Making Real Progress with Artificial Intelligence

By Jaidev Shergill, Managing Partner, Capital One Growth Ventures

Through my role with Capital One Growth Ventures, I speak with a lot of amazing entrepreneurs and tech startup teams on a day-to-day basis. These interactions not only open my eyes to new technologies and breakthrough innovations, but they also help keep me continually energized and excited about what’s next. Just last year, I had the chance to meet Sri... Read More

Startup Barometer: Ensuring Long-Term Success in a Complicated Market

By Jaidev Shergill, Managing Partner, Capital One Growth Ventures

For the past several months, we’ve heard talk in Silicon Valley and speculation in financial circles about a slowdown in startup funding and growing caution from venture capitalists, who are wary of the plight of “unicorns” and the unpredictable performance from a few high-profile IPOs. In our second Capital One Growth Ventures Startup Barometer – a semi-annual survey of technology... Read More

A Conversation with JP Nicols

By Jaidev Shergill, Managing Partner, Capital One Growth Ventures

Jaidev and I recently had the opportunity to sit down and have a discussion with JP Nicols, who is an influential thought leader in the financial services industry and serves as an advisor to a number of fintech companies. We had an interesting conversation that touched on a wide range of topics, from how we evaluate startups by connecting them... Read More

Is 2016 a good year to launch a startup?

By Jaidev Shergill, Managing Partner, Capital One Growth Ventures

Launching a startup can be one of the toughest things an entrepreneur ever does. It is a leap of faith – in yourself and your concept – and it can take months, or even years, to get up the nerve to make it happen. When you do, it's your gig and you're in charge. While you can take control of... Read More

A Well-Balanced Team

By Jaidev Shergill, Managing Partner, Capital One Growth Ventures

A few weeks ago, I spoke on a panel at the Empire Startups Fintech Conference, where I was joined by peers from F-Prime Capital, Rothenberg Ventures, CFSI and Crowd Capital Venture Fund. It was a great opportunity to be surrounded by like-minded people focused on driving positive change in the industry, and it gave me a chance to meet an... Read More

What happened in Vegas…

By Jaidev Shergill, Managing Partner, Capital One Growth Ventures

I just returned home from several exciting days in Las Vegas for Money 20/20, where a collection of more than 10,000 attendees – from across of the fintech ecosystem – came together to discuss the latest and greatest in payments and financial services. Like everything in Vegas, it was massive and it was awesome. Most importantly, it was a great... Read More

Balancing Security & Convenience in Payment Technologies

By Jaidev Shergill, Managing Partner, Capital One Growth Ventures

In the fintech space – and across the tech industry – we are always driven to find what’s next and what’s better. When it comes to the ever-changing world of payment technology, a natural tension exists between the need for an increasingly seamless customer experience and the need for increasingly reliable data protection. As entrepreneurs and innovators seek to find... Read More