Samarth ShekharRegional 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).