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Mike Laven

Currency Cloud


United Kingdom



Mike Laven Chief Executive Officer

With more than 25 years’ experience at the helm of a number of high growth fintech and technology businesses, Mike is well-known for his ability to build venture-backed organisations and lead them to profitable growth. Having originally spent six years working for the United Nations, Mike has since gained a glowing reputation for fintech expertise, with executive roles at Infinity Financial Technology, Cohera, Coronet and Traiana.

Mike joined Currencycloud in 2011, and as CEO is influential in growing the firm to become the world’s most trusted payment platform. Under his leadership, Currencycloud has established itself as a leading force in the digital financial services revolution and has raised $61m in funding (as of March 2017).