At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top San Francisco based CEO’ operating in the FinTech space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Digits
As Senior Director of Product at Twitter, Jeff has led the company’s consumer, developer, and publisher facing products, including Twitter for iOS, Android, and the Web, Fabric, Crashlytics, Answers, Digits, Twitter Kit, TweetDeck, Twitter’s Publisher Platform, and Gnip. Previously, Seibert was Twitter’s Director of Developer Platform where he led Fabric, the company’s suite of mobile developer tools, as well as its enterprise Data Platform and Content Syndication efforts. Seibert was the co-founder and CEO of Crashlytics, an award-winning crash analysis service for iOS and Android apps. Crashlytics was acquired by Twitter in 2013 and has become an essential piece of the mobile developer toolchain – today powering over a million apps across well over two billion devices worldwide. Seibert co-founded Increo in 2007 and served as its COO and lead architect until its acquisition by Box in 2009. He subsequently oversaw the integration of Increo’s document preview and annotation technologies into Box’s cloud content platform. Seibert gained experience at Apple in both marketing and engineering capacities and led Stanford University’s Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders seminar series as Co-Coordinator. He was selected as a Mayfield Fellow in 2007 and received a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2008. Seibert is a frequent presenter on both entrepreneurship and technical topics and has lectured at Stanford, Harvard, MIT, and Tufts, as well as keynoted Twitter Flight, AppsWorld, AnDevCon, EclipseCon, and others. Find him on Twitter at @JeffSeibert.
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About Digits: Digits is building financial technology so powerful.. you’ll think they stole it from the future
Co-founder & CEO of Deel
Alex Bouaziz co-founded Deel in 2018 where he now currently serves as chief executive officer. Earlier in his career, Alex has helped build startups such as Sarona Ventures, Lifeslice, and Cryptofighters. Alex is an MIT alumnus holding a master’s degree in civil and environmental engineering. He also holds a BSc in civil and environmental engineering from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
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About Bouaziz & Partners, Deel: Deel is a payroll and compliance platform for international employees and contractors.
Founder & CEO of Carta
Henry Ward is the CEO and co-founder of Carta (formerly eShares), With a background in finance and technology. Prior to eShares, Henry was the Founder and CEO of Secondsight, a portfolio optimization platform for retail investors. Mr. Ward received a BGS in Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Michigan and an MSC in Market Finance at EDHEC Business School.
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About Carta: Carta is a global ownership management platform that helps companies, investors, and employees manage equity and ownership.
CEO & Founder of Mercury Technologies
Immad Akhund is the CEO and Founder of Mercury.
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About Mercury Technologies: Mercury is the banking stack for startups.* FDIC-insured accounts, debit cards, currency exchange, APIs, 3rd party integrations & more.
CEO of Plaid
Zachary Perret is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Plaid.
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About Plaid: Plaid provides companies with the tools and access needed for the development of a digitally-enabled financial system.
Founder and CEO of Compound
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About Citywide Special, Compound, Robot Ventures, Safe Shepherd: Compound is an open-source interest rate protocol that unlocks new financial applications.
Co-Founder and CEO of Kraken
Jesse Powell is an expert in virtual currencies, online/international payments and fraud, as well as co-founder and CEO of Kraken, the most trusted and one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges in the world with no.1 EUR market share. He is a 15-year veteran of the virtual currency industry.
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About Kraken: Kraken is a cryptocurrency exchange that provides spot and futures trading between Bitcoin, Ethereum, and 40+ other digital assets.
Founder & CEO of Affirm
Max Levchin is an investor and advisor to emerging technology companies. He was previously the chairman and chief executive officer of HVF, a startup lab focused on extracting insights from recordable information. Levchin co-founded Confinity Inc. in December 1998, and served as the Chief Technology Officer and a director. He also founded NetMeridian Software, a developer of early Internet applications Levchin also serves as chairman of the boards of directors of Yelp Inc. and Kaggle Inc., and as a director of Evernote Corporation.
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About Affirm, Glow, HVF Labs, SciFi VC: Affirm is a financial technology services company that offers installment loans to consumers at the point of sale.
Founder & CEO of Long-Term Stock Exchange
Eric is the author of New York Times bestseller The Lean Startup, The Startup Way, and The Leaders Guide (funded by one of the top Kickstarter book campaigns of all time). He’s also the creator of the Lean Startup methodology, practiced by individuals and companies around the world and the inspiration behind the LTSE. He has founded a number of startups, including IMVU, where he served as CTO, and has advised on business and product strategy for startups, venture capital firms, and large companies across many industries.
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About IDEO, Long-Term Stock Exchange, Pivotal: The Long-Term Stock Exchange designs an SEC-regulated national securities exchange that aligns great companies and long-term investors.
Co-Founder & CEO of Square
Jack Dorsey is the Co-Founder & CEO of Twitter Ventures
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About Cash App, Square, Twitter Ventures: Block is a merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company that aims to simplify commerce through technology.
Founder and CEO of CERE Network
Previously co-founded social gaming company 50 Cubes, a Tencent backed series-B gaming company with 8-digit revenue.
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About CERE Network: CERE Network is a decentralized data cloud platform that delivers data integration and data collaboration solutions.
Chief Executive Officer of Personal Capital
Jay Shah, as founding executive member and current CEO of Personal Capital, shaped the pioneering digital wealth management company into what it is today.With more than 20 years of experience scaling businesses with technology and data, he has grown Personal Capital from a Silicon Valley startup to a tech-enabled advisory business managing more than $7 billion in assets. Prior to joining Personal Capital, Jay served as CIO of E-LOAN, Inc., a multi-billion dollar consumer lending platform, where he facilitated the company’s acquisition by Banco Popular and led the build-out of the consumer-direct banking platform. Earlier in his career, he served as CTO and CIO at Myers Internet, a B2B SaaS enterprise platform for mortgage and real estate companies, and as Director of Technology, National Risk Management Services at PwC, where he created a strategic software practice for the firm’s emerging consulting businesses. Shah currently serves as a director on the board of Personal Capital Corporation, and was Chairman of the Technical Advisory Board at Ellie Mae from 2014 to 2018. Shah earned his B.A. in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara with a concentration in accounting.
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About Personal Capital: Personal Capital combines online financial tools with registered financial advisor expertise to enable people and grow their net worth.
