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September 9-11, 2024
The Marriott Marquis Times SquareNew York

Ope Runsewe
Head of Business Development at Amex Ventures


Ope Runsewe joined Amex Ventures in 2022. Ope focuses on leading the development of partnerships to drive engagement between Amex Ventures and the broader Venture Capital and startup ecosystem.

Ope has been at American Express since 2011, working across a number of Business Development, Partnerships and Marketing roles, during his tenure at the company. His most recent roles have included leading our U.S. merchant acquiring partnerships with Fintechs. Prior to this, he was responsible for signing commercial deals with bank partners across Africa to grow Amex merchant coverage.

Ope holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics from The University of Nottingham.

Agenda Sessions

  • Investor All Stars: Where Is The Smart Money Investing In Fintech Now? With Valuations Tumbling Who Will Survive The Fintech Blood Bath?