Tag: Startup

Why our money is on this Brazilian female fintech founder: meet Monica of Grão

    This post was co-authored by Malika Anand and Thea Sokolowski.   A former securities broker and two-time...

Lean user research: How Diin sequenced data analysis and user interviews to generate insights

Co-authored with Javier Linares   Startups typically chase growth by acquiring more and more customers. It is tempting to...

Can fintech bridge the digital divide in India?

Authored in collaboration with Malika Anand Forecasters predict that Indians will conduct more than US$1 trillion in digital transactions...

Four Steps to Being Agile for Fintech Companies

Banco Maré’s Journey from Working Enthusiastically to Working Deliberately     Startups have great ideas and the best intentions...

Accelerating to Investment: Four Strategies for Securing Follow-on Funding for Fintech Startups

Co-authored with Maelis Carraro   The goal for every startup — fintech or otherwise — is securing funding for...

Six Steps to an Intelligent AI Strategy: The AI Readiness Toolkit

  Are you a startup seeking to prepare yourself for artificial intelligence (AI), but don’t yet have a concrete...

Tracking Churn to get to Profitability

Sokowatch’s experience integrating a retention dashboard     At Catalyst Fund, we have helped 20 inclusive fintech startups move from idea...

Don’t be THAT CEO

Management styles that hold you and your team back from product-market fit   When it comes to venture-building, we...

Three Essential Tips for Winning Over Investors at SOCAP 2018 and Beyond

Catalyst Fund’s “How to SOCAP” for Entrepreneurs #3     Connecting with the right investors is one of the...

Risky business: how to de-risk your fintech startup before it’s too late

Co-written by Elizabeth Davidson   If you’re a fintech entrepreneur, it’s probably not news to you that failure is...