Founder and CEO of Coins.ph
Ron Hose CEO of Coins.ph, a company that delivers financial services over mobile to people in Southeast Asia. Prior to coins.ph, Ron was the CTO of the video communication service [TokBox](/organization/tokbox). He co-founded the company with Serge Faguet in 2007. Most recently, Ron was a founding partner at Innovation Endeavors, an early stage venture capital fund backed by [Eric Schmidt](/person/eric-schmidt). Ron graduated from Cornell University with a Masters degree in Computer Science.
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About Coins.ph: Coins.ph delivers financial services over mobile to people who are currently unserved by traditional banks.
Co-Founder & CEO of LendingHome
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About LendingHome, Quiet Capital: LendingHome offers fix-and-flip bridge loans and rental loans for real estate investors.
CEO and Executive Director of Stellar Development Foundation
Denelle Dixon is the CEO and Executive Director of the Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit organization using blockchain to unlock the world’s economic potential by making money more fluid, markets more open, and people more empowered. Before joining Stellar, Dixon served as COO of Mozilla, one of the most successful mission-driven open-source organizations. During her tenure at Mozilla, she led the organization’s business, revenue and policy teams including the ongoing fight for Net Neutrality and the global effort to ensure that people can control their personal data. She also pushed Mozilla to understand how to partner with commercial entities while staying true to its core mission of openness, innovation, and opportunity on the web. A lawyer by trade, Denelle previously served as a general counsel and legal advisor in private equity and technology. Throughout her career, Denelle has been a vocal advocate for net neutrality, encryption, the disclosure of vulnerabilities by governments, and greater user choice and control.
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About Stellar Development Foundation: Stellar Development Foundation supports the development and growth of Stellar, a blockchain network that connects financial infrastructure.
Founder & CEO of Doma
Max started States Title in 2016 after personally experiencing the friction and labor caused by title insurance in the homebuying process. Since then he has worked to provide an innovative solution to homeowners, brokers, and mortgage bankers. Max is an entrepreneur with experience founding and operating technology companies. Prior to States Title, Max was Founder and CEO of Evolv, Inc., an enterprise predictive analytics software company, which he led through their acquisition by Cornerstone (NASDAQ: CSOD) in 2014 where he served for two years on the senior executive team post-acquisition as the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives.
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About Doma: Doma is an insurtech platform that uses machine intelligence to remove friction from residential real estate transactions.
Chief Executive Officer of Fundbox
A seasoned internet technology executive, Prashant was most recently SVP of Advertising Products at Yahoo, joining the Yahoo team through their acquisition of Flurry, where he was the Chief Product Officer. Prior to Yahoo, Prashant was Senior Director of Product Management at Facebook and Product Director at Google. Prashant received a B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He also holds an MA in Business research; an MS in Statistics; a PhD minor in Engineering Economic Systems & Operations Research; and a PhD in Business, all from Stanford University.
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About Fundbox: Fundbox is an AI-powered financial platform for small businesses.
Founder and CEO of MicroAcquire
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About Altcoin.io, Bizness Apps, MicroAcquire: MicroAcquire is a startup acquisition marketplace that helps startups find buyers and get acquired.
Founder and CEO of Levro
Cathy Han is Founder & CEO of 42 Technologies. She also the founder and CEO at Levro.
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About Levro: Levro is a financial technology company.
Founder & CEO of Arkose Labs
Kevin Gosschalk is the founder of Arkose Labs.
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About Arkose Labs, Forbes Technology Council: Arkose Labs provides fraud prevention, anti-spam, and abuse analysis for businesses, companies, and industries.
Founder & CEO of Pilot
Waseem Daher is a Founder and CEO at Pilot.
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About Pilot: Pilot is a platform that offers bookkeeping, tax, and CFO services for growing businesses.
Founder & CEO of Stronghold
Tammy is the CEO of Stronghold, an API platform that creates virtual payment networks that enable instant settlement and interoperability between legacy and new payment networks. Tammy served as the first Head of Growth at Stellar, helping the network grow to 4 million users in its first two months. A former partner at accelerator 500 Startups, she invested in portfolio companies and ran the growth and marketing curriculum for its flagship Silicon Valley location. She is a graduate of Singularity University’s GSP11 in Exponential Technologies at NASA Ames where she first learned about Bitcoin from legendary cryptographer Ralph Merkle.
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About Action Factory, Stronghold: Stronghold creates virtual payment networks that give developers access legacy and next-generation payment networks through a simple API.
Co-Founder and CEO of X1 Card
Deepak Rao is a Co-Founder and CEO at X1 Card. He was the Group Product Manager at Twitter before that.
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About ThriveCash, X1 Card: The smartest credit card ever made.
Founder and CEO of Credit Karma
Kenneth started Credit Karma in 2007 to offer free credit scores and bring transparency and simplicity to the credit industry – an industry that was built around and had long prioritized banks above consumers. He has guided the company from a small team of three to a team of several hundred employees who are disrupting consumer finance, serving millions of people. Kenneth spent his early career working with mission-driven businesses like Upromise and Eloan, and he was inspired to build Credit Karma – a platform where consumers can manage their full financial lives with more certainty, supported by a unique business model that creates genuine, organic value by reducing marketing inefficiency for banks and empowering consumers with information. Like LinkedIn has done for professional identity and Facebook for social lives, Kenneth’s vision is that one day Credit Karma can create a simple way for Americans to manage their financial identities. Kenneth also founded Multilytics Marketing in 2006 and has a B.A. in mathematics and economics from Boston University.
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About Credit Karma: Credit Karma offers a range of tools and personalized recommendations designed to help customers make the most of their money.
CEO, Co-Founder of BLADE
Jeffrey Byun is the CEO of BLADE – a new cryptocurrency derivatives exchange. Previously, he was the CEO of OrderAhead – a mobile ordering/payments startup that was acquired by Square. Prior to that, Jeffrey was a fixed income trader at Morgan Stanley and BofA Merrill Lynch. Jeffrey is a graduate of MIT and Penn.
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About BLADE: BLADE is a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange
Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Bitfury Group
Seasoned entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in information technology and business management. Original founding member of BitFury. Assumed the role of BitFury CEO in 2011. Prior to that, held numerous technology and business leadership positions. MS in Computer Science, Riga Transport & Telecommunication University.
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About Bitfury Group: Bitfury is the leading full service bitcoin and blockchain technology company.
