Samarth ShekharRegional Manager EMEA at SixThirty Ventures
Samarth heads the EMEA presence of SixThirty Ventures, a US-based venture fund investing in early stage Enterprise FinTech startups, and helping them scale via a Go-to-Market Program in partnership with leading US financial institutions.
He is the co-founder of FinTech Forum (Frankfurt, 2013), Europe’s leading network for FinTech startups, investors and financial institutions, and was recognized by the WSJ / FN FinTech40 "40 Innovators Shaping the Future of Finance".
Prior to that, he held European Sales & Business Development roles at DSL/ HCL- a Deutsche Bank JV, Capgemini Germany, OrbiTech/ Citigroup and PwC. Samarth holds degrees in engineering (BIT Mesra) and an MBA (IIM Calcutta), is fluent in English and German, and is based in Amsterdam and Frankfurt.