Marta is a passionate entrepreneur and avid champion of diversity in the fintech industry.
As a Polish expat, Marta experienced first-hand how challenging it was to send money home. She joined Michael Kent, CEO, and Marek Wawro, CTO, in 2012 to co-found Azimo and drastically change the way people living abroad send money to their family and friends.
In the past two years, the company has seen 100 per cent growth in personnel, raised over $40million in funding and is amongst the fastest-growing fintech companies in Europe.
Prior to Azimo, she built her first business, Travelnity, a social media website for travellers and expats, rapidly growing the business in times preceding Facebook’s success. From there, she ran high-profile events in London and New York City for London 2012 Olympics and Somerset House.
Marta was recognized by Forbes as one of Europe’s 30 Under 30 for Finance, by Innovate Finance as one of 100 most important Women in Fintech in 2014 in the UK, by Business Insider as one of 40 coolest people in UK Fintech and by Puls Biznesu as one of 10 most important Polish Businesswomen in 2015. Marta holds a Masters in Organisational Psychology from Jagiellonian University in Poland and a Management degree from Columbia Business School.