Tagged: women changing finance

Global Fintech GoCardless Appoints Alexandra Chiaramonti as its GM for Southern Europe

GoCardless, a global Fintech in account-to-account payments, has reportedly appointed Alexandra Chiaramonti as its GM of Southern Europe. Chiaramonti will be responsible for leading GoCardless‘ ongoing growth in the region by continuing to recruit new talent in order to strengthen the firm’s presence in its… Read More

Lisa Fall, CEO of BOX Digital Markets, Waits on SEC for Regulatory Approval of Blockchain Based BSTX

  In 2018, BOX Digital Markets and tZERO entered into a joint venture that was predicted to become the world’s first regulated exchange for trading security tokens.  At the time of the announcement, it was reported that tZERO would manage the tech stack, maintenance, and… Read More

Mette Ingeman Pedersen to Join Denmark’s Saxo Bank, which Specializes in Online Trading, Investments

Mette Ingeman Pedersen will reportedly be joining Saxo Bank as the firm’s newly appointed Group Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Management and Executive Team. Mette will be reporting directly to Kim Fournais, CEO and Founder at Saxo Bank, a Danish investment… Read More

Bahrain Fintech Bay, US State Dept’s MEPI Supported Build for Bahrain Acceleration Program, Winners Announced

The Build for Bahrain Acceleration Program, held in partnership with Bahrain Fintech Bay and the US State Department’s MEPI, has now ended with the three winning teams successfully completing the acceleration program and 3-month incubation period (held at Bahrain FinTech Bay). The program (in Bahrain)… Read More

Ex- Goldman Sachs Tech Executive Joanne Hannaford to Serve as Credit Suisse Chief Tech, Operations Officer

Switzerland’s banking company Credit Suisse (SWX: CSGN) has announced that ex- Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) technology executive Joanne Hannaford will now serve as its Chief Technology and Operations Officer. Joanne Hannaford will be replacing current COO James Walker who will be taking up a new role in the United… Read More

Jessica DiRubio: Chief Revenue Officer at AppBrilliance Says Future of Payments will be Open, Innovative, Secure

We recently caught up with Jessica DiRubio, the Chief Revenue Officer and Head of Partnerships at AppBrilliance, an Austin-based payments technology firm. AppBrilliance aims to power and support true, real-time non-custodial Open Payments and Banking services in the United States. The company enables businesses to… Read More

Singapore based Wealth Management Firm Endowus Appoints Wei Mei Tan as Chief Advisory Officer

Earlier this week, Singapore-headquartered digital wealth management service provider Endowus confirmed that it had appointed Wei Mei Tan as its Chief Advisory Officer. In her role at Endowus, Wei Mei will be expected to lead strategic initiatives in order to accelerate the company’s ongoing growth… Read More

Visa Confirms Appointment of Dr. Saeeda Jaffar As Group Country Manager, SVP for GCC Region

Visa (NYSE: V) has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Saeeda Jaffar as Group Country Manager, and SVP for its operations across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. Dr. Jaffar will reportedly be joining the digital payments leader to manage and oversee its presence in six… Read More

EstateGuru Board Member Gabriella Kindert Shares Why She Became Interested in Debt Markets

Gabriella Kindert, who is considered an expert in private debt markets and has reportedly managed billions (currently serving as a Board member at EstateGuru), says that she encourages investors to check out different lending platforms. In a recent interview, Kindert talked about  how they should… Read More

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Paul Tudor Jones Recommends 5% Bitcoin Allocation but CoinShares Suggests Only 4%

Meltem Demirors, the Chief Strategy Officer at CoinShares, one of the largest digital asset managers in the world, notes that billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones recommends a 5% allocation to Bitcoin (BTC) as an “effective portfolio diversifier.” 1/ paul tudor jones suggests a… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Platform Ata Plus in Malaysia Appoints Karen Puah as COO

Ata Plus, an equity crowdfunding platform and Recognized Market Operator (RMO) that has been registered with the Securities Commission Malaysia, recently revealed that it has appointed Karen Puah to serve as its Chief Operating Officer. Ata Plus is a blockchain enhanced Equity Crowdfunding online platform,… Read More

Leeds based Yorkshire Energy Explains Why they Needed Reliable Recurring Payments Service from GoCardless

UK-based payments platform GoCardless notes that Yorkshire Energy CEO Anne Faulder, who has a background in executive roles in local and central government (and the NHS), understands how building a “strong culture” around shared values is “vital” for any business that wants to “make a… Read More

Founder of NFT Project DIGITALAX Explains how Web 3.0 Is Enabling Digital Fashion and a Metaverse with Mod Culture

We recently caught up with Emma-Jane MacKinnon-Lee, Founder of DIGITALAX, an NFT-based digital fashion project. Last month, DIGITALAX teamed up with Polygon, formerly Matic Network, to issue “a hybrid digital and physical fashion line.” The collaboration is focused around the idea of non-fungible tokens (NFTs)… Read More

LendInvest Head of Lending Operations Lauren Eaton Reveals what New, 100% Online Short-Term Loan Broker Portal Will Offer

LendInvest, a property finance Fintech, notes that embedding technology throughout their lending process has been “key to making your deals complete quicker and more efficiently.” During the past few months, LendInvest has been working on bringing its clients a broker portal that will see the… Read More

Pakistani Fintech SadaPay Shares How they Creatively Designed Payment Cards, Company Appoints New Head of Legal

Pakistani online payments Fintech SadaPay notes that it’s been well over three months now since they began rolling out their numberless debit cards. The SadaPay team points out that the designs “perfectly” fit their vertical debit cards. The company’s management noted that they wanted to… Read More

Fintech Wealthfront Appoints Entrepreneur Jaleh Bisharat to its Board of Directors

California-based Fintech company Wealthfront revealed on Wednesday (May 12, 2021) that marketing executive and entrepreneur Jaleh Bisharat has joined the firm’s Board of Directors. According to a release shared with CI, Bisharat has over 30 years of experience working as a marketing executive at major… Read More

Fintech Finastra’s Fusion Cloud Core Banking Helps Firms Quickly Deploy Digital-First Banks, Company Exec Explains

The Coronavirus crisis has accelerated digital transformation across the world, including the APAC region, which has resulted in many bank branch closures. There’s also been a significant increase in retail banking activities that’s supported by all-digital challenger banks. These virtual banks are digital-first and are… Read More

Digital Commerce Investor Clearbanc Rebrands to Clearco, Company Announces $100M in New Series C Equity Funding

Clearbanc, a leading digital commerce investor and the company “revolutionizing the way founders grow their businesses,” revealed on Tuesday (April 20, 2021) that it will be rebranding. The company also announced a $100 million in new Series C equity funding to support its ongoing growth… Read More

Digital Assets: Anchorage GC Georgia Quinn Shares Why Receiving a National Bank Charter is Key

Back in January of this year, Anchorage, a top crypto platform for institutions, announced that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) had conditionally approved  Anchorage Trust Company, a South Dakota chartered trust company, to become Anchorage Digital Bank, National Association. Thus, Anchorage… Read More

Elaine Sun, Compliance Director of Digital Assets Firm Huobi Technology, Discusses Importance of Proper Regulations for Crypto

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Elaine Sun, Compliance Director of digital assets firm Huobi Technology, recently noted that the traditional financial infrastructure and the idea or concept of money are “changing before our eyes.” Sun adds that the concept of “store of value” has mostly been associated or tied to… Read More

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