Capitalixe is a Fintech consultancy that helps companies in medium to high-risk industries access reliable payments and banking services globally.
Founded in 2019 by Lissele Pratt and Ivan Kovachev, Capitalixe has quickly become a leader in the fintech space. We work with a trusted network of partners who provide market-leading fintech solutions, from embedded finance to international payment services.
These technology-centric solutions are tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients, and our global reach ensures that we can provide them with the support and services they need to succeed.
How did you come up with the idea for the company?
I started my finance career in the City of London, where I quickly recognised a growing need for reliable banking and payment solutions for underserved industries such as crypto exchanges, online gaming companies and electronic money service businesses.
Because these industries are generally newer, they often come with more regulatory concerns, a changing legal environment and high-volume transactions that make it challenging for them to access traditional banking services. Banks often shy away from these types of industries even though they are often high-growth and have a lot of potential.
I started Capitalixe to remove this time-consuming pain of finding reliable banking services, whilst ensuring our clients get a solution that’s best tailored to their needs.
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How has the company evolved over the last couple of years?
We’ve seen massive demand for our services. This has allowed us to tap into new industries such as asset management, film production companies, and investment platforms.
We’ve also invested heavily in our sales team, who have been instrumental in our strategic planning. Our weekly meetings ensure everyone on our team contributes their insights, from analysing industry trends to researching new solutions. This has resulted in our revenue growth doubling year on year.
Our hard work and determination landed us a spot on Forbes 30 Under 30’s Finance list in 2021, which was a significant milestone for us. We also put a lot of focus into growth strategies, including marketing, business development, PR, partnerships, and in-person events. As a result, we’ve received a lot of positive media attention, which helped raise awareness of our brand. Our C-level team are regularly featured in top-tier publications such as Entrepreneur and Forbes.
What can we hope to see from Capitalixe in the future?
We’ll continue to look for ways to help more companies access reliable payment and banking services, and innovate and evolve our offerings to meet the changing needs of our clients and the fintech industry.
We’re also planning to invest resources into growing Capitalixe’s headcount by hiring senior staff with solid industry experience to expand into new jurisdictions. The need for our services doesn’t just end with Europe, we’ve already started tapping into the UAE and North America. With these new recruits on board, we’ll be able to solidify our presence in these regions and continue our expansion into new markets such as Singapore and Hong Kong.
Finally, this year we’ve been shortlisted for several awards, and we hope to continue this momentum by winning some of these prestigious accolades.