Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2014
Speaker at Money20/20 2013
Speaker at Money20/20 2012
Moderator at Money20/20 2016
Moderator at Money20/20 2015

Session Information

Arjan Schütte

Managing Partner
Core Innovation Capital
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2014
Speaker at Money20/20 2013
Speaker at Money20/20 2012
Moderator at Money20/20 2016
Moderator at Money20/20 2015

Session Information

Arjan Schütte is the founder and a managing partner of Core Innovation Capital, a venture capital fund investing in financial technology companies that serve the Emerging Middle Class.  He is also a Senior Advisor to the Center for Financial Services Innovation, the nation’s leading authority on the underbanked market.  He was previously a senior manager at CFSI from its inception until Core was launched in 2010.

Arjan is a passionate industry expert. Through CFSI and Core, he has invested in some of the most innovative companies serving the underbanked, including AccountNow, CircleLending (acquired by Virgin Group), iSend, L2C, and BankingUp.  Arjan serves on the board of portfolio companies Ripple Labs (as an observer), SavvyMoney, TIO Networks, and Wipit and is an advisory board member for several companies including Progreso Financiero.  Arjan formerly served as a board member for RentBureau (acquired by Experian).  He is cited broadly, blogs for Forbes, and regularly speaks at industry conferences. 

Prior, Arjan spent 12 years as an entrepreneur in several venture backed companies in technology leadership, consulting and general management roles at Pierian Spring Software, Cognitive Concepts (acquired by Houghton Mifflin), Capella Learning (now NASDAQ: CPLA), and DoTheGood, among others.

Arjan earned an MS from the Media Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as an Interval Research Fellow, and earned his BA in Philosophy and Communication at Lewis & Clark College. 

He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two young children.