Banking
April 6, 2023

The Importance of Data in Finance: Insights from Rob Tompkins, CFO of RiskCout

The Importance of Data in Finance: Insights from Rob Tompkins, CFO of RiskCout
Banking
April 6, 2023

The Importance of Data in Finance: Insights from Rob Tompkins, CFO of RiskCout

Ignacio Gassó
Co-founder & Chief Operation Officer
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In this episode of Cofi, Alex interviews Rob Tompkins, the CFO of RiskCout. Rob's career in finance began at a price and continued for 11 years at Silicon Valley Bank before he became CFO of RiskCout. Alex asks Rob about his early career and how he got interested in finance. Rob explains that he moved to San Francisco in 1999 during the boom of startups, which is where he fell in love with the idea of working in or around startups. He set out to pursue a career in finance and analytics in this industry.

Rob shares that he is passionate about startups and helping them succeed. As CFO of RiskCout, Rob works with a team of people who are passionate about helping startups grow and succeed. RiskCout provides startups with financial services, including fundraising, financial modeling, and financial planning. Rob explains that he enjoys working with startups because they are constantly changing and growing, which keeps the job interesting and exciting.

Rob also talks about the importance of data in finance and analytics. He explains that it's essential to have accurate and reliable data to make informed financial decisions. RiskCout helps startups gather and analyze data to make better financial decisions. Rob emphasizes that it's important to use data to make informed decisions, but it's also essential to understand the context behind the data.

In summary, Rob Tompkins is the CFO of RiskCout and has a passion for helping startups succeed. His career in finance began at a price and continued for 11 years at Silicon Valley Bank before he became CFO of RiskCout. He loves working with startups because they are constantly changing and growing, and he emphasizes the importance of using data to make informed financial decisions while also understanding the context behind the data.

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