September 29th, 2020
Alloy cofounder Laura Spiekerman talks with Jenny Fielding about how the Techstars Barclays Accelerator alum became FinTech powerhouse, and the importance of sharing the small wins with your team as a key to founder resilience.
In 2015, Alloy’s empathetic founders saw the need to speed up the online payment process to improve financial services onboarding. Their experience in the NY Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars helped them raise funding, which they used to develop an "identity operating system" that banks and other fintech companies use to manage their Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) operations as well as fraud detection.
The key to founder resilience, as Laura explains, is to focus on “the little things that are going well and celebrate them” and share those wins with your team.
Listen for Laura’s story about starting with a robust solution to an industry-wide problem and, with the help of savvy advisors, an evolving product and a strong company culture, building it into a successful enterprise that investors want to be part of.
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