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Jesse Podell

Managing Director, Startupbootcamp FinTech New York

New York City

Jesse is Managing Director for Startupbootcamp FinTech New York. SBC FinTech is the leading global accelerator program focused on financial innovation with locations in London, Singapore and New York. The program is supported locally by Mastercard, Rabobank, Santander, Thomson Reuters, Route 66 Ventures, Deutsche Bank and WilmerHale. Prior to working in the fintech startup ecosystem, he spent twelve years in trading and business development roles at financial institutions such as Jefferies, KCG and Susquehanna. Jesse was a founding team member of TechDay, a large scale event and online community based in New York City. Since its inception. TechDay has grown from a small crowd of 500 people to a community of tens of thousands in multiple markets worldwide. TechDay's diverse events have helped more than a thousand startups in connecting with members of the press, investors, technologists & early adopters. He was also a founder of DevShop, a ruby on rails development agency that was sold to DevWorks Lab. He was also a co-organizer for NY Fintech Startups, which is the largest fintech meetup in the United States.

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