For the love of Fintech, Finance and Trading - FinanceFeeds

For the love of Fintech, Finance and Trading

We are your interactive Fintech, finance and trading industry news source, providing real-time company information, news, and current affairs from within the industry worldwide.

FinanceFeeds covers technological innovation, industry research, exclusive, on-site coverage of new products and launches, detailed industry interviews with senior industry leaders on important issues, and opinion, whether it is ours or that of an important member of the finance community.

More than a website, FinanceFeeds is a research and information center, providing vital information from within the industry that assists executives in basing their business decisions.

Our ethos is to constantly be a focal point and instrumental resource for the industry, within which every sector of the business can interact, gain vital information which has been researched via our deep resources.

 

The team behind FinanceFeeds


 

Andrew Saks-McLeod

Andrew Saks-McLeod

CEO & Co-Founder of FinanceFeeds.

With 25 years of experience in the financial technology sector, Andrew is a prominent international figure within the FX industry.

His detailed research in editorial and televised form is often the central point of information for executives within all sectors of the global FX business.

Andrew has a considerable edge over other industry reporters, as he is renowned for his reporting from within, traveling regularly and maintaining personal contact with all industry professinals to provide information and detail directly from the source itself.

Find Andrew on LinkedIn, email andrew@financefeeds.com or phone +1 (646) 652 6784

 

maria_n_photoMaria Nikolova

Managing Editor, FinanceFeeds

Maria Nikolova’s work has always focused on media, including print, radio and online aspects of this exciting business. Her obsession with Forex has been relatively recent, as she joined the industry early in 2013 and has since gained vast experience in Forex industry news and marketing.

Getting the news out there on time, and investigating important FX industry related current matters are her top priorities.

Educated in the fields of Cognitive Science and Philosophy, she is keen to explore all dimensions of fintech, including VR and AI.

Find Maria on LinkedIn Contact Maria at maria@financefeeds.com or phone +44 208 144 6214

 

Contributing Editors


 

natalia-hunikNatallia Hunik

Global Head of Sales, Advanced Markets & Fortex

Natallia is a recognized industry leader in the development of international business and creating and leading high performing FX sales teams with more than 8 years’ experience in the field.

Natallia is responsible for spearheading Advanced Markets’ global expansion efforts by cultivating business relationships with industry leaders around the globe.

Her reputation precedes her and the level of respect and confidence that she generates has been crucial to the growth and development of companies she had been with.

Prior to joining Advanced Markets and Fortex team, Natallia served in executive leadership role as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Boston Technologies. She was responsible for growing the Boston startup into successful international company with industry-leading B2B sales team and offices in Japan, China, UK and South East Asia.

Natallia received her Degree in Finance from Suffolk University in Boston and Degree in Information Systems and Technologies from the Belorussian State University.

Vince De Castro

Head of Marketing, Orbex

Vince is the Head of Marketing at Orbex with over 15 years of experience in the digital marketing and technology space. He is responsible for Orbex’s digital footprint including web, mobile, social and email – as well as overall online presence and reputation.

Based among the giants of the retail FX industry, Vince’s remit centers around detailed and granular knowledge and understanding of how to drive a high quality retail FX brokerage forward, and continue to engage ever-demanding clients globally.

Find Vince on LinkedIn, or contact him at vince@orbex.com

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Adina Brown

Content Manager, Leverate

Adinah Brown is a financial journalist whose background includes professional marketing consultancy and support in a range of commercial settings, including corporate industry, government and non-government organizations.

At Fintech software solutions development company Leverate, Adinah is responsible for providing commercial information on the company’s full range of enterprise solutions for retail investment brokerages, as well as providing valuable research and editorial material to the benefit of the entire electronic trading industry’s leadership.

Contact Adinah at adina.brown@leverate.com

Meir Velenski

CEO, Velenski Financial Group

Over 25 years of senior level experience within the institutional and interbank FX industry, with positions at Nomura and BNP Paribas leading to senior executive positions among London-based CFD and spread betting firms.

In 2008, Meir joined Worldspreads as Director, before becoming Managing Director at City Index in May 2012 until February 2015. During that period, he established City Index’s Tel Aviv operations, that being the only FCA regulated CFD broker with a presence in Israel. In November 2015, he founded Velenski Financial Group, which provides electronic trading services to high net worth individuals.

Contact Meir at: meirvelenski1@gmail.com

Darren Qian

CEO, LEANWORK

Science and financial technology executive Darren Qian is CEO of LEANWORK, a global CRM provider for the FX business. His professional background spans more than 12 years of foreign exchange industry.

In 2014, LEAN WORK, a leading cloud provider in the financial industry, was established, and Darren was committed to leading LEANWORK to deepen the technological prowess within foreign exchange brokerages and gradually become the leading SaaS service provider in the global financial industry.

Find Darren on LinkedIn or email li@lwork.com

 

geoff-last-invastGeoff Last

Director of Institutional Sales at Invast Global

Geoff Last is Director of Institutional Sales at Invast Global, a leading multi-asset brokerage and prime services provider based in Sydney. With over 36 years of experience in interbank FX markets, Geoff previously worked as a trader and broker at Westpac and Citibank, and was the first trader to make the market when the AUD/USD originally floated in 1983.

At Invast, Geoff brings his intimate knowledge to the PurePrime facility, specialising in optimised FX solutions for brokers, hedge funds, HFTs and professional traders.

This Prime-of-Prime solution aggregates the very best of bank and non-bank liquidity to deliver fully customisable streams for FX, Metals and CFDs. Backed by a listed Japanese parent, Invast has designed a suite of trusted collateral solutions that provide clients with unparalleled transparency and choice. This is supported by bespoke connectivity options, including servers in three Equinix locations and DMA connectivity to over 30 global stock exchanges.

Bart-Burggraaf

Bart Burggraaf

Partner at MediaGroup Worldwide & Contributing Editor

Bart Burggraaf is a Partner at MediaGroup Worldwide, an international financial marketing agency group. Prior to this, he managed global marketing at Citibank’s Margin FX product CitiFX Pro and oversaw the growth of the retail business.

Before his time at Citi, he worked at the Copenhagen based online trading company Saxo Bank where he worked on online marketing in the global marketing group. Bart holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Amsterdam and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a guest lecturer at various business schools.

Find Bart on LinkedIn or email bart@mediagroupww.com

 

Join our team


Interested in contributing to FinanceFeeds on a regular basis? Have news topics or insights that you would like to share with the world? We would love to have you on board!

FinanceFeeds also supports interns that would like to gain experience working alongside some the industry’s best journalists.

If you are interested in contributing or an internship, please get in touch with Noam Stiekema via emailLinkedIn or telephone at +1 (646) 820 8907