Global warming's associated effects are posing an increased risk to financial institutions worldwide. The Basel Committee has issued guidelines to help mitigation
ESG investment is on the rise as consumers want to make a positive impact with their money. Dubious sustainability scores make this difficult.
In this conversation, we talk all things Wall Street, FinTech, and Venture Capital with Patrick Pinschmidt, who's the general partner and co-founder at MiddleGame Ventures.
More specifically, we discuss the ups and downs of sell-side research in the early 2000s, the evolution of financial technology to today’s FinTech, an insight into the Financial Stability Oversight Council at the US Treasury Department, the founding of Middlegame Ventures and its impressive investment portfolio, and the transformation of financial services fueled by the rapid innovation in FinTech.
Helios, raised $9.4 million in a recent seed round, news that has encouraged the industry to think about broader ESG issues.