Fonbnk is a new distributed finance company enabling a frictionless, financial onramp for frontier and emerging markets. Leveraging the existing network of mobile phone accounts, anyone with a prepaid mobile SIM card and a verified online identity can now have a free global debit card. We are driving financial inclusion through digital access for the nearly 2-billion humans who are unbanked. Traction includes; >$2million GMV, Techstars Western Union, Inclusive FinTech 50, Visa Fast Track, IBM Hyper Protect/Village Capital, Pax Momentum.
Experienced team lead by Christian Duffus, Founder & CEO of Fonbnk, prior 3x Fintech entrepreneur, ex-Goldman Sachs. Technology lead Sergey Shevchuk seasonead blockchain engineer Kaleido (ConsenSys).