My Start-Up Journey

Michael Rude, Co-Founder and CEO - Automated Data Inc.

On this episode of FinTech Focus TV, Toby welcomes Michael Rude, Co-Founder and CEO of Automated Data Inc., to the show.

Toby and Michael discuss Michael’s own journey as a founder, creating a tech start-up after a career at the likes of Goldman Sachs and Refinitiv, and how he adjusted to making the leap from such big names to creating something new as part of a team of six.

Michael’s story also delves into how ADI came up with its solution, what differentiates it from its competition and how they have managed to transform complexity into simplicity through their work. He also shares some valuable pearls of wisdom as a founder, which aren’t to be missed.

This episode is a must-listen for any budding founders with an idea, identifying a gap in the market and the right solution to plug that gap.

About FinTech Focus TV

FinTech Focus TV is our industry-leading podcast and YouTube show, hosted by Harrington Starr’s CEO, Toby Babb.

Each episode is a masterclass in financial services excellence, featuring thoughts and commentary of renowned leaders from all industry specialisms; investigating the journey industry innovators have been on thus far; the impact they are making; and their commitment to crafting an exciting future for every marketplace participant. We also explore their role in furthering the talent experience, learning how they are attracting and retaining the best talent in the space.

Guests are typically financial services Founders, C-Suite members (most typically CEOs and CTOs), and Venture Capitalists (VCs).

New episodes are released every week and are available on YouTube and across all major podcast streaming platforms.

FinTech Focus TV is recognised as one of “The Top 5 Fintech podcasts worth listening to in 2024.”

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