Tagged: appointment

California Fintech BlueVine Appoints Ana Sirbu as Chief Financial Officer

On Tuesday, California-based fintech BlueVine announced it has appointed Ana Sirbu as its new Chief Financial Officer. Sirbu joined BlueVine in April 2016 and was named Vice President of Finance and Capital Markets and has reportedly helped the company secure over $200 million in equity and debt financing in… Read More

FinTech Scotland Names Stephen Ingledew New CEO

On Friday, FinTech Scotland announced it has appointed Stephen Ingledew as its new CEO. According to the organization, Ingledew brings years of experience in the financial sector where he focussed amongst other things on implementing customer focused and technology-enabled initiatives. Founded in 2017, FinTech Scotland… Read More

Finastra Appoints Ex Calypso CPO to Lead Global Field & Customer Engagement

Finastra announced on Monday it has appointed Pedro Porfirio as its new lead of global field and customer engagement with capital markets customers and prospects. According to the fintech company, Porfirio will drive the growth of the company’s entire capital markets business line spanning treasury, capital… Read More

Cryptocurrency Platform Dash Appoints Former American Express Senior Manager Bradley Zastrow As New Director of Global Business Development

Earlier this month, cryptocurrency platform Dash announced it has appointed former American Express Senior Manager, Bradley Zastrow, as its new Director of Global Business Development. While sharing details about Zastrow’s appointment, CEO of Dash, Ryan Taylor, stated: “Bradley joins Dash from American Express where he has… Read More

LendingClub Appoints Former Netflix Chief Talent Officer Patty McCord As New Board of Directors Member

Online credit marketplace LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), announced on Tuesday it has appointed Patty McCord as the newest member of its Board of Directors, effective December 13, 2017. According to the online lender, McCord spent 14 years creating the unique and high-performing culture at Netflix and… Read More

Invesdor Appoints Daniel Laurén As New Swedish Country Manager

Crowdfunding platform Invesdor recently announced it has appointed Daniel Laurén as its new Swedish country manager. According to the funding portal, Laurén has been involved in founding more than ten companies and in investing in startups both as a business angel and venture capitalist. He will also be… Read More

OnDeck Appoints Former GE Capital & SunTrust Executives to Finance Team

On Tuesday, small business lending platform OnDeck announced two senior financial services executives to join its management team. Kelly Merrill and Erich Wust will assume new leadership roles that directly support the online lender’s  mission of empowering small business owners with the fastest and most… Read More

Prosper Appoints Former J.P. Morgan Chase CMO Claire Huang to Board of Directors

Peer-to-peer lending platform Prosper announced on Tuesday it has appointed former Chief Marketing Officer of J.P. Morgan, Claire Huang to its board of directors. According to Prosper, Huang has held senior leadership positions at various well-known financial services companies, which includes Bank of America, Fidelity Investments, and American Express. While… Read More

First Kickstarter Official Employee Cassie Marketos Returns to the Crowdfunding Giant’s Team; Appointed Vice President of Community Strategy

On Tuesday, Kickstarter announced its first official employee, Cassie Marketos, has returned to its crowdfunding team and is now its Vice President of Community Strategy. According to the funding portal, in the newly created role, Marketos will focus on the development of Drip, a tool for artists and creators… Read More

Overbond Names George Harrington Head of U.S. Business Development

Overbond Ltd., a capital markets platform for primary bond origination and fixed income deal execution, announced on Tuesday it has appointed George Harrington as its Head of U.S. Business Development. According to Overbond, Harrington is a seasoned Debt Capital Markets professional, having held senior executive roles… Read More

Fintech eOriginal Appoints Michele Weber As New Chief Marketing Officer

Fintech firm eOriginal, Inc., announced on Tuesday it has appointed Michele Weber as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), adding critical expertise to the rapidly growing financial services technology company. The company reported it has experienced significant growth as companies adopt digital lending as a way to meet… Read More

Atlantic Capital Bank Appoints Chris Stanley As Vice President of Fintech Industry Banking

Atlantic Capital Bank announced on Monday it has appointed Chris Stanley as its new Vice President of Fintech Industry Banking to lead its fintech banking practice. According to the bank, Stanley has over 17 years of experience in corporate banking and supporting technology companies. Prior to… Read More

Ivor Wolk Shares Details About His New Role As YieldStreet’s First General Counsel

Earlier this month, YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced it has appointed Ivor Wolk as its first-ever general counsel. Now, Wolk is sharing details about his new role with the company. According to YieldStreet, Wolk most recently was partner with Cohen Tauber Spievack… Read More

Former T. Rowe Price Senior Executive Todd Ruppert Joins Swiss Tech Firm Melonport

Melonport AG, a Swiss company for technology regulated investment funds, announced on Wednesday it has appointed Todd Ruppert, the former CEO of T. Rowe Price Global Investment Services, its new advisor and council foundation member for the newly created Melon Foundation.  According to Melonport, Ruppert… Read More

YieldStreet Hits $200 Million in Originations Milestone & Appoints Two New Members to Leadership Team

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, recently announced it has surpassed $200 million in originations. This news comes just six months after the investment platform achieved its $100 million in origination milestone. As previously reported, YieldStreet launched in 2015 and is… Read More

Former Capital One Executive Troy Jamison Named First Chief Risk Officer at Victory Park Capital

Victory Park Capital (VPC), a Chicago-based investment firm focused on private middle-market debt and equity investments, announced on Wednesday it has appointed formed Capital One executive, Troy Jamison as its first Chief Risk Officer.  Jamison will reportedly oversee the assessment and management of risk within the firm’s… Read More

Ex-UBER General Manager for Germany Austria, & Switzerland Rasoul Jalali Named Chief Operating Officer of Investment Platform TEND

TEND, the blockchain-powered platform for investments, announced this week that it has appointed Rasoul Jalali, former UBER General Manager for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). While sharing details about Jalali’s appointment, TEND Founder and CEO, Marco Abele, stated: “I am excited… Read More

Former PayPal Head Darrell MacMullin Named Advisor at Canadian Fintech Mogo Finance Technology

Canadian fintech Mogo Finance Technology Inc. (MOGO.TO) (MOGOF) announced on Tuesday it has appointed former PayPal head Darrell MacMullin as one of its new advisors in order to support the company’s product expansion efforts, including the upcoming launch of its recently announced cryptocurrency account, and new… Read More

Alternative Lender Sancus Finance Appoints Victoria Osgood As New Client Manager

Sancus Finance, the specialist alternative finance firm, announced on Thursday it has appointed Victoria Osgood as its new Client Manager. According to the company, Osgood will be responsible for managing a growing portfolio of clients and their range of funding solutions to ensure the smooth… Read More

LendUp Appoints Former Tesla VP Bill Donnelly As First Chief Financial Officer

LendUp, a socially responsible online lender on a mission to redefine financial services for the emerging middle class, announced on Tuesday it has appointed former Vice President of Global Financial Services for Tesla, Bill Donnelly, as its new (and first) Chief Financial Officer. According to… Read More