Co-Founder and CEO of CoinTracker
Co-Founder and CEO of CoinTracker.
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About CoinTracker: CoinTracker is a portfolio and tax manager for cryptocurrency that enables seamless cryptocurrency portfolio tracking and tax compliance.
CEO of Human Interest
Jeff Schneble is a Partner at Wing. He has worked with multiple entrepreneurs and teams to build successful technology companies. These companies include GoDaddy, Mercury Payment Systems, Vantage Data Centers, and Fathom. Jeff was an operating executive at Silver Lake Partners from 2011-2015. Prior to joining Silver Lake Partners, Jeff founded multiple seed-stage companies. Jeff also worked as a technology consultant, focused on mobile and semiconductors. Jeff holds a BS in Physics from the University of Washington, a PhD in Semiconductor Physics from the University of Cambridge, and an MBA from Harvard University. Jeff’s PhD thesis was on quantum computation using electrons as quantum bits. Jeff has published nine academic papers, and has contributed to four books.
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About Human Interest: Human Interest helps employees of small and medium-sized businesses save for retirement.
David J. La Placa
Chief Executive Officer & Founder of Intellectus Partners, LLC
David J. La Placa is the Chief Executive Officer | Founder at Intellectus Partners, LLC.
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About Forbes San Francisco Business Council, HintBox.ai, Intellectus Partners, LLC, Orbital Insight: Intellectus is an exclusive, private MFO for Entrepreneurs offering Wealth Creation&Preservation,Investment Mgmt, Venture & startup Advisory
Co-Founder & CEO of Figure
As the CEO, Chairman and co-founder of SoFi, Mike Cagney leads corporate strategy and development at SoFi—bringing decades of experience in the financial industry to his leadership of the company. He’s held a Senior Vice President role at Wells Fargo, where he was head trader for the proprietary trading and financial products group. Mike is also co-founder and a managing member of Cabezon Investment Group, a global macro hedge fund, in addition to serving as a non-executive Chairman of ReFlow. Before Cabezon, Mike founded, was CEO and then Vice Chairman and Chief Architect, of Finaplex, a leader in wealth management software that was sold to Broadridge (NYSE: BR). While overseeing SoFi’s overall direction, Mike makes a daily point to interact with SoFi’s member base, now more than 260,000 members. In addition to reading and responding to member feedback, he hosts SoFi member dinners at his San Francisco home to better know our customers and understand their financial goals. Mike holds an M.S., Management degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was a Sloan Fellow. He also holds a MS in applied economics from UC Santa Cruz.
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About Figure, Provenance Blockchain: Figure is a financial services company leveraging blockchain technology.
CEO of Synapse
Fujimoto Shigeo is the CEO at Synapse.
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About Synapse: Synapse is a banking platform that enables companies to provide financial products to their customers.
Founder and CEO of Snowball Money
Parul Gujral is the founder and CEO of Snowball Money.
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About Snowball Money: Snowball Money operates as a crypto investment automation platform that provides access to professionally curated portfolios.
Co-Founder & CEO of AtoB
Vignan Velivela is the Co-Founder & CEO at AtoB.
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About AtoB: AtoB is a technology company building payments infrastructure for the transportation industry.
Co-Founder & CEO of Meemo
André Madeira is the Co-Founder & CEO at Meemo.
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About Meemo: Meemo is an AI-powered social finance app that lets users receive personal rewards based on recent activity and transfer money to friends.
CEO & Co-Founder of Very Good Security
Mahmoud and Marshall started Very Good Security to solve recurring data security and privacy challenges faced by organizations in regulated and/or compliant environments. Today’s modern organizations face ever-changing data security challenges in an evolving landscape and require an adaptive approach to cyber security to augment security infrastructure investments. Mahmoud co-founded and served as the CTO of a a YCominbator W2011 company, Balanced Payments, a leading-edge developer friendly payments processor acquired in 2015. He is also an active angel investor, serves as an advisor to numerous FinTech startups, and is an avid fan of cryptography. Mahmoud holds a BSc in Computer Engineering from University of Maryland: College Park. A fun fact is that actually learned to code by reverse engineering Age of Empires and Warcraft III.
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About Very Good Security: Very Good Security is a fintech & data security enablement platform helping to maximize the value of data without compliance & breach risk.
CEO of Indiegogo
Andy is a experienced tech executive with a passion for community, products, and learning.
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About Indiegogo: Indiegogo is a crowdfunding platform empowering people around the world to fund projects that matter to them.
CEO and Founder of Virgil Insurance
Daniel Petkevich is the CEO and Founder of Virgil Insurance.
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About Fair Square Medicare, Virgil Insurance: Virgil Insurance is an insurance firm that offers various kinds of plans and experiences for seniors to shop for health insurance online.
Chief Executive Officer of Finix
Richie Serna serves as the CEO and co-founder at Finix.
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About Finix: From startups to publicly traded companies, Finix offers everything software platforms need to build world-class payments experiences.
Co-Founder & CEO of Vise
Samir Vasavada is the Co-Founder & CEO of Vise. Vise is a venture-backed startup using Artificial Intelligence to revolutionize Portfolio Construction and Management for RIAs and Family Offices. Vise allows investment advisors the ability to provide tailored financial advice to each of their clients powered by proprietary Portfolio Intelligence making them smarter and more efficient. Vise AI is backed by Peter Thiel’s Founder’s Fund, Bling Capital, Great Oaks Ventures, and the Wharton School of Business amongst other investors. In his respective position, Samir is responsible for Operations, Business Development and managing a team of Engineers and Ph.D. AI and Quantitative Finance Researchers. Prior to Vise AI, Samir founded NYX Group, a technologies firm specializing in Marketing and Software Development. He oversaw an international team of developers and projects. Samir sits on advisory boards for several SaaS startups as well as a fellow at Lightspeed Venture Partners. He is also a consultant with GLG and Coleman Research amongst his own personal portfolio. He has consulted with firms such as UBS, BCG, Mass Mutual, Deutsche Bank and others on Artificial Intelligence in Portfolio Management and Infrastructure in the AI space. Alongside consulting, Samir actively speaks on AI & Fintech at conferences around the globe such as Money20/20, InVest, Raymond James Institutional Investors, AI World and more.
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About Vise: Vise is an AI-driven portfolio management platform for financial advisors.
