Massimiliano Hasan

Massimiliano Hasan

Venture Builder

Massimiliano is a Venture Builder for Catalyst Fund, where his work focuses on supporting the inclusive fintech & Insurtech portfolio by leveraging his background in data analytics / science, risk management, product growth and marketing strategy.

Prior to joining BFA Global, he spent the better part of a decade in the fintech and microfinance industry. He launched his career in Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area at the big data firm Oracle, then later worked on the strategy & analytics teams at Kiva and Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT). He also spent several years in the dynamic Indonesian tech startup ecosystem: First helping to build the financial services platform at Indonesian on-demand superapp and first tech unicorn, Gojek (IDX: GOTO), where he served as Head of Business Intelligence, Data Engineering, Underwriting & Growth; and afterwards as VP of Data & Analytics and Chief of Staff at an early-stage, venture-backed education lending fintech startup, Pintek. Through this work he has experienced 2 IPOs, launched & scaled multiple credit products (both consumer as well as SME), and established & led several data analytics teams. Beyond this, he also advises and invests in social entrepreneurs through his involvement with Ashoka & Topiku.

Massimiliano holds a Master of Applied Science degree in Data, Economics and Development Policy from MIT. He has also studied public policy at Harvard, computer science at Stanford, and previously earned another Master's degree from Michigan (high distinction, merit scholarship, Phi Kappa Phi) and a Bachelor degree from BU (cum laude, dual major, dean’s list). Outside of work, he also teaches yoga and is an avid climber, runner, and surfer.