Rachel Lauren (Investor @ BDMI)
Missed opportunity areas within consumer fintech, the future of retail, and the legitimacy of NFTs
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BDMI is an early-stage fund that makes investments into innovative companies within tech and media. Although the fund specializes in digital media, Rachel focuses most of her time helping the fund diversify its focus to more enterprise software and fintech deals.
In this talk, we discuss:
missed opportunity areas within consumer fintech
the future of retail and areas of excitement within commerce
the legitimacy of NFTs and whether or not they can be considered an investable category
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