1 February, 2022

E130 – Rebecca Schot-Guppy, IAG Firemark Ventures

Rebecca Schot-Guppy is the Director of Investment Leverage and Portfolio Management at IAG Firemark Ventures. Previously, Rebecca was the CEO of FinTech Australia, where she made a significant impact on the ecosystem. Prior to Fintech Australia, she worked as a Community Manager at Stone & Chalk. Rebecca found her way into the world of venture through her background in law and biomed. She is a passionate and knowledgeable member of the startup ecosystem with many insights to share.

Ian & Rebecca discuss:

  • Rebecca’s path into the startup world
  • Why Rebecca chose to work on the venture side of the startup ecosystem
  • Rebecca’s role and impact at FinTech Australia
  • Australia as a Fintech powerhouse
  • IAG Firemark Venture’s thematic investments
  • The growth of the VC sector in Australia
  • The Firemark collective and its teams
  • and more!

Quickfire Recommendations

  • Book: Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Sami Tamimi and Yotam Ottolenghi
  • Podcast: 7am Podcast
  • News Source: AFR & The Guardian
  • App: Superhero
  • Productivity Tool: Asana
  • Favourite Tech CEO: Katherine McConnell – Brighte
  • Favourite TV show: Sports
  • Ted Talk Topic: Female Leadership

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