Tagged: women changing finance

Alexandra Donnelly of C2FO: Fintech Professional Comments on the Importance of Working Capital to MSMEs

We recently spoke with Alexandra Donnelly, COO for the Americas at C2FO, a US-based global Fintech whose mission is to ensure all businesses have the capital needed to thrive. C2FO’s platform was recently cited in a policy paper presented at the G20 conference as a… Read More

Blockchain Protection Firm Coincover Appoints Ridhima Durham to Key Executive Role

Coincover, the blockchain protection company, announces the appointment of its new Chief Commercial Officer, Ridhima Durham, who joins at a critical time following its recent successful funding round in January and rebrand in July. Ridhima joins Coincover from Salary Finance where she “spent four years… Read More

Custodia Bank Appoints Lisa Hough to Support Banking and Bitcoin Custody Services for Institutions

Custodia is pleased to announce that Lisa Hough has joined the bank as Vice President of Strategic Relationships, responsible for helping customers in the U.S. Bitcoin and energy industries “meet their banking and bitcoin custody needs.” Lisa transitioned to the Bitcoin sector in 2019 “after… Read More

Fintech EBANX Strengthens Partnership with Enterprise Merchants, Appoints VP in the US

EBANX, the payments platform connecting global companies with customers in rising digital markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa Cherrey Johnson as the new VP of Merchant Success – Americas and Europe. With her extensive experience in the payments industry and a deep… Read More

Bridget Hall of ACI Worldwide: Fintech Executive Comments on Development of Cross-Border Payments Solutions, FedNow

As more countries implement real-time payments rails (including the U.S. in July with FedNow), the next big frontier in the industry is the race to develop the best real-time cross-border payments solutions. ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a global provider of real-time payments solutions, can speak… Read More

Fintech Plaid Appoints Cecilia Frew to Lead Open Finance Initiatives

The team at Fintech Plaid are pleased to have Cecilia Frew join the open banking provider as their Head of Open Finance. As the industry comes together to establish data connectivity standards and embrace digital finance, Plaid’s relationship with financial institutions “continues to evolve.” Today,… Read More

Insurtech Socotra, Provider of Cloud-based Tech for Insurers, Appoints Sonny Patel as Chief Product and Technology Officer

Socotra, the provider of modern, cloud-based technology for insurers worldwide, announced today that Sonny Patel has joined the company in the role of Chief Product and Technology Officer. She will be responsible for “leading the company’s Product and Engineering teams alongside Product Architect Matt Hamilton,… Read More

Rarimo Integrates Unstoppable Domains for Cross-Chain Proof of Humanity

The team at Unstoppable Domains announced that they’re partnering with multi-chain protocol Rarimo in order to enable seamless cross-chain identity usage. Now, your Unstoppable domain serves “as proof of humanity within -dApps across 3 additional chains.” The partnership will allow Unstoppable domain holders “to use… Read More

Digital Investment Infrastructure Fintech WealthKernel Appoints Aqsa Tariq as CFO

The new CFO joins WealthKernel to steer the company’s strategic vision. WealthKernel, a provider of digital investment infrastructure, recently confirmed the appointment of Aqsa Tariq as its new Chief Financial Officer. Having held key positions at FNZ Group, Goldman Sachs International, and EY LLP, Aqsa… Read More

Binance Appoints Kristen Hecht as Deputy Chief Compliance and Global Money Laundering Reporting Officer

Binance says it is pleased to announce the appointment of our former Global Head of Corporate Compliance Kristen Hecht as their new Deputy Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and Global Money Laundering Reporting Officer (GMLRO) at Binance. As noted in a blog post, Kristen reportedly “brings… Read More

Fiona Pollard Appointed as Chair of Monument, a Regulated Digital Bank

The Board of Monument Bank is pleased to confirm that regulatory approval has been confirmed for the appointment of Fiona Pollard as the successor to Niall Booker as Chair of Monument Bank. Monument Bank Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by… Read More

Lisa Novier of Envestnet: Fintech Industry Executive Comments on Key Open Banking Developments Globally

As a follow-up to the recent webinar Envestnet hosted with open banking experts around the world, we caught up with Lisa Novier, Head of Governance, Risk & Compliance at Envestnet Data and Analytics. Envestnet claims it has been at the forefront of open banking adoption… Read More

Tipalti Executives Comment on What Goes Into Making Debt Financing Deals

Fintech unicorn Tipalti recently announced an additional $150M in growth financing, bringing the company’s total equity and debt raise to more than $700M. Led by JP Morgan Chase Bank and Hercules Capital, this incremental growth financing will enable Tipalti to further invest in product innovation… Read More

European Digital Bank N26 Appoints Carina Kozole as Chief Risk Officer

Digital bank N26 announced the appointment of Carina Kozole as Chief Risk Officer and Managing Director of N26 AG. She will begin in her new role later this year, and will “assume responsibility for risk management at the digital bank.” Carina reportedly brings “with her… Read More

Rapyd, the Fintech as a Service Provider, Appoints Dr. Shlomit Wagman as Global Chief Regulation and Compliance Officer

Rapyd, the global Fintech-as-a-Service provider, today announced the appointment of Dr. Shlomit Wagman, former Director-General of the Israel Money Laundering and Terror Financing Prohibition Authority (IMPA), Head of the Israeli Delegation to the FATF, Chair of the FATF operational working group, and a Harvard-affiliated scholar,… Read More

Dr. Shira Brezis Co-Founder of Redefine: DeFi, Web3 Security Professional Comments on Safety Issues in Decentralized Finance and Role of Financial Institutions

We recently connected with Dr. Shira Brezis, CEO & Co-founder of Redefine, the “first” end-to-end security tech for DeFi investors. Dr. Shira discussed major issues financial institutions are concerned about regarding safety and security for web3 investing. Redefine helps enable secure transactions, monitor in real-time,… Read More

Binance Appoints Eleanor Hughes as General Counsel

Binance, which is being sued by US regulators for a wide range of issues, is pleased to announce the appointment of their own Eleanor Hughes as Binance’s General Counsel. In her new role, Eleanor will “oversee the company’s global legal affairs alongside a team of… Read More

Global Fintech SumUp Appoints Anna Kuriakose as Chief Product Officer

Global fintech SumUp has announced the appointment of Anna Kuriakose as Chief Product Officer. She joined SumUp in mid-June 2023 and will be “based in London.” Anna was formerly at Meta, “where she was the product director for Messenger on Windows and Mac and web-based… Read More

Palisades Group, an Alternative Asset Manager Focused on Real Estate Markets, Appoints Dr. Julia Coronado

Palisades Group, an alternative asset manager in the global residential credit and real estate markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Julia Coronado as Senior Advisor. Dr. Coronado will join the company’s advisory board, “bringing her wealth of expertise and insights into the… Read More

BIS Appoints Maha El Dimachki as Head of Innovation Hub Singapore Centre

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) recently announced that Maha El Dimachki will join the BIS Innovation Hub (BISIH) team as “the new head of the Singapore Centre, starting on 1 October 2023.” Ms El Dimachki is currently Head of Early and High Growth Oversight… Read More

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