Michael Szalontay accepted into Forbes Finance Council
Forbes Finance Council is an Invitation-Only Community for Executives in Accounting, Financial Planning, Wealth and Asset Management, and Investment Firms
London, May 6, 2021 — Michael Szalontay, co-founder and General Partner of Flashpoint, an international technology investment firm that manages venture capital, secondary buy-out and venture debt funds, has been accepted into Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only community for executives in accounting, financial planning, wealth and asset management, and investment firms.
Michael Szalontay was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.
“We are honored to welcome Michael Szalontay into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Finance Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”
As an accepted member of the Council, Michael Szalontay has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Michael will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.
Finally, Michael Szalontay will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.
Michael Szalontay commented: “Being a co-founder of any business is incredibly hard and exhilarating, but also very rewarding — it provided me with a range of insights into the venture capital and venture debt space. Tech is eating the world through the digital revolution and it is a great honour to have a first row ticket to the show. Looking forward to sharing my observations with the Forbes Finance Council”.
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