Founder & CEO of Step
CJ is a serial entrepreneur and has over 15 years experience launching early stage startups across multiple industries. He has demonstrated an exceptional ability throughout his career to bring innovative products to market, attract large clients and deliver rapid sales expansion in emerging technology verticals. Currently CJ is the Founder and CEO Step, a next generation banking platform. Prior to Step, CJ was the co-founder of Gyft (Acquired by First Data), led Sales and Business Development initiatives at Luminate (Acquired by Yahoo) and was an early executive at Liveops. CJ is a graduate from Wesleyan University and lives in the Bay Area.
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About Step: Step is a financial services company that builds mobile-based banking for teenagers.
CEO & CO-FOUNDER of Aella
Akin Jones is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Aella Credit.
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About Aella: Aella helps africans get credit, invest, get health insurance, and make payments.
CEO and Co-Founder of Varo Money
Colin Walsh is the brainchild behind Varo and its mission to revolutionize banking. Colin and his team founded Varo to create a better way of banking that empowers consumers to be more in control of their financial lives. He believes too many people are not well served by the big banks, which have created a significant opportunity for innovators. Varo is building a seamless retail banking solution that addresses big pain points for the ~20 million millennial Americans (ages 22-36) who are creditworthy yet still manage their money on a month-to-month basis. These Americans are often one unexpected event away from running into financial trouble, which can prevent them from building savings and investing their money around longer-term goals. Varo has designed a product that allows its customers to see their full financial picture, understand how they’re spending, and access lending and savings products to smooth cash flow and build wealth over time. Varo’s frictionless, mobile-first banking solution does not charge overdraft fees or punitive interest rates, thereby eliminating the harmful fees traditional banks rely on to make money from this large segment of consumers. As proven in other industries, innovators who introduce products people love at lower cost often create massive disruption. We believe the time for such a change in retail banking has arrived. Understanding banking and how people manage their money is a vital part of developing such a new mobile banking platform. Walsh is perfectly positioned to do this with more than 25 years of retail financial services industry experience. His knowledge and expertise is guiding the Varo team to deliver a platform that allows users to effortlessly cover their expenses and build their wealth, so they can get on with their lives.
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About Varo Money: Varo is a digital bank that offers innovative, premium banking services wrapped in inclusive design.
co-Chief Executive Officer of China Rapid Finance
Russell Krauss has served as co-Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman since September 2018. Prior to taking on the current co-CEO position, Mr. Krauss has served on the XRF Board since 2016 as an independent non-executive director. Mr. Krauss was Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Hewlett-Packard (“HP”, then “Hewlett Packard Enterprise”), where he oversaw business operations for one of HP’s largest businesses and drove significant value for both clients and shareholders through major transformation initiatives. He also served as Senior Vice President, overseeing Accounts and Business Operations for DXC Technology, where he led the enterprise-wide client operations, and oversaw top accounts for the $20 billion business. Previously, Mr. Krauss was the Chief Information Officer and Vice President for the New York Power Authority, the largest non-federal utility in the U.S., where he was a leader of one of the nation’s “Top 10 Critical Infrastructure” entities and led the $1.4 billion divestiture of the Nuclear Generation business—the largest transaction of its kind in U.S. history. Mr. Krauss also served as a CIO both at Westinghouse Electric Corporation and United Technologies Corporation divisions. He received his MBA from University of New Haven and his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the State University of New York (SUNY).
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About China Rapid Finance: China Rapid Finance is an online consumer lending marketplace serving online users and China’s emerging middle class.
Co-Founder & CEO of Ladder
Jamie is Ladder’s CEO and chief evangelist. He believes life insurance is a fundamentally great product for families and communities and so built Ladder to be the smart, modern way to insure your life. Prior to cofounding Ladder, Jamie was Partner at Aldenwood Capital and at Oak Hill Investment Management, a premier family office with over $12 billion in assets. Jamie also worked at NextCard, pioneering instant credit and the first ‘internet enabled’ Visa card. Jamie is a graduate of Bowdoin College and Harvard Business School.
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About Ladder: Ladder is a digital life insurance company that offers flexible term coverage in minutes saving policyholders up to 40%.
Co-Founder & CEO of Resolve
Chris Tsai is the Co-Founder & CEO at Resolve.
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About Resolve: Resolve is a B2B payments platform that offers buy now, pay later billing for business purchases.
CEO of CRED Investments
Jon is a leading innovator in technology. As the founder of Swish Labs he’s built the largest distributed ecosystem spanning 30+ countries. Jon’s consulted with many of the top fortune 500 on innovative product opportunities and strategy. Jon has advised top startups including Airbnb, Kik and Khan Academy. Jon studied at McGill & Stanford university and has a deep background in product, economics and psychology.
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About CRED Investments, Swish: CRED uses artificial intelligence to invest in the future of talent. Helping realize the commercial & financial potential of talent.
Founder & CEO of TomoCredit
Kristy Kim serves as the CEO and co-founder of TomoCredit.
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About DearMissJ, TomoCredit: TomoCredit helps millennials get the credit cards they deserve by analyzing alternative data sets.
Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member of CommonStock
David McDonough is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Board Member at CommonStock.
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About CommonStock: CommonStock is a developer of a group chat platform that is designed to share investment knowledge and decisions.
Co-Founder and CEO of HoneyBook
Oz Alon is Co-Founder & CEO at HoneyBook.
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About HoneyBook: HoneyBook is a business management platform creating tools to help creative entrepreneurs run their business on their own terms.
CEO & Co-Founder of TrustToken
Jai is the CEO and co-founder of TrustToken
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About TrustToken: TrustToken is a platform to create asset-backed tokens that can be used for buying and selling around the world.
Co-founder & CEO of FanTrade
Co-founder, CEO @ FanTrade | Fantasy Crypto & Stocks | Building FanTrade where we combine the fun and excitement of fantasy sports with the forecasting skills of stocks and crypto being a real-time game with curated rewards for winning.
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About FanTrade: FanTrade is a mobile app where users earn money by playing real-time daily contests based on fantasy crypto and stocks.
Chief Executive Officer of Dividend Finance
Seasoned distributed energy resources / energy transition and fintech entrepreneur with a passion for conceptualizing and designing innovative financial structures, products and business strategies that breakdown capital barriers and empower underserved markets.
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About Dividend Finance: Dividend Finance is a Technology-enabled finance platform supporting the energy transition with lending and other financial solutions.
