Despite having a reputation for being a male-dominated industry, the world of FinTech is full of brilliant female leaders who are taking charge, innovating and making a difference. And we want to hear all about them!
In fact, according to Crunchbase, 1,450 FinTech companies globally have at least one female founder, a figure that is impressive, and growing rapidly – writes Rebecca O’Keeffe, Content Manager, Jobbio.
At PCM and Jobbio we are always on the lookout for companies who have diversity and inclusion at heart.
So, let’s shine a light on some companies founded by women, and learn more about the fantastic females powering the industry…
Founded by Irish woman Fidelma McGuirk, Payslip provides technology for global payroll management to multinational companies around the world.
Their technology automates payroll processes and standardises payroll data, helping companies to centrally manage and maintain full control over their global payroll operations.
Payslip built technology to fix problems and make global payroll management easier and faster.
They made sure this software integrated with HCM systems, making it easy to buy, use and scale. Their goal is to revolutionise global payroll management using cloud-based technology. Global payroll works better with standardised data, integrated platforms and automated processes.
They aim to make this the new normal. This will help companies scale into new countries with ease using established best practices. As the technology partner of choice for global payroll, they want to be with companies as their business grows.
Starling Bank is an award-winning, fully-licensed and regulated bank built to give people a fairer, smarter and more human alternative to the banks of the past. It offers personal, business, joint, teen, euro and dollar accounts alongside a child card and a range of lending products.
Starling also provides B2B banking and payments services through its Banking-as-a-Service model based on the proprietary technology platform that it uses to power its own bank.
The Starling Marketplace offers customers in-app access to a selection of third party financial services. Headquartered in London, it has offices in Southampton, Cardiff and Dublin.
Starling was founded in 2014 by industry-leading banker Anne Boden, who recognised how technology could transform the way people manage their money and serve customers in a way that traditional banks hadn’t.
Ovamba has been an award winning pioneer of FinTech and TradeTech innovation since 2013 when co-founders Marvin Cole and Viola Llewellyn launched the company from a kitchen table in Maryland, USA.
The systems and processes that they and the team in Cameroon, USA, Ivory Coast and India have created are deeply rooted in a desire to create wealth and a thriving business ecosystem for Emerging Market Small and Medium Businesses, especially the under-served and unbanked informal businesses for whom traditional finance is not attainable or suitable.
Ovamba’s ‘TradeTech’ and ‘Pamoja’ Growth and Performance Systems are used by partner banks to provide their customers with capital for trade, importation, manufacturing and business growth on a non-interest bearing, and risk mitigated basis.
Ovamba has Policy support to Central Banks providing them with data analytics and technology to support policy initiatives that will lead to reduced Non-Performing Loans, strengthen capital markets and ensure a safe, inclusive banking system for all.
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