March 27, 2023
MIAMI – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP is pleased to announce that it will host the second annual Women in FinTech (WinFin) Conference in partnership with Miami Dade College and Vast Bank at Miami Dade College’s Idea Center in downtown Miami on March 29, 2022.
The purpose of the conference is to promote women attorneys, bankers, entrepreneurs and other professions in FinTech and create important connections among people. The daylong event features nationally recognized thought leaders, who will share their insights on FinTech’s global development.
This year’s Keynote Speaker is Tess Michaels, founder and CEO of Stride Funding, a venture capital backed FinTech company that uses data science to make student financing more accessible and affordable. Michaels will address The Power of No: How Making the Tough Calls Early Builds a Better, More Impactful Business. She will talk about knowing when to say the hard nos will open the right doors especially at the early stage of building a high-growth, high-impact business. Michaels founded Stride Funding from a student-first perspective as an MBA from Harvard Business School.
In 2021, Nelson Mullins launched WinFin as an affinity group to support and present women as leaders in the FinTech space. Leading these efforts are Partners Katherine Baker and Erin Kolmansberger and Associates Megan Kilissanly and Rebecca Lester, along with Partner Richard B. Levin, who chairs the firm’s FinTech and Regulation Practice. Nelson Mullins’ FinTech team includes more than 40 attorneys with experience in the industry.
Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins is an Am Law 100 firm of more than 1,000 attorneys, policy advisors and professionals with 32 offices in 16 states and Washington, D.C. For more information, go to www.nelsonmullins.com.
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