About His Business & Career: It’s seven o’clock in the morning, and Charlie Youakim is already into his second meeting of the day, this one a video ‘meet and greet’ with the Sezzle team in Brazil—a new market where the Minneapolis-based fintech company recently announced expansion plans for its ‘buy now, pay later’ installments-based payments platform. Youakim launches into the topic of Sezzle’s mission of financially empowering Gen Z, a subject that he discuesses with all the gusto and optimism you might expect of a young entrepreneur in his first investor pitch.
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Year Founded: 2016
Headquarters: Minneapolis, Minn.