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He Left Goldman to Hunt Fintechs and Now Catches Unicorns

  • FT Partners’ Steve McLaughlin was early fintech proselytizer
  • He says his advisory firm remains ‘small, nimble, specialized’
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Why Steve McLaughlin Left Goldman to Hunt Fintechs
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Even by Las Vegas standards, a party featuring Snoop Dogg and Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder is a tough ticket.

But the 20-somethings lined up one October night to get into the Tao nightclub weren’t there to party with a famous athlete or Hollywood star. It was a gathering for a decidedly nerdier crowd of financial technology venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and bankers.