The Story Behind ZILO's £25m Series A Raise

Philip Goffin, Founder, President and CEO - Zilo

Joining Toby on the latest episode of FinTech Focus TV is Phil Goffin, Founder, President and CEO of ZILO.

Phil shares his remarkable journey from a banking background to becoming a fintech entrepreneur in the UK. He delves into his experiences founding Calastone, and his latest venture, ZILO.

Phil discusses the challenges of raising Series A funding, the strategic importance of aligning with custodian banks, and the necessity of a strong, experienced team to navigate the complexities of the financial sector. He emphasises the critical role of resilience in entrepreneurship and outlines his vision for ZILO, with aspirations for a future stock market listing.

Highlighting the shift from traditional financial technologies to innovative, cloud-based solutions, Phil's story is a testament to the power of strategic thinking, team building, and the relentless pursuit of transformation.

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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