Tagged: women changing finance

Crowdfunding Firm DealMaker Named 3rd Fastest Growing Company in Canada, Reports Huge 500% Growth

DealMaker, a crowdfunding company based in Canada but providing services across the US, has been named the 3rd fastest growing company in Canada – reporting a huge 500% rate of growth. While based in Toronto, DealMaker reports 124 employees with a presence in both the… Read More

End of an Era: Prime Trust Exits Fund America Business that Started with Crowdfunding, Selects DealMaker as Preferred Option

Prime Trust, a longtime bulwark in the securities crowdfunding sector that has moved decisively into the digital asset industry, is exiting its Fund America business – an operation that started during the early days of crowdfunding in the US. The decision has been made due… Read More

Nicole Sager from FitzRoy Investment Advisors Comments on the Benefits of Using the Addepar Platform

FitzRoy Investment Advisors is a multi-family office based in Miami, Florida. Addepar is an independent firm that “provides investment advice to high-net-worth families and individuals.” Nicole Sager of FitzRoy Investment Advisors notes that her favorite Addepar feature is their intuitive search tool, which “makes things… Read More

US Fintech Chime Promotes Tenured Employees to Senior Roles

Neobank Chime is pleased to announce the promotion of several of its executive leadership team members “in the areas of people, customer experience, and technology.” The following leaders will now be officers of the company. Their promotions “are evidence of their contributions and impactful work… Read More

Cowbell Cyber Enhances Insurance Leadership with Addition of Reinsurance Professional

Cowbell Cyber, a provider of cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises, recently announced the addition of Julia Cederroth as senior director of reinsurance. This new position “empowers policyholders by helping to build cyber resiliency and close insurability gaps as part of Cowbell’s reinsurance solutions.”… Read More

Standard Chartered Appoints Ayesha Abbas as UAE Head Of Consumer, Private And Business Banking

Standard Chartered Bank (LON: STAN) recently announced the appointment of Ayesha Abbas as Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking, UAE. In this role, Ayesha will “report to Rola Abu Manneh, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered, UAE and Bongiwe Gangeni, Regional Head, CPBB, MENA and… Read More

Elavon Merchant Services Appoints Hemlata Narasimhan as President for Europe

Elavon Merchant Services, one of Europe’s largest payments processors, has appointed Hemlata Narasimhan as its president in Europe. Narasimhan joins at “a time of explosive growth for e-commerce and digital payments, and as hospitality and travel sectors gain strength after the pandemic.” She brings to… Read More

Yieldstreet Announces Partnership with Collaborative WIM

Online investment platform Yieldstreet has announced a new partnership with Collaborative WIM. Founded in 2020, Collaborative WIM is a global alliance of CFA Societies, FPA Chapters, and other industry groups seeking to support the development of female leaders. Currently, there are more than 90 organizations… Read More

Fintech SigFig Expands Professional Team With Chief Product Officer, Director of Digital Wealth Products

SigFig, a key player focused on enterprise financial technology that develops next-generation products for banks and wealth management firms, announced the appointment of Amanda LaFerriere, a “results-driven” product executive, as Chief Product Officer and Clifford Schoeman, a strategic executive “with extensive knowledge of wealth management,… Read More

Fintech Firm AstroPay Appoints Sofía Lanza as Chief Banking Officer

AstroPay, the payment solution of “choice” for users globally, has appointed Sofía Lanza as Chief Banking Officer, as the company “moves forward with its expansion plans into new markets and verticals.” Sofía, who previously served as Chief Corporate Development at AstroPay, will be “responsible for… Read More

Binance Co-Founder Yi He to Lead $7.5B VC Unit

Binance, which claims to be the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem behind the largest cryptocurrency exchange, recently announced the appointment of its Co-Founder Yi He “as the new head of its venture capital (VC) arm and incubator, Binance Labs.” Binance CEO CZ (Changpeng Zhao) stated: “As… Read More

Gemini Custodies Australia’s “Lowest Fee” Bitcoin, Ethereum, Filecoin Funds with Holon

The team at digital assets firm Gemini are pleased to further their partnership with  Australian fund manager Holon Global Investments, “serving as the custodian partner for their unlisted retail Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Filecoin (FIL) funds.” The BTC, ETH, and FIL held by the… Read More

Global Fintech Wise Enhances Professional Team with Appointment of Isabel Naidoo

Wise (LSE:WISE), the international tech firm focused on creating the best way to move funds across the globe, recently announced the appointment of Isabel Naidoo as Chief People Officer. Naidoo joins Wise, one of Glassdoor’s best places to work in the United Kingdom, with considerable… Read More

Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council President Karen Kerrigan on State of the Economy: “Washington needs to stop fueling instability and uncertainty”

The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) has long championed entrepreneurship in Washington, DC. Founded in 1994, the SBE Council claims over 100,000 members. Its mission is to educate and advocate on behalf of these smaller firms – which typically do not have the… Read More

Mastercard Appoints Ellen Jackowski as Chief Sustainability Officer

Mastercard  (NYSE: MA) announced that Ellen Jackowski will join the company as Chief Sustainability Officer “starting July 25, 2022.” In this role, she will be “instrumental in further integrating Mastercard’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy into the organization.” Mike Froman, vice chairman and president… Read More

Blockchain Regulatory Software Developer Shyft Network Appoints Irena Mihova as CMO

Irena Mihova joins Shyft Core’s top brass with industry experience “spanning more than a decade.” Shyft Network, the public protocol known for validating identity and power compliance directly into blockchain data, has “appointed industry veteran Irena Mihova, a widely regarded marketing disruptor, brand innovator, business… Read More

Judith Hartley Appointed CEO, British Business Investments

Judith Hartley has been appointed CEO of British Business Investments, which is one of the British Business Bank’s commercial subsidiaries. Judith Hartley, who was appointed acting CEO of British Patient Capital and British Business Investments in September 2020, will “take up the permanent role of… Read More

Starling Bank Reports Profit, Revenue Almost Doubles

Starling Bank, a leading UK digital bank, has reported its first full year profit as overall metrics improve. Anne Boden, founder and Chief Executive of Starling Bank, commented on the results: “With our first full year of profitability, we’ve placed ourselves firmly in a category… Read More

Rialto Markets CEO Shari Noonan: “Private securities market will grow from $7 trillion in 2021 to $30 trillion in 2030”

Rialto Markets has added over $1.2 billion in signed contracts from private company issuers. As the cost of going public has risen, fewer companies have pursued the option of raising capital in an IPO and trading on an exchange. This cost of compliance is predicted… Read More

Visa, First Abu Dhabi Bank, DBWC Introduce “She’s Next” Initiative in UAE

Visa (NYSE: V), which claims to be the leader in virtual payments, recently announced the launch of its global She’s Next initiative in the United Arab Emirates in order to economically empower women entrepreneurs. The initiative has been introduced with assistance from First Abu Dhabi… Read More

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