Frontier Question Headlines Charlotte Business Journal Article: “Why doesn’t Charlotte have a FinTech venture fund?”

April 27, 2015

According to the Charlotte Business Journal, Frontier Capital managing partner Andrew Lindner posed the question of the day – at least one worthy of press coverage – during a panel of private equity executives and venture capitalists yesterday in Charlotte:

“Why hasn’t Charlotte, with its decades of banking success, developed or attracted a community of investors targeting FinTech? It seems like an obvious opportunity. I don’t see why it hasn’t happened.”

FinTech is a term used to describe technologies that are designed for use in and sold to financial institutions and financial services firms.

Retired Bank of America Corp. Chairman Hugh McColl agreed, saying “the opportunities are quite real. This is just a very conservative region.”

Read the full article to learn how this might be changing at