Igor Pesin

ICO vs VC fund from investors point of view
Igor Pesin

Igor Pesin

ICO vs VC fund from investors point of view

Biography

Igor Pesin will help you to spot the best investment and entrepreneurial opportunities in FinTech. He will share inside knowledge of FinTech deals and trends.

Igor Pesin is a Partner and Investment Director at Life.SREDA VC. Being responsible at Life.SREDA for the investments throughout their entire life cycle, Igor has executed more than 20 fintech deals across the world – in the US, Europe, CIS and Asia. Igor’s background includes a mix of corporate and entrepreneurial experience. As a recognized fintech expert, Igor regularly takes the floor of the major professional conferences and publishes fintech articles and analyses.

Life.SREDA VC is an international venture capital firm, established in 2012 and with its headquarters in Singapore. It is one of the first FinTech-only non-corporate VC funds in the world. Life.SREDA has invested in more than 20 FinTech startups around the world (US, Europe, Asia), including such well-know brands as Simple, Moven, SumUp, Rocketbank, Fidor, Anthemis, Fastacash, Lenddo etc, and has already made 6 successful exits to date, including selling a mobile bank Simple to BBVA Group, a multinational finance group of Spanish origin, for USD$117 million.

Life.SREDA also runs a separate blockchain fund, Banking on Blockchain or BB fund, headquartered in London and headed by Chris Skinner, one of the globally leading fintech/blockchain experts and influencers.

Being a fintech ecosystem builder in Asia, Life.SREDA is driving the creation of the first pan-Asian bank-as-a-service-platform www.bank-as-a-service.com. Besides investment activities, Life.SREDA is also well known for its FinTech articles (http://fintechranking.com/) and for respectful annual FinTech research Money of the Future (www.fintech-research.com).

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