Co- Founder, Chairman & CEO of Feedzai
Prior to starting Feedzai, Nuno was an engineer for the European Space Agency, and worked closely with several successful technology startups. In 2011, Nuno, along with his fellow co-founders Paulo Marques and Pedro Bizarro, established Feedzai to fight financial fraud with advanced machine learning technology. Fast forward to today, Nuno has been named the Entrepreneur of the Year by London Business School, shared a stage with tech leaders such as Stephen Hawking and Steve Wozniak, and has been the driving force of Feedzai’s global growth. Under Nuno’s leadership, Feedzai has raised more than $282 million in venture funding, surpassed 500 employees, and continues to keep commerce safe for many of the leading banks, retailers, and payment processors around the globe. Nuno has an MBA from the London Business School.
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About Feedzai: Feedzai develops risk management tools to prevent fraud and money laundering in transactions.
Co-Founder & CEO of FundersClub
Co-Founder and CEO at FundersClub. He is also the Co-Founder of Crederity Info Services.
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About Crederity Info Services, FundersClub: FundersClub is an online venture capital firm that focuses on Seed and early stage investments.
CEO of Intuit
Sasan Goodarzi is the CEO of Intuit. Prior to becoming the CEO, he served as the executive vice president and general manager of Intuit’s Small Business Group. Goodarzi has held multiple general management positions during two separate stints at Intuit. From 2013-2016 he led Intuit’s Consumer Tax Group, which offers the company’s flagship TurboTax products. Under his leadership, TurboTax reinvented itself and delivered breakthrough innovations which resulted in double-digit customer growth for three consecutive years. From 2011 to 2013, he served as the company’s chief information officer, successfully leading Intuit’s transition to the cloud. During his previous time at Intuit, from 2004-2010, he was senior vice president and general manager for the company’s professional tax division and Intuit Financial Services. He has also led several acquired software companies in addition to Intuit’s operations in Canada and the United Kingdom. Before coming to Intuit, Goodarzi worked for Invensys, a global provider of industrial automation, transportation and controls technology, serving as global president of the products group. He also held a number of senior leadership roles in the automation control division at Honeywell and served as the chief executive officer and co-founder of a technology startup, Lazer Cables Inc. Goodarzi earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at the University of Central Florida and a master’s in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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About Intuit: Intuit offers business and financial management solutions for SMBs, financial institutions, consumers, and accounting professionals.
Manuel A. Henriquez
Founder, and Former Chairman, President & CEO of Hercules Capital
Manuel A. Henriquez is the co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Hercules Technology Growth Capital. Henriquez is a 25-year veteran of the venture capital and financing community. Under his leadership, the firm has completed investments of more than $3.6 billion to over 230 companies. Prior to co-founding the Company, Henriquez was a Managing Director at VantagePoint Venture Partners from August 2000 through July 2003 where he focused on technology investments. He is also the former president and chief investment officer of Comdisco Ventures, a division of Comdisco, Inc., a leading technology and financial services company, from November 1999 to March 2000. Prior to that, from March 1997 to November 1999, Henriquez was a Managing Director of Comdisco Ventures and a senior member of the investment team that originated over $2.0 billion of equipment lease, debt and equity transactions from 1997 to 2000. Henriquez received a B.S. in Business Administration from Northeastern University and is a member of the University’s Board of Directors. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Lucile Packard Foundation as well as the Children’s Health Council and is a long time advocate for children’s health and education. He also previously served on the Board of Directors for Charles Armstrong School, an independent elementary and middle school that serves students with language-based learning differences.
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About Hercules Capital: Hercules Capital is a capital market company that lends to technology, life sciences, and sustainable technology companies.
Co-Founder & CEO of Chipper Cash
Ham Serunjogi is a co-founder and CEO at Chipper Cash.
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About Chipper Cash: Chipper Cash is a fintech platform that offers mobile, cross-border money transfer services.
Co-Founder & CEO of Hearth
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About Hearth: Financial Technology for built for the Home Improvement industry
CEO & Founder of Daydream
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About Daydream: Democratizing the financial model. Stealth.
CEO of HamsaPay
Adam Zbar works as a Chief Executive Officer at HamsaPay from June 2020.
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About HamsaPay, SunBasket: HamsaPay is the world’s first Smart, X-Border Trade DeFi Network
Co-Founder & CEO of Fivestars
Victor Ho is the CEO and Co-Founder of FiveStars, a venture-backed startup building a consumer identity platform that personalizes commerce in the real world by harnessing the power of big data, predictive analytics, and cloud-based marketing automation. Previously, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Co.in New York, where he helped multiple Fortune 500 companies build and manage their loyalty and customer retention programs. He was recently selected to Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Victor holds three degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a Rubik’s cube enthusiast with a personal best of 45 seconds.
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About Fivestars: Fivestars provides a platform that offers loyalty, marketing, payments, and other services to small merchants and businesses.
Co-Founder and CEO of Paystack
Shola Akinlade is the Co-founder and CEO at Paystack.
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About Paystack: Paystack lets businesses accept payments via credit card, debit card, money transfer and mobile money on their websites or mobile apps.
Co-Founder & CEO of Bloomberg Second Measure
Co-Founder of Second Measure.
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About Bloomberg Second Measure: Bloomberg Second Measure analyzes billions of anonymized credit card transactions to answer real-time questions on consumer behavior.
CEO of Xolo
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About Martinson Trigon Venture Partners, Xolo: Xolo makes freelancing a magical experience
CEO of Pngme
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About Pngme: Pngme, they believe everyone deserves equal access to finance.
CEO of EdTech of Prosus
Larry Illg is responsible for all of Naspers’ forward-looking teams, including research and strategy, along with M&A, ensuring Naspers spots and seizes opportunities to grow or acquire new and disruptive platforms.
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About Prosus, Prosus & Naspers: Prosus is a consumer internet group and a technology investor that operates and invests in markets with long-term growth potential.
CEO of Upstock
Fenton is currently the founder and CEO of Upstock, Inc., a worker equity management as a service online platform. Fenton created the online social hospitality network, the Couchsurfing Project which he began working on in 1999. Couchsurfing currently has over 15 million members worldwide. Fenton served as executive director of Couchsurfing until 2012 and the founding chairman of the board. Since exiting his position as CEO of Couchsurfing, he has also been a part of multiple startups including Sovolve (Wonder App) and Upstock. Fenton has spoken on the subject of trust at TEDxBologna, and on human ego.
