Meet The Team

Pascal Bouvier

Co-Founder & Senior Advisor

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  • Global​ FinTech thought leader and investor

  • Co-founder of Route 66 Ventures (Top 20 Global FinTech VC Firm)

  • Venture Partner at Santander InnoVentures

  • Author of FiniCulture blog

Patrick Pinschmidt

Senior Advisor

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  • Partner at Middlegame Ventures

  • Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability Oversight at the U.S. Department of Treasury

  • Former Advisor to the Congressional Oversight Panel on the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)

  • Former Senior Broker and Exchange Analyst at Morgan Stanley

Michael Meyer


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  • ​Co-founder of Route 66 Ventures (Top 20 Global FinTech VC Firm)

  • Former President/CEO of Goal Financial ($9bn in assets at peak)

  • Former Managing Director in alternative assets management firm Imperial Capital

  • Former Portfolio Manager for Wellington Management 

Alex Fife

Senior Advisor

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  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Virginia

  • Former Head of Finance and Operations, Village Capital

  • MBA from Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia

  • BA from Duke University

Jonah Crane

Executive Director

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  • Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury

  • Senior Counsel, Charles Schumer U.S. Senate

  • FinTech and RegTech advisor