Olya Caliujnaia, Sanlo - The Fintech Series

The Real Maxime Podcast by Raido Ventures

Episode notes

In this episode, we are joined by Olya Caliujnaia, CEO and Co-Founder of Sanlo, a Fintech venture backed by Index Ventures and Konvoy that provides digital financial infrastructure and non-dilutive capital to game and app developers. The idea for Sanlo came from empathy for gaming studio owners, the sheer size of the market, and the pain point of managing their back-office operations. In this insightful conversation, Olya shares very valuable advice on what she believes to be three essential pillars of business building: starting and ending with the customer, setting a strong foundation within the team, and creating optionality to adapt to changing circumstances. Tune in as we delve into Olya’s journey, from her initial stint in venture capital and moving to operator roles in gaming and fintech at EA and SigFig, and eventually starting her own Fi ... 

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