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 Financial Exchanges 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.
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.
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.
Co-founder and CEO of Rain
Joseph Dallago is the Co-founder and CEO at Rain.
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About Rain: Rain is an operator and custodian of digital currency exchange intended to make digital transactions.
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 & 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.
Co-Founder and CEO of Eco
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About Eco: Eco provides a digital cryptocurrency platform that can be used as a payment tool for daily-use transactions.
Founder & CEO of Evercoin
Talip Ozturk is the founder and CEO of Evercoin, a non-custodial cryptocurrency exchange. Prior to Evercoin, he was the CEO/CTO of Hazelcast, a distributed database to enable applications scale and run faster. Talip founded Hazelcast in 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey, moved the company to Silicon Valley in 2012 and raised more than $13m.
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About Evercoin, Google: Evercoin is a mobile application that provides a cryptocurrency exchange service.
Co-Founder and CEO of Derivative Path
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About Derivative Path: Derivative Path offers a technology-led solution to assist banks and end-users in executing OTC derivatives.
CEO of TigerEx
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About TigerEx: TigerEx is a technology platform for creating and offering cryptocurrency ETF’s.
Co-founder & CEO of AtomiFi
As co-founder and CEO of AtomiFi, Alex is spearheading the effort to enhance liquidity in real estate by transforming investment properties into electronically tradable securities. AtomiFi’s approach to securitization is transformational for real estate as an asset class because it enables the issuing of securities backed by individual real assets, thus allowing investor to implement a surgically precise data-driven investment thesis.
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About AtomiFi: AtomiFi promotes the liquidity of real estate as a financial asset class through efficient, transparent and liquid securities.
Co-Founder and CEO of Afriex
Tope Alabi is a Co-Founder at Afriex.
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About Afriex: Afriex is a pioneering platform that allows its users to send and receive money to anybody around the globe.