Matteo's nomination will open doors to Newired in the FinTech community
Turin, February 11th 2019
Newired is happy to announce that Matteo Rizzi has joined its Advisory Board. The board includes a selected group of leading innovators and investors who have the startup spirit and transmit the core values of Newired: digital transformation, user empowerment, motivation.
“Matteo and I have known each other for a very long time, but our business paths had never crossed. As Newired provides benefits which are much appreciated in the Fintech community, we finally found a good reason to partner together” - said Stefano Rizzo, CEO at Newired - “Having his talent aboard will surely open new opportunities to enhance our ability to serve the financial community even better”“Newired inspired me because is hitting a clear need in mostly uncharted territories. I am thrilled to help the company scale specifically in the financial services markets” Matteo says.
Matteo has extensive experience with Computer Science and Finances, having held top positions at SWIFT for 13 years and co-founded its innovation branch, Innotribe. Among other achievements, Matteo was a Senior Advisor for Omidyar Network between 2015 and 2017 - an organization founded by Pierre Omidyar (eBay founder), where he invested globally in Financial Inclusion & Digital Identity Division. He is currently Venture Partner of Neva FInVentures, the largest italian CVC run by IntesaSanPaolo, and founded FinTechStage, a global Program Builder for FinTech eco-systems. His solid experience has become inspiration: Matteo has been nominated one of the most influential FinTech executives in Europe on several occasions over the past years. We are sure that Matteo’s contribution to Newired will be precious and we look forward to our endeavours together.