SympliFi is proud to be selected by the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. to be part of the inaugural UK Black Tech cohort of Launch With GS. The customised immersive programme, will provide high-touch access and resources to a select group of UK-based Black founders, to fast-track their companies’ growth and build relationships with investors and industry experts. Today, SympliFi provides a digital collateral solution that connects people and facilitates access to low cost credit for entrepreneurs in Nigeria and Senegal.
“I’m excited and proud to be part of Goldman Sachs’ first ever UK Black Tech cohort of Launch With GS. We look forward to working with Goldman Sachs to accelerate our growth and advance our mission of enabling access to affordable credit for underbanked micro and SME entrepreneurs around the world.”
Maurice Iwunze, CEO & Co-Founder
For Maurice, SympliFi is not only an innovative business venture but also a personal mission. As a Nigerian-American , Maurice has worked in the financial services industry in the US and Africa, and moved to the UK in 2019 to launch SympliFi with co-founder & COO, Grégoire Lecomte.
About The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial institution that delivers a broad range of financial services across investment banking, securities, investment management and consumer banking to a large and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world
About Launch With GS
Launch With GS is Goldman Sachs’ $1 billion investment strategy grounded in our data-driven belief that diverse teams drive strong returns. Through Launch With GS, Goldman Sachs aims to increase access to capital and facilitate connections for women, Black, Latinx and other diverse entrepreneurs and investors.
Read the Launch With GS press release here