Chris Skinner, a Fintech industry commentator, author, speaker, and publisher of the Finanser blog, has invested in Meniga, a digital banking solutions. Skinner has been part of the Meniga Advisory Board since 2011.
Based in London, Meniga works with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, such as Santander, Intesa, ING Direct, Commerzbank and mBank, to improve their online & mobile digital environment.
Skinner is Founder and Chair of The Financial Services Club, the European network that is dedicated to shaping the future of financial services. He has been voted one of the Fintech leaders you need to know by City AM, one of the Top 40 most influential people in Fintech by Financial News and Game Changer of the Year and Financial Markets Advisor of the Year by Finance Monthly. He been an advisor to the White House, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum.
Skinner released a statement on his equity investment in Meniga saying the company was at the forefront of innovation in the digital banking space;
“I have become a shareholder as I strongly believe in both the value of Meniga’s products and the market opportunity. Meniga is well-positioned to help institutions prepare for open banking and leverage the power of their own customer data to drive more meaningful engagement in their digital channels,” said Skinner.
Bragi Fjalldal, Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President of Business Development at Meniga, added that Skinner has been invaluable as part of their advisory board and they were thrilled he had become an investor;
“ We are looking forward to continuing to work in close partnership with him to transform the way financial institutions use data to personalise their digital customer engagement.”
The investment from Skinner comes after Meniga recently announced that it has become the first personal finance software provider to partner with Spanish bank IberCaja, as part of the bank’s drive to improve its digital offering.