Sara Nofeliyan Sr Manager Product Management Varo Sara is on a mission to help people make progress with their financial lives with over 6 years of experience in fintech product management. She currently leads growth products at Varo, the first neo-bank to obtain federal bank charter approval from the FDIC and focuses on engaging and growing the core customer segments that Varo provides invaluable, no-fee banking services to. Prior to Varo, she was the first product hire at Acorns, a micro-investment platform that allows millions to automatically invest any amount into a portfolio of ETFs. There she worked on everything from customer experience to broker-dealer tools from the ground up. During her time there the platform scaled to include several product lines and over 2 million users across the US. She holds a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Southern California and is actively learning about how behavioral economics can be applied to financial product design.
Pemo Theodore is a Media Publisher and a great people connector. She was Founder Silicon Valley TV which served the San Francisco Bay Area for 10 years! She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups for 10 years. Pemo loves to video interview venture capitalists & founders to engage the human behind the success stories.. She has been Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley for 6 years, organizing twice monthly FinTech talks & panels in San Francisco & Palo Alto and audio podcasts. She believes in learning through a great discussion with experts in the domains. Pemo has a talent to bring the right people together and is an incredible networker. Pemo's events have been seen as supporting Venture Capitalists & Angels in sourcing great deal flow from startups who attend her events. Many founders have received funding through meeting investors at her events. Her favored medium is audio & visual media and she has built up a great body of work of videos of panels & interviews and podcasts in Silicon Valley startup ecosystem. She has lived & worked in Canada, Australia, Ireland, London, Northern Ireland, New Zealand & Silicon Valley. Bio https://pemo.oneView all posts
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