Rebecca Fischer, Divibank: Helping Brazilian entrepreneurs scale with non-dilutive capital, Ep 186

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Outline of this episode:

  • [01:10] – About Divibank
  • [01:42] – What financing looks like for SMEs in Brazil
  • [03:40] – Divibank’s average client
  • [05:10] – Rebecca’s background
  • [06:00] – Lessons learned from working in advertising agencies
  • [08:08] – ABC of non-dilutive financing 
  • [11:30] – Divibank’s zero to one
  • [12:58] – Divibank’s first steps
  • [14:43] – Divibank’s experience with fundraising
  • [16:30] – Where is Divibank today
  • [17:49] – Rebecca’s book recommendations
  • [19:21] – Rebecca’s advice to a younger self
  • [20:10] – What’s next for Divibank

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