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The Financial Club

A diverse community where experts in Finance and Technology do business and grow their professional network
Members include:
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The Financial Club
The Financial Club brings together leaders from: banking, payments, lending, insurance, risk management, compliance, venture capital, law and academia.

Members and special guests meet to explore business opportunities, grow their professional network and participate in intimate conversations with leaders from Government and Private Sector.
"Your current role and company might change, but the true constants in your professional journey are the connections you build along the way — your network. The Financial Club is that constant, offering not only a steadfast community but also strong business opportunities that will be with you every step of the way."

Alex Pelin,
Founder, The Financial Club
Benefits
  • Member-only gatherings

    in San Francisco and New York
    Join thought leaders for breakfasts, insightful discussions and networking with special guests.
  • Discounted access to annual Retreats

    In the US, Europe and APAC
    Discounted access to Fintech and DeFi Retreats. Designed for: Founders, VCs, Regulators, Legal, Finance and Web3 experts.
  • Member only networking app

    Connect with other members outside of the Club activities via our private app. Exchange ideas, share insights, offer and receive support from other club members.
  • Additional Perks

    From our partners
    Enjoy 1 year of complimentary membership with Select.
    Exclusive discounts for Conferences like FinovateFall.
    And other perks.
  • More benefits coming soon

2024 Schedule

Join us for a Club breakfasts, dinners, networking events and the annual Fintech and DeFi Retreat gatherings.

01/30/24, San Francisco

Club Breakfast 8:00AM - 10:00AM

Guest Speakers:
  • Peter Walker, Head of Insights, Carta
  • Emmalyn Shaw, Managing Partner, Flourish Ventures

01/31/24, New York

Club Breakfast 8:00AM - 10:00AM

Guest Speakers:
  • Martha Gimbel - Research Scholar, Yale Law School
  • Stacey Vanek Smith - Economics reporter, National Public Radio, Marketplace, Author Machiavelli For Women

04/02/24, New York

Club Breakfast 8:00AM - 10:00AM

Guest Speakers:
  • Rebecca Rettig, Chief Legal & Policy Officer, Polygon Labs
  • Linda Jeng, Founder & CEO, Digital Self Labs, Advisor, CCI

04/03/24, San Francisco

Club Breakfast 8:00AM - 10:00AM

Guest Speakers:
  • Patrick Hillman, FMR CSO, Binance
  • Michelel O'Connor, VP Global Communications & Brand, TaxBit

05/02/24, New York

Club Dinner 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Financial Club Dinner for Club members and guests

05/09/24, San Francisco

Club Dinner 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Financial Club Dinner for Club members and guests

08/14/24, San Francisco

Club Networking 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Financial Club Networking for Club members and guests

Complimentary access for:
Associate, Plus and Premier Members

September, date TBA, New York

Club Networking 6:00PM - 9:00PM


Financial Club Networking for Club members and guests

10/10/24, San Francisco

Club Networking 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Pre-Money2020 Networking for Club members and guests

10/15/24, New York

Club Networking 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Pre-Money2020 Networking for Club members and guests

11/19/24, San Francisco

Club Breakfast 8:00AM - 10:00AM

Guest Speakers:
  • Colin Walsh, Founder and CEO, Varo Bank

11/21/24, New York

Club Breakfast 8:00AM - 10:00AM

Guest Speakers:
  • TBA
Our Members
Our Members
Our members are professionals and decision makers from some of the most respected organizations in the Financial Services industry.

Kathryn Petralia

Keep Financial

Kevin Moss

FMR CRO SoFi

Daniel Gorfine

Gattaca Horizons, FMR CFTC

Sheila Warren

Crypto Council for Innovation

Raj Aji

Bill

J. Christopher Giancarlo

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, FMR Commissioner, CFTC

Angela Strange

Andreessen Horowitz

Lindsey Argalas

TaxBit

Todd Baker

Columbia University

Bam Azizi

Mesh

Carole House

Terranet Ventures

Josh Dorsey

Stifel Bank

Drew Edwards

Ingo Payments

Aleksandra Teichman

Pathward

Erica Lacerenza

Deloitte

Jeff Horowitz

BitGo

Jessi Brooks

Ribbit Capital

Yulia Guzairova

Deloitte

Ale Vigilante

Novirian Capital (FMR Fidelity)

Patrick Hillman

FMR Binance Executive

Michael Greenwald

AWS

Matthew Van Buskirk

Hummingbird Regtech

Carlo Cisco

Select

Jason Best

OM Venture Capital

Shawn Repulles

Silicon Valley Bank

Sandy Kimura

Money Forward America

Jen Millard

Manatt & Phelps

Alex Baghdjian

Funday

Kristen Hecht

Fmr Binance, US Treasury, Meta, HSBC

Adam Pluemer

Tigerblocks
and many others
Team
CEO, Gattaca Horizons

Policy & Innovation Advisor

Top 30 Most Influential Fintech Marketers, VP Brand & Communications,
TaxBit

Brand Advisor

VP, Global Fintech Business Development & Partnerships,
Visa

Growth Advisor

Chief Community Office, The Financial Club
Community, Product, Partnerships
Founder, The Financial Club
& Fintech Retreat / DeFi Retreat

Club Operations