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Samarth Shekhar
Regional Manager EMEA at SixThirty Ventures


Samarth heads the EMEA presence of SixThirty Ventures, a St. Louis, US-based venture fund, helping scale high-potential early stage Enterprise FinTech, InsurTech & Cybersecurity startups with funding and connections to top US financial institutions.

He is the co-founder of FinTech Forum (Frankfurt, 2013), offering insights & connections into the European FinTech startup & investment landscape, and was recognized by the WSJ / Financial News FinTech40 as one of the "40 Innovators Shaping the Future of Finance" in 2014.

Previously, Samarth held Sales & Business Development roles at OrbiTech (a Citigroup spin-off), Deutsche Software/ HCL Tech (a Deutsche Bank JV) and Capgemini. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (BIT Mesra, India, 1997) and an MBA in Strategy & Marketing (IIM Calcutta, India, 2000).

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote Address: Assessing The Insurtech Universe – Who Are The Rising Stars Around The Globe & Which Parts Of The Value Chain Are They Targeting?

  • Closing Panel: Building Open Innovation & Collaborating With Start-ups To Transform Insurance – How To Create Good Partnerships

  • Scaling Enterprise FinTech- in Europe & Beyond


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