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Startup Week: Fintech 101

So you think you want to start a Fintech company? Learn the basics of what it takes to compete in the Fintech space from Ben Pankonin from Social Assurance.

The co-founder of Social Assurance, Ben consulted for banks, brokerages and financial firms in the area of IT management and software prior to forming Social Assurance.
He led sales and marketing efforts for hyper growth on the Inc 500 list of Fastest Growing Companies for Five Nines Technology Group as the Director of Business Development and is a 2012 Pipeline Entrepreneur Fellow. Ben’s background in enterprise security and software bring a unique perspective to social media solutions.

Ben’s thought leadership in enterprise technology has been featured in publications such as the Financial Brand, CRN, Credit Union Times, Omaha World Herald and the Midlands Business Journal and he frequently speaks on the use of technology in the enterprise. Ben studied Business and Computer Science at Nebraska Wesleyan University completing his Bachelor’s degree.