Since graduating from Quesnay’s Female Founders in Tech programs, our alumni have continued to thrive and grow. Applicants have gone on to raise $200mm+ in VC funding and some have successfully sold their companies. Read on about how the program benefited them, their key accomplishments, and future plans.
With backing from returning sponsors CSAA Insurance Group—and support from their recently launched venture capital arm, Avanta Ventures—and RGAX, Quesnay is pleased to announce the 2019 Female Founders in InsurTech global innovation competition is now live and accepting applications through July 22.
Through surveys and interviews with FinTech startups and experts, we collected information that tells the story of the FinTech ecosystem and the 2018 Female Founders in FinTech innovation competition. The report includes findings related to diversity & inclusion, partnerships, and overall FinTech trends.
Discover Global Network had two executives serve as mentors during the competition. Diane Offereins, President of Payment Services, and Ricardo Leite, Vice President, Head of Global Products & Partnerships, at the company mentored two of the top five teams, fostering support for the best ideas to come out of the event.
Jonathan Poor, Quesnay’s innovation analyst, walks us through the best practices in sourcing and partnering with startups to build new products - this is the first of the three-part blog series.