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Taking back an old habit, I am writing from the plane after 48 hours in Tel Aviv, where I attended the great opening of the local FinTech Hub, The Floor, witnessing yet another bold project bridgin…
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A couple of days ago Lazaro, Mariela and I sat together and, treasuring the experience of the first 4 events with FinTechStage, we tried to spell out our mission, and the first thing we did was to …
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Mauricio Macri, ( major of Buenos Aires, made it to president. Most of us, me for sure, don’t know what it means to live in a country where political and economical crisis are dominating the scene …
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The abundance of FinTech sources makes very complicated to separate noise from substance. The number of 'experts' in this space is as puzzling as the proliferation of "Top XXX Fintech" where XXX eq...
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I have been having this discussion several times with many Fintech folks. Who you know defines who you are? Partly true, certainly in a business context. So, what's the difference between someone's...
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I have been writing about the false myth of the fancy frequent traveller life, and I want to explore it a bit further in this post, knowing there will be few people understanding it quite well. I a...
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There is a reason why I have been silent for the past eight weeks. Not that I am presumptuous enough to think anyone noticed that, but sometimes I remember this is my way not to loose touch with th…
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I have been silent for a while, and for good reasons. FinTechStage Luxembourg took most of my energy and I am really proud with the result, achieved as a team. Few stories on this one: we had a VIP…
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I am writing from an Uber cab heading to Sentosa beach, in Singapore, ready to begin my 15th straight Sibos (wow) As some of you might have noticed, I became an advisor for the Omidyar Netwo…
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I just came back from Silicon Valley, and also finish watching the two seasons of the homonymous TV Show. If you are not an entrepreneur or a VC you can't possibly understand half of the terms used...
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Every startup (and banks, for that matter, but in a much less attractive fashion) are all after the Mass Affluents, meaning the large majority of potential investors and try to manage their money, ...
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My first attempt of a post written with my IPhone. FinTech right now looks like the Klondike gold fever, where everybody with a hat ran to the river and over excitingly look for a piece of that mir...
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Matteo Rizzi is a General Partner in SBT Venture Capital, a 100M USD FinTech fund launched in 2013 by Sberbank, one of the largest financial institutions in the world.

Previously, Matteo worked at SWIFT for 12 years.
At SWIFT, he co-founded Innotribe and created the Innotribe Startup Challenge, positioning SWIFT as the facilitator of collaborative innovation in the financial industry.

In 2007, he created www.swiftcommunity.net, the collaborative space for SWIFT’s financial eco-system.
In 2003, he founded one of the first social networks, www.italiansonline.net, which today is the world’s largest Italian expatriate portal.

Prior to joining SWIFT, Matteo spent 10 years in the IT-networking sales industry, leading the international expansion of a large IBM networking products wholesaler.

Matteo holds a master’s degree in computer science and a post-graduate degree in financial transactions.
A truly multi-cultural European, he conducts business in French, Italian, Spanish and English.

More informations :
http://www.linkedin.com/in/matteorizzi
http://about.me/matteorizzi

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