ABOUT


Our mission at Fintech71 is to attract the most-innovative fintech startups and connect them with the top financial services companies in the world.

Fintech71 is a non-profit startup accelerator and innovation outpost for the top financial services companies in the US. Located in Columbus, OH, the accelerator focuses on growing entrepreneurial activity, attracting more Fintech companies to Ohio, and expanding the innovation pipeline for current private-sector stakeholders, including Ohio’s strong financial services base and Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies headquartered in the state.

Participating companies include:

FINTECH IN OHIO


2ND

largest private sector in Ohio by GDP

6TH

largest in the United States by GDP

BOARD MEMBERS


Amit Dhingra

Huntington Bank

Valentina Isakina

Fintech71

Cheryl Lebens

Grange Insurance

Matt Armstead

LUMOS

Ken Gavrity

KeyBank

Todd Whittington

LUMOS

Mark Nelsen

VISA

Paula O’Reilly

Accenture (Observer)

TEAM MEMBERS


Matt Armstead

Executive Director

Todd Whittington

Investment Director

Kevin Pohmer

Entrepreneur In Residence

Alex Purtell

Program Director

Tim Fulton

Director of Marketing

Nathan Yellon

Project Manager

Sam Biederman

Startup Liaison