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Ann Arbor Spark

Quantum Computing in FinTech: The Next Big Thing or the Next Buzz Word?

Wednesday, April 21 2021 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Ann Arbor FinTech meetup is hosting a great guest speaker, Kelly Shaw, who will be talking about the emerging field of Quantum Computing and its influence on FinTech.

6:00 – 6:05: Introductions
6:05 – 6:50: “Quantum Computing in FinTech: The Next Big Thing or the Next Buzz Word?” Talk by Kelly Shaw
6:50 – 7:10: Q&A

About Kelly Shaw
Kelly Shaw is currently a Principal at Vestigo Ventures, an early-stage Fintech and Insurtech VC firm based in Cambridge, MA. As a Harvard MBA graduate with both founder and investor experience, her financial services career has included work in entrepreneurship, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital.

Kelly gained a worldwide perspective on the financial industry after spending four years in Europe, two while working for a Madrid bank during the heart of the global financial crisis. Back in the states, her financial services career continued with a broad range of roles in finance and M&A for GE Capital. While at GE Capital, Kelly built the model behind the go/no-go decision made by the GE Board of Directors and Senior Leadership to divest $200B of GE Capital Assets.  She also was deeply involved in the $40B divestiture of Commercial Lending & Leasing Assets.  As Vice President of M&A and Ventures at Synchrony, Kelly established a passion for Fintech, and her work resulted in three acquisitions and a Series C investment in the SMB financing platform, Fundbox. Highlights of Shaw’s founder experience includes co-founding AlmaPact (now operating as Stride Funding) a provider of income share agreements (ISA), and winner of the MIT FinTech competition.

Register today to join us virtually, Wednesday April 21st, via Google Meet. You don’t want to miss this event!!