This is fintech's 'Noah's Ark Year'

Hello, and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.

This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single person, think about their work and unpack the rest. Mary Ann is taking over while Natasha attends a summit in LA, and this week, she interviewed Mark Goldberg, partner and fintech lead at Index Ventures. Since 2015, Mark has spent his time investing in -- and sitting on the boards of -- financial services companies, including Plaid, Persona, Lithic, Cocoon and Pilot.

The duo talked about:

Alex, Mary Ann and Becca are back Friday with more Equity, but as always, you can keep up with us in the meantime on Twitter @EquityPod.

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