How venture capital has fared during COVID-19

In the third episode of PayU’s Fintech Alphabet series, our panel discusses venture capital amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

While COVID-19 has been a disaster for many industries, as in every economic downturn there are sectors which are growing or have remained resilient during the crisis.



In the third episode of our Fintech Alphabet, PayU CEO Laurent le Moal asks two leading VCs about where they see opportunity during these disruptive times, as well as the pandemic’s impact on venture capital at large.


Watch the whole conversation above.




Who’s on the panel?

  • Ganesh Quona is Co-founder of Quona Capital. Quona aims to deliver financial returns while making a lasting and positive impact on the world. Quona invests in fintech innovators that are advancing inclusion in emerging markets.


  • Stefan Klestil is Head of Fintech for SpeedInvest, an early-stage European venture capital firm with +40 investment pros working across London, Berlin, Paris, Munich, Vienna and San Francisco.  SpeedInvest’s mission is to deliver sector-specific, operationally relevant input that goes far beyond boardroom advice and cash.