Episode Description

cc: growth journeys from emerging ecosystems to global markets.

Sergiu Negut is the co-founder of FintechOS, a globally focused technology provider for banks, insurers and financial institutions born out of Bucharest, Romania. With roots in consulting, Sergiu became an angel investor and then a co-founder, helping FintechOS emerge as a leading fintech player in Europe. They’ve recently raised $60m in April from several prominent funds in Europe, including Draper, Earlybird, OTB Ventures, GapMinder, and Launchub. Their clients include leading banks, financial institutions & insurance companies like Raiffeisen, Societe Generale, Erste and Orange.

What’s in this episode?

1) How Sergiu moved from consulting to angel investing to being a founder

2) FintechOS’s roots & the story of the switch from Softelligence

3) The path from software services to democratizing customer-centric banking & insurance applications

4) Expanding to the US & managing a large & growing organization during Covid

5) Being an Eastern European entrepreneur & how the landscape is changing now

You can reach us through our website or @getcced on Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, and Linkedin. Hosted by Enis Hulli and Rina Onur.

Arin Ozkula

500 Istanbul – General Partner

Involved in the venture ecosystem for over 10 years, Arin led invesment in Getir, which raised more than $170M from top tier investors.