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About Couchsurfing, Sovolve, Upstock: Worker equity management as a service, Founder Equity, Performance Based Equity, Saas, Legal Services, Membership
CEO, Co-Founder of WePay
Bill drives the company’s vision, strategy, and growth. Before joining WePay, Bill worked in technology investment banking at Jefferies & Company, where he advised enterprise software, digital media, and financial technology companies on M&A and capital market transactions. Previously, he worked for the U.S. Army’s Communications Engineering Research Command and in electronic trading at Goldman Sachs.
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About WePay: WePay is an online payment service company that provides secure and comprehensive APIs designed for ISVs and SaaS providers.
CEO of SmartBiz Loans
Evan Singer is President and CEO of SmartBiz Loans and leads the strategic, operational and tactical activities of the company. He has broad experience in both financial services and consumer industries. Evan has held leadership positions as Chief Revenue Officer at Milton’s Baking, President at Purity Organic, and General Manager at Align Technology. He started his career at Procter & Gamble and holds a B.A. in Public Policy, graduating with honors from Stanford University.
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About SmartBiz Loans: SmartBiz Loans is a unique combination of an online SBA loan marketplace and a bank enabling technology platform.
CEO & Co-Founder of CASPIAN
Robert Dykes is the CEO at Caspian.
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About CASPIAN, The Carey School, Tora Trading Services: CASPIAN is a full stack crypto asset management solution.
Founder/CEO of inDinero
Jessica started her first internet company at the age of 13, finished high school at the age of 15, and studied computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. As Product Architect and CEO of Indinero.com, Jessica drives the development of Indineroâ€™s product strategy, product development and design efforts. She designed Indinero for the typical small business owner, knowing that its usefulness and simplicity would change the way business owners look at money. Founders Jessica Mah and Andy Su built the core product over the Summer of 2009, and the company has since won grant awards from Lightspeed Venture Partners in the Summer of 2009, and from U.C. Berkeleyâ€™s CET Venture Lab in the Fall of 2009. Prior to founding Indinero, Jessica was the founder and technical lead at internshipIN.com, which has since helped thousands of college students find their first internships. Jessica studied computer science at the University of California, Berkeley, where she and co-founder Andy Su built Indineroâ€™s first prototype. Jessica has been mentioned in publications ranging from Inc. magazine to the Wall Street Journal, and has been featured on PBS to encourage students to pursue science and entrepreneurship.
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About inDinero, XFactor Ventures: inDinero develops software that assists its users in tracking and managing their finance.
Co-Founder & CEO of Persona
Rick Song is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Persona.
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About Persona: Persona is an identity platform that helps business verify customer identities that brings trust to online interactions.
Founder & CEO of Naborly
Dylan Lenz is the Founder & CEO of Naborly a real estate technology company based in Toronto, Ontario. Dylan leverages his technical abilities in Computer Science and Product Design along side his diverse experiences in Operations, Sales, and Marketing to create outstanding digital products. Previously, Dylan built and sold two companies in technology and finance, he studied Computer Science and Sociology at the University of British Columbia.
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About Naborly: Credit designed for the renting generation.
President & Co-Founder (Founding CEO) of Brightside
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About Brightside: Brightside is an employer-based financial health solution that combines personal assistants and an innovative partner platform.
Founder and CEO of PayNearMe
Danny Shader is the founder and CEO of PayNearMe, the world’s only real-time electronic cash transaction network. PayNearMe is used by financial institutions, utilities companies, property managers and other businesses to digitize cash collections and eliminate the hassle of manual collection methods such as money orders. The service allows consumers who need to use or prefer cash, to easily make payments at over 17,000 retail locations including 7-Eleven and Family Dollar stores using cash. Danny has a long history of building innovative, high-growth companies. In 2000, he was tapped by Eric Hahn to lead Good Technology, a struggling company that made MP3 players that attached to PDAs. He scrapped the hardware plan, built a corporate messaging service to run on devices competing with BlackBerry, and by 2004, had Good’s software running on Palm Treo, RIM’s main competitor. Three years later, Motorola bought Good for $500 million. Before Good Technology, Danny co-founded Accept.com, the first consumer-to-consumer payment services company, which he sold to Amazon in 1999 for $175 million. Danny holds an engineering degree from University of California Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford University. Follow him on Twitter at @dshader.
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About Handle Financial, PayNearMe: PayNearMe is a provider of web and mobile-based cash payments platform designed to facilitate online purchases and bill payments.
Founder and CEO of Sentieo
Alap Shah is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Sentieo. He is currently Managing Partner at Digital Investments and Co-Founder of Thistle. Mr. Shah is a former Analyst at Citadel LLC, Viking Global Investors, and Castanea Partners. Alap received a bachelor of arts in Economics at Harvard University.
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About Sentieo: Sentieo provides the first financial intelligence platform specifically designed for the research needs of investors.
Founder & CEO of True North Cos.
True North Cos. is a private investment and advisory firm building valuable, enduring businesses in technology, financial services and consumer products. Founded in 2012 by Mike Shim, a corporate/M&A lawyer-turned tech executive, entrepreneur and venture investor based in Silicon Valley, True North Cos. works with world-beating leaders at startups and Fortune 500 companies alike to build more purposeful companies. Purposeful companies share a common mission of improving the world through business, while delivering superior long-term returns to their employees, investors and the communities they serve.
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About DigiSure, Nextury Ventures, True North Cos.: Building companies with purpose.
Co Founder & CEO of Bond
Roy is co-founder & CEO of Bond, an enterprise-grade financial technology platform streamlining the integration between brands and banks, enabling brands to better engage their customers by offering personalized and compliant banking products. Roy was most recently President & COO of Mapbox, the leading location platform for developers, responsible for customer facing and revenue operations, as well as finance and HR. Prior to Mapbox, Roy was COO at Twilio, where he led commercial operations, responsible for global sales, account management and customer success, corporate development and partnerships, strategy and business operations. He also led the marketing and HR teams, and was instrumental in driving the company’s $150M IPO. Prior to Twilio, Roy was Senior Vice President & COO for SAP’s Cloud Business Unit. He joined SAP through SAP’s $3.4 billion acquisition of SuccessFactors, where Roy was Vice President of Global Business Operations. Prior to his operating roles, Roy was Vice President and Head of West Coast Software Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs. He built and led the firm’s rapidly growing Software-as-a-Service franchise and completed over $23 billion of M&A and financing transactions for clients in the technology, media and telecom industries globally. Roy graduated from U.C. Berkeley, with dual degrees in Business Administration and Political Science. He serves on the board of Junior Achievement and is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Circle at the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley. He’s an angel investor and advisor to early-stage technology companies. Roy is fluent in Cantonese and conversational in Mandarin.
