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What are The Hottest Emerging Countries for Fintech Investing? | (With Dave Nangle from VEF) | Fintech

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💥 We just concluded our super fun and insightful session about investing in Fintech across emerging markets with Dave Nangle, managing director of VEF! Backed by some of the largest investment companies such as Fidelity Investments and Wellington Management, VEF is a permanent capital vehicle focusing on Fintech businesses across the emerging world, providing their investors with great access to the fast growth private Fintech space.

In this episode hosted by Ronit Ghose and Gaurav Dhar, we learned from Dave about VEF as a leading permanent capital vehicle for Fintech investors, his outlook of different emerging markets across MENA and the company’s investment approach to building a successful Fintech portfolio! Topics you will hear:

🔹 Switching from banking to private equity
🔹 What is a permanent capital vehicle (PCV)?
🔹 Attractive Fintech companies and emerging markets
🔹 Outlook on the MENA Fintech market
🔹 How long will the current shakeout in fintech and VC investing last?

You can watch the sessions below on Youtube, or listen it on Apple and Spotify Podcasts.

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Ronit Ghose

Ronit Ghose is the lead author of Citi’s GPS Bank of the Future and FinTech report series – the first edition has had more than 250,000 downloads making it the most read report ever published by Citi, and one of the most read FinTech reports ever published. Since joining Citi in 1997, Ronit has covered banks in the Americas, Asia and EMEA. He is the Global Head of Future of Finance in Citi Research. He is also an Advisory Board Member at the Centre for Finance, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. Ronit previously worked at the British Bankers’ Association and as a research assistant in Parliament. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Oxford, a postgraduate diploma from the University of London and is a CFA charter holder.

Gaurav Dhar

Gaurav Dhar is the CEO of the Payments Solution Provider Marshal in Dubai. Gaurav has been working at Marshal for over 19 years now He strives to continually be on the frontier of building FinTech ecosystems and solutions. His personal time is spent on working with and investing directly in innovators, with a view to the future of Fintech both locally and globally via his cache of relationships which include VCs, incubators, accelerators, and start-ups and Angel Syndicates. In his position as a board member of the MENA FinTech Association and several advisory positions to international family offices, start-ups, and funds, he looks to grow the relationships within the FinTech and start-up ecosystem to contribute towards the education of budding disruptors and eventually the growth of economies and the job market where possible in the MEA Region and abroad.

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