Fireside Chat Series w/ Maria Hancock - Investor w/ NY Angels

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Maria Hancock - Angel Investor

About Maria B. Hancock - Investor with New York Angels (http://www.newyorkangels.com/) & Board Director GoldeX

Maria is an active Angel Investor with New York Angels and non-executive board director of Goldex, a Fintech start-up based in London. She has over two decades of experience in technology, risk management and asset management. Most recently she was a mentor at the Barclays Techstars Fintech Accelerator and a member of GoldenSeeds, an angel investor network focused on female-led companies.

In her last corporate position, Maria was the Head of Retirement Solutions Americas at Deutsche Bank where she led the development of innovative retail investments products leveraging technology and quantitative methodologies. Prior to Deutsche Bank, she co-founded RiskEdge, a consulting company to provide risk management advisory to financial institutions. Before this, she worked at Duff Capital Advisors, a multistrategy hedge fund, creating client-centric investment solutions. She also held other positions at AIG, J.P. Morgan and Dresdner Bank.

In the Fintech space, Maria was an early employee of a Fintech start-up - Askari Risk Management Solutions - that got acquired by State Street Bank and a managing partner of Ekkono GmbH, a technology start-up focused on peer-to-peer and encrypted collaboration solutions.

Maria has a Ph. D. in theoretical nuclear physics from the Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany and a Fintech Certification from MIT.

Join me in this exclusive fireside chat to learn about Maria's career and her journey as an angel investor and Fintech advisor and director...

• Early education and career

• Path to becoming a fintech and technology entrepreneur

• Returning to the corporate world after the entrepreneurial experience

• Journey to becoming an active Angel Investor

• Advice for entrepreneurs starting on their Fintech journey including how to raise funds for your start-up

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