and makes it attainable for shoppers and companies to ship and obtain cash and make funds with pace, ease, and reliability. As of March 31, 2019, our community included over 550,000 retail agent places providing Western Union, Vigo or Orlandi Valuta branded companies in additional than 200 nations and territories, with the potential to ship cash to billions of accounts and cell wallets. Moreover, westernunion.com, our quickest rising channel in 2018, is obtainable in roughly 70 nations, plus further territories, to maneuver cash around the globe. With our world attain, Western Union strikes cash for higher, connecting household, buddies and companies to allow monetary inclusion and assist financial progress. For extra info, go to www.westernunion.com.
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