Nicole Anderson


Nicole Anderson

Fintech Industry Thought Leader

Nicole Anderson is a serial CEO, a fintech entrepreneur and an advisor with a strong track record at board and general management level across international markets. Over the last 10 years she has worked across multiple segments within the Financial Technology markets including payments, wholesale banking, transaction services, forex, wealth management as well as traditional retail and supply chain management.

Nicole’s achievements include being voted Innovator of the Year 2017 by the South African Chamber of Commerce, being awarded Top 100 Women in FinTech 2016 by Innovate Finance and being included in the Power Women of FinTech 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Nicole is active in the London and European startup acceleration, incubation and growth arena working as an advisor and mentor to Level39, StartupBootcamp FinTech, London Tech Advocates — Women in Tech and FinTech workstreams.

Nicole is a founding member of the FINTECH Circle Angel Network, the largest network of independent investors in FinTech in Europe.

She has served as advisor to Microsoft Ventures London and been a judge on several occasions for SWIFT Innotribe, The European and African FinTech awards and BNP Paribas Global Hackathon.

Nicole serves as an industry thought leader and has featured on numerous panels and speaking circuits such as London FinTech Week, Rencontres Economiques (France), London’s African Technology Business Forum and FinTech Africa’s annual conference.

She is a contributing author to The FinTech Book, exploring the role of corporate venture as a catalyst for innovation in FinTech published by Wiley.

Nicole holds an Honors Degree in Information Systems and Economics from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and graduated from the Institute of New Economic Thinking, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, specializing in the Economics of Money and Banking.

This article first appeared in VTQ Magazine. 
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