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About Bond, Mapbox: Bond is an enterprise-grade financial technology platform streamlining the integration between brands and banks.
Co-Founder & Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Tradeshift
Christian Lanng is founder of Tradeshift.com. Previously he was Head of the Center for Service oriented Infrastructure in the Danish National IT and Telecom Agency. Christian has 10 years of experience working with mobile-services, e-business, SOA and large scale payment systems. He managed the roll-out of service oriented infrastructure in the Danish public sector and supervised the next generation of SOA e-business infrastructure for all Danish companies and the public sector. He is an active member of a number of European e-business and infrastructure initiatives. He holds a bachelor degree in Sociology and is currently writing his master on emergent social systems.
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About The World Economic Forum, Tradeshift: Tradeshift is a cloud-based business network connecting buyers and suppliers.
CEO & Founder of Proper
Mark Rojas is an American technology entrepreneur and product designer.
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About Proper: Proper provides AI-powered accounting and bookkeeping services to property managers and asset managers.
Founder/CEO of SOTE
Felix Orwa is the Founder & CEO of Sote. He is a former professional pilot.
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About SOTE: Sote is building the digital logistics infrastructure and largest B2B marketplace for Africa.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Jointer
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About Jointer: World’s first COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE BACKED DeFi
Chief Executive Officer of Flux Financial
Ryan Singer is the Chief Executive Officer at Flux Financial .
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About Flux Financial: Flux Financial is building a product that allows Bitcoin HODLers to Save Bitcoin and Spend Dollars
CEO of LendUp
Anu is a consumer-focused payments leader with a passion for bringing innovative financial products to market. She has spent over 20 years in financial services industry, building products, bringing them to the masses through omni channel marketing,and growing businesses to scale. Anu loves building high performing teams and really cool products.
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About LendUp, Swych: LendUp is a socially responsible lender for the 56% of Americans shut out of mainstream banking due to low credit or volatile income.
Founder & CEO of Embroker
Matt Miller is the founder and CEO of Embroker, the first modern solution for business insurance. Prior to founding Embroker, he was a Principal at the private equity firm Hellman & Friedman, where he led investments in the insurance and software space. While at H&F, he served on the board of directors of HUB International, Applied Systems, and Renaissance Learning. Prior to joining Hellman & Friedman, Matt was a Vice President for Bain Capital in Boston and Hong Kong and a consultant for Bain & Company in New York. Matt graduated summa cum laude from Duke University, and earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar and co-president of the Private Equity club.
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About Embroker: Embroker helps growing businesses save time and find the best value on the right coverage.
Founder & CEO of Plate IQ
Co-Founder & CEO at Plate iQ.
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About Plate IQ: Plate IQ saves restaurants time and money by automating their invoice processing and accounts payable.
CEO and Co-Founder of Oyster
Vilash Poovala has over 19 years of product management and business development experience (mobile, e-commerce, financial services and payments). He has joined Allegro as Chief Product & Technology Officer of Allegro EMEA in January 2017. As a member of the leadership team he focus on the successful execution of Allegro’s strategic Objectives by Establishing the company’s tech and product vision, steering the product roadmap and leading all aspects of the company’s technology development. Vilash has served as an adviser and / or developer for several payments / commerce startups; most notably, they Of These startups, PlayerScale, was acquired by Yahoo in May 2013. His fascination and passion for payments was first sparked while building cutting edge products to ease wallet online checkout payments at his first startup, Globeset which was acqui-hired to Visa in 2000. Most recently, Vilash was the co-founder and CTO of Clip, and mobile POS provider in LATAM. In addition this being the CTO, he helped raise $ 40M in multiple rounds of funding. Prior joining this clip, Vilash was the Sr. Director of Products for Consumer and Merchant Acceptance at V.me by Visa. He successfully launched V.me wallet and checkout across the top 33 of the US e-tailers. Vilash also worked at PayPal where he focused on rolling out new markets and products like PayPal debit card and Transactional Credit.
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About Infinitec Solutions GmbH, Oyster: Oyster is a provider of digital financial services intended for freelancers, startups, and SME’s.
CEO, US of Salary Finance
Mr. Daniel Macklin, also known as Dan, co-founded Social Finance, Inc. and serves as its Vice President of Community & Member Success. Mr. Macklin led medium enterprise sales and product development for Standard Chartered Bank in China and North-East Asia. He held senior roles at Standard Chartered Bank within corporate banking and the CEO’s Office in London and Singapore. Mr. Macklin holds a B.A. in Business Economics from University of Durham in England. He also holds an M.S. in Management degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
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About Salary Finance: Salary Finance partners with employers to improve employee wellbeing by helping get people out of debt and into saving.
Co-Founder and CEO of River Financial
Alexander Leishman is a Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of River Financial. Prior to that, he was the Engineer and Investor at Polychain Capital and the Security Software Engineer at Airbnb.
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About River Financial: River Financial is a Bitcoin financial institution allowing long-term investors to buy, sell, and manage Bitcoin.
Founder & CEO of Finalis
I am the Founder and CEO of Finalis, a modern broker-dealer and deal technology platform delivering compliance and technology solutions to investment bankers, placement agents, and fintechs. I have an extensive background in M&A and private placements. As an attorney at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, I managed M&A deals for blue-chip private equity firms and strategics from term sheet negotiations and auction bids to closings. Previously, as an associate at a London-based private equity firm, I supported cross-border deals in Europe and Australia. In addition to building Finalis, I support the World Identity Network, a startup launched in collaboration with Sir Richard Branson that leverages blockchain technology to give digital identities to refugees, migrants, and other vulnerable persons. I’ve also launched refugee and migrant initiatives with Human Rights Watch, Chobani’s Tent Foundation, and the National Immigration Forum. I am a Professor of Law & Business at Hult International Business School, where I teach courses on U.S. corporate law, regulations, and disruptive technology trends. As an Argentinean-American, I’m committed to helping entrepreneurs in Latin America scale and raise capital in the United States. I’m a Limited Partner with Alaya Capital Partners, among Argentina’s premier venture capital firms. I have also advised multiple Argentinean companies, including VATES, Winclap, and BairesDev.
