Smoke Less, Earn More

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death globally, and it’s a major cost burden to two bedrock industries: healthcare and financial services. …

Investing to produce strong investment and social returns

by Molly Hoffmeyer

It’s among the buzziest of buzz “words” these days: ESG.

But really, why should LPs in venture capital funds care? At SixThirty Ventures, we believe that ESG has moved from a matter of values to a matter of value, and our firm, our portfolio companies, and our…

How the CISO-in-Residence Role Ensures Resilient and Secure Solutions are Brought to Market

by David Fairman

SixThirty is continually looking to improve the value we bring to our portfolio companies and corporate partners. As part of this natural evolution, we have appointed David Fairman and Dustin Wilcox to serve as Partners and CISOs-in-Residence.

Fairman currently serves as Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Netskope

How big of a problem is API security? Simply put: It’s massive.

Globally, over $12.2 billion dollars has been invested into cybersecurity companies so far this year. What’s driving this frenetic pace of activity? The harsh reality is that security problems are complex and technology is always evolving. …

Whether facing a pause or a reset, RegTech could come out of the pandemic changed.

RegTech could be the biggest small category in FinTech.

Those examining the many market maps drawn-up for the vertical may notice that these visuals are quite segmented. This stands to reason since the companies in this space address extremely specific use cases and RegTech startups and scaleups…

Let’s talk about something that we don’t talk about enough: caring for aging family members is hard, complicated, expensive, and scary.

It often comes on suddenly, spurred by a “trigger event” kicking off a cascade of high pressure, urgent, and potentially life altering decisions with immediate and downstream impacts on our finances and health. …

Finding common ground and leveraging each side’s strengths

by Molly Hoffmeyer

SixThirty’s FinTech Forum, hosted virtually on March 18 — almost exactly a year since the first lockdowns in the US & Europe — brought together leading investors, financial institutions and startups from both sides of the Atlantic. …

Odds Are, It Already Has

by Andrew Wegrzyn

As a category, Artificial Intelligence commands a feverish level of interest from venture capital — a trend that is projected to accelerate in the coming years. Through mid-April 2021, VCs invested nearly $12B in AI companies across 442 deals. …

The Rising but Invisible Tide

In payments, invisible is beautiful.

Exchanging, routing, and transferring money among transacting parties are among the oldest, critical — and often most complicated — functions performed in financial services. Today, many of the most visible examples of successful startups such as Stripe and Plaid are performing some…

Our health, wealth, and security decision making is converging — like many streams that lead to the same river.

by Andrew Wegrzyn

Cancer centers can be emotional and complex places for patients, family members and medical teams alike. If you were to sit in the front lobby you would see a flurry of activity related to treating disease and improving the health of patients. Seeing a physician for a…


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