CEO and Co-founder at FINTECH Circle Innovate
FINTECH founder and entrepreneur, mentor and advisor with a background in payments, wholesale banking, transaction services, forex; Retail and Supply Chain. Active in the London start-up acceleration and incubation scene working as an advisor and mentor to Level39 (the most prominent FINTECH Accelerator in Europe), London Tech Advocates – Women in Tech and FINTECH Workstreams, a founding member of FINTECH Circle Angel Network and Microsoft Ventures. Awarded Top 100 women in FinTech She has over 20 years commercial experience in software and specializes in customer engagement and acquisition, business model implementation, product development and innovation management, brand and go-to-market strategy implementation.
Owner and Director at Marcus Agar Communications Ltd.
Marcus has developed and delivered successful campaigns for international brands, businesses, entertainment properties and NGOs during more than 20 years in communications, journalism and PR. Marcus is a trained journalist, skillful copywriter, international communications specialist, experienced PR consultant and accomplished speech writer. He is Associate Producer on three cinema films, including the biopic TESLA. Since setting up business in 2004, Marcus has attracted high profile clients, managed global media events and consulted brands on international business development. Drawing on an interest in media, culture, travel and the arts, he established the well-received Wild Rooster blog (wild-rooster.com), writing on contemporary Balkan life.
Mentor at "Founder Institute"
Ms. Duva, an entrepreneur with over 20 years experience, has been instrumental in developing and executing strategic initiatives throughout her career. After several years at Fidelity Investments, she moved to Silicon Valley where she has held senior managerial posts at Communication Intelligence Corp, PenOp, Dejima, and Revere Data. Before starting her own consulting firm advising startups, Ms. Duva was CEO of China MobileSoft, which developed a complete Linux platform for mobile phones. In 2005, CMS was successfully acquired by PalmSource, where she held the position of VP Silicon and ODM partners. PalmSource was acquired by ACCESS. Ms. Duva sits on the advisory boards of a number of companies including Eye-Fi (www.eye.fi), Phone Halo (www.phonehalo.com), Parrot (www.parrot.com), and SplashTop (www.splashtop.com). Ms. Duva received her BA and MA with honors in LAS/Economics from Vanderbilt University.
Marc Ehrenbold is a dynamic and dedicated Film Industry professional with over 20 years experience shooting commercials, music promos and feature films globally on a wide variety of formats.
A determined, creative and result orientated individual with a highly acclaimed reputation for producing superlative high end imagery and recognised with numerous awards Marc's range of clients include Disney, National Geographic and the BBC.
Specialising in creating travel, landscape, documentary and commercial photography as well as online content predominately for the leisure, tourism and travel industry his clients include leading luxury travel agencies, tourist boards, periodicals and resorts. Marc also licenses images from his extensive stock archive for both commercial advertising campaigns and editorial use.
Passionate about film and technology Marc has played an integral role in public relations, corporate communications and content creation for many media firms.
As a multiple passport and USA Green Card holder Marc has travelled extensively throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North and South America. In his spare time he enjoys scuba diving, skiing and holds a PPL (Private Pilot's License).