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About Finalis: Finalis is the leading platform enabling private securities brokerages to operate legally and compliantly.
Co-Founder & CEO of Chime
Chris Britt is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Chime.
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About Chime: Chime helps everyday people achieve financial peace of mind, together.
CEO, Co-Founder of Metal Pay
Marshall Hayner is CEO and Co-Founder of Metal, a payments processing platform that pays people cryptocurrency for making transactions on the blockchain. Marshall believes that Metal can change the way the world views money. Not only has Marshall started the first Facebook integrated bitcoin wallet QuickCoin in 2014, but he has worked on numerous digital currency projects including Dogecoin, Stellar, Block.io, ChangeTip, and the Bitcoin Fair. Marshall is an advocate for social good and has started the Metal Foundation to promote social causes through cryptocurrency.
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About Metal Pay: Metal Pay develops a blockchain based payments and rewards wallet for digital assets.
Global CEO of Monzo
TS is a highly respected financial services and payments leader with over 25 years of retail banking experience, the last 10 being global. As Monzo’s new CEO, he brings his expertise from Visa, Standard Chartered, Citigroup and Capital One in roles that have spanned the world, including the US, Singapore, Canada, Japan and India. He has a wealth of experience launching new products, developing innovative payment technologies, transitioning existing business towards new growth opportunities and much more.
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About Monzo: Monzo is a digital-only bank platform and marketplace that allows customers to access a range of products and services.
Founder – CEO of AgentRisk – Superhuman Wealth Management
Senior Executive with a 17+ year track record of successfully managing complex, high-risk, high-value projects through conceptualization, development, launch and product maintenance. Founded a company with just $100K, drove it to profitability and made it the biggest in the Mobile BigData space. In only two years, sold it to a public company (SPLK), giving a double digit return to the investors. Has tons of patents for distributed realtime databases. When not giving tech presentations around the world, Jon uses C and Erlang to design and build a database for BigData visualizations called LDB – that powers BugSense and handles data from more thousands of millions of mobile devices. In his spare time, he writes on his algotrading blog at http://Jon.io about Machine Learning, Forex algorithms and Cryptocurrencies like Ethereum. Jon started programming at the age of eight. He has worked for and with leading companies and agencies in the public and private sectors including P&G and NATO. His contributions range from photorealism algorithms to digital signage to cloud computing. Deep in his heart, though, he is an opensource geek and inventor. He won the “New Scientist” award for his next generation virtual machine (gNVM) at the 1rst eRA conference, gained 3rd place in a national web innovation contest held in Greece with his non-profit KarmaEffect.org, received a medal and distinction from NATO on electronic warfare and had the first advertising platform for opensource projects running on Google AppEngine. Jon can also be found teaching Python to the United Nations in order to identify nuclear explosions, guest lecturing at the Stanford or organizing Instagram exhibitions across Europe. He is the founder of ZeroFund and he likes building autonomous planes that (might) go to the stratosphere. Strong Competencies: • New Business Development • Client Relationships • Competitive Positioning • Big Data Analysis and Visualization
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About AgentRisk – Superhuman Wealth Management: Automated portfolio management & option strategies, all managed by A.I.
CEO & President of LISNR
Eric Allen President former CTO (Japanese conglomerate), CEO (2 Exits);former Gracenote GM running $250M business unit in audio fingerprinting.
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About LISNR, LISNR: LISNR enables secure and seamless data transmission using the most advanced ultrasonic data technology
Founder & CEO of Flowcast
Ken So is the founder and CEO of Flowcast / Tillful, a Silicon Valley-based fintech focused on modernizing SMB credit. Flowcast is backed by ING Ventures, Katalyst Ventures, StartX and BitRock Capital, among others. He is a serial fintech startup founder with 20+ years in strategic partnerships, M&A & investment, investment banking, research, and engineering MBA from Haas, Berkeley; MSEE from University of Illinois – UC. So has a proven track record of originating and executing corporate development initiatives including acquisitions, venture investments, and alliance partnerships. Holds 11 patents with 2 pending. 2021 Speaking Engagements include the 2021 BAFT Virtual Supply Chain Finance Forum (“Supply Chain Resiliency: ESG, Inclusion and MBE”) and the 2021 Forbes Small Business Summit (“Capital Evaluation: Current Challenges & Solutions”).
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About Flowcast, Tillful: Flowcast provides an AI platform that automates and powers lender credit decisions.
Co-founder and CEO of Cacheflow
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About Cacheflow, Tradeshift: Sell more, Sell faster. With Flexible Payments.
Co-Founder and CEO of Citizen VC
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About Citizen VC: Citizen.VC is a principal investor in seed and Series A venture investments focusing on FinTech, AI analytics and health tech.
Chief Executive Officer of Nav
Greg Ott is a veteran business leader and marketing expert. He is currently President of Nav.com, a start up helping small businesses make informed financial decisions and access capital. Previously, he was the Vice President of Global Marketing for QuickBooks Online at Intuit. Prior roles include, CMO and Head of Strategy for Demandbase, an Account Based Marketing platform, General Manager of Classmates.com, VP of Global Marketing at Ask.com, and he began his career building brands such as, Bounty, Pampers, and Ivory soap at Proctor & Gamble. Greg earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University
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About Nav: Nav bridges the gap between SMB and financial institutions by bringing transparency, certainty, and efficiency to B2B credit and financing.
Founder & CEO of Photon Commerce
Founder of multiple venture-backed and exited tech startups. CEO of Photon Commerce: AI for invoices, receipts, and payments.
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About IBM, Photon Commerce, Smart Focus: AI for instant payments, invoices and receipts
Founder, CEO & Managing Partner of Financial Technology Partners
Steve McLaughlin is the Founder and CEO of FT Partners and former senior banker at Goldman Sachs covering FinTech and Financial Services for over 20 years. Steve was recently named “Investment Banker of the Year”, ranked #2 Investment Banker in Silicon Valley by The Information and ranked Top 5 on Institutional Investor’s “Online Finance 35” list of most influential people in FinTech.
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About Financial Technology Partners: Financial Technology Partners is an investment banking firm focusing on financial technology.