Investor Connect – Joel Brightfield of SixThirty Ventures

Investor Connect – Joel Brightfield of SixThirty Ventures

July 16, 2020 by investor

In this episode, Hall welcomes Joel Brightfield, Principal at SixThirty Ventures.

Located in St. Louis, Missouri, SixThirty Ventures is a venture fund that invests in early-stage enterprise technology companies from around the world building FinTech, InsurTech, and Cybersecurity solutions, and connects them with corporate incumbents through its Go-To-Market Program.

SixThirty has built a deep and curated network of leaders across financial services, reinsurance, insurance, information security, and enterprise technology standing ready to engage with startups in the SixThirty portfolio. SixThirty initially invests up to $250k in a handful of early-stage FinTech, InsurTech, and Cybersecurity startups each year.

Joel has over 8 years of financial services experience. Prior to joining the SixThirty team 4 years ago, he worked for Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting where he advised institutional investors on a wide range of topics. 

Joel speaks about what excites him, the state of investing in startups – particularly in this COVID-19 era – how he sees the industry evolving, and what changes he sees coming up. He also gives insight into the company’s investment thesis and advises entrepreneurs and investors.

You can visit SixThirty Ventures at  

Joel can be contacted via LinkedIn at, and via email at

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