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Brett King – Founder & CEO, Moven
Brett King (born April 24, 1968 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian technology futurist, public speaker, international best selling author and the co-founder and CEO of Moven, a New York-based mobile banking startup. In 2012, King was named « Bank Technology News Innovator of the Year » by the trade newspaper American Banker. In 2013, King was the only individual listed in the « top ten coolest brands in banking » by Bank Innovation.
King studied at Monash University, and taught the MBA program for the Australian Graduate School of Management in Hong Kong. During the Global Financial Crisis, King began writing, beginning with his first book Bank 2.0, followed by Branch Today, Gone Tomorrow, and BANK 3.0. Why Banking Is No Longer Somewhere You Go But Something You Do. King hosts a radio show called Breaking Banks on VoiceAmerica, is a guest blogger with Huffington Post, and written for the BBC.
In 2011 the mobile banking application Movenbank (now know as Moven) was founded by King and Alex Sion. In July 2012 Moven raised an initial $2.4m of seed money the Beta version went live in February 2013. Moven was named « Best in Show » at Finovate 2013 in London. Moven raised a Series A investment round of $8m for product development and international expansion in July of 2014.
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