Financial Venture Studio
Shannon Austin has spent the last two decades helping startups grow using effective messaging and media. From 2015-2018, Shannon was Managing Director at the Financial Solutions Lab, a partnership between JPMorgan Chase and CFSI. During that time, she advised more than 33 fintech startups, helped select innovators for investment, and achieved significant press including Fast Company, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Forbes, and more. Shannon previously managed global communications for a consumer tech brand in the Apple space.
She also served as VP Marketing/Communications for a finserv SaaS firm, where she handled investor relations post-IPO. Shannon began her career as a journalist and has also worked in advertising. In addition to her work at Financial Venture Studio, she is Global Communications Advisor to Quona Capital, an emerging markets fintech VC.
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