Former Bankers Find Success, Exhilaration in Building and Working at Startups

Former bankers Antony Jenkins, Jonthan Larsen and Vikram Pandit all have found a great deal of success in moving into the fintech space; whether investing in or helping to build new companies these former bankers have found their new lives to be filled with intensity and excitement; not all bankers have had a successful transition, the FT interviewed more than a dozen former bankers and found mixed results; ordering business cards and building a website were some of the tasks that came as a surprise, most of these bankers have not had to do such tasks in 20 years; fintech is helping to transform financial services in many ways, in the last year we’ve seen a melding of the worlds with talent and technology becoming interchangeable. Source.

  • Todd is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists. He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences. He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.

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