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Lissele Pratt

COO & Co-founder at Capitalixe
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Bio As COO & Co-founder of Capitalixe, Lissele Pratt helps companies in medium to high-risk industries, obtain the latest financial technology, payments and banking solutions. Career History With seven years of experience in the financial services industry and a global perspective, the entrepreneurial-minded Lissele is a recognised thought-leader in foreign exchange, payments and financial technology. Her entrepreneurial spirit took her from crafting her first business at the age of 16 to building a million-dollar fintech consultancy within three years. Lissele's hard work and determination landed her a spot on the Forbes 30 under 30 finance list in 2021 and has recently been shortlisted for The Great British Businesswoman Awards, as well as the Women In Finance Awards. She is extremely passionate about helping women break into the finance industry and is an active proponent for equality. You can also find her insights in popular publications like Business Leader, Fintech Futures, Fintech Times, Valiant CEO, Finextra, Entrepreneur and Thrive Global.


Borderless World

Virtual IBANs: Removing Friction in Cross-Border Payments

10 Jan 2023

Virtual IBANs: Removing Friction in Cross-Border Payments In the past, businesses wanting to engage in cross-border payments had to set up physical bank accounts in each jurisdiction. This was time-consuming, expensive and often required a great deal of paperwork. However, with the advent of new technology, businesses can now use virtual IBANs to m...

Women in FinTech

How Can Women In Fintech Break The Glass Ceiling

20 Sep 2022

Breaking through the glass ceiling in fintech While 30% of the fintech workforce are female, only 17% of senior fintech roles are women. To close the gender gap in fintech, we must first understand the root causes of why this disparity exists. I got my first finance job when I was 18, working in the City of London. At the time, I was one of the onl...

Borderless World

Cross-Border Payments: What They Are, And Where They're Headed

02 Aug 2022

The cross-border payments landscape constantly evolves with new players, technologies, and regulations. This can make it difficult to keep up with the latest developments. This guide will provide you with a complete overview of the current state of cross-border payments, including the major players, the latest technologies, and the most important r...

Blockchain in Banking and Financial Services

Cryptocurrency vs Fiat: A Complete Guide 💰📈

24 May 2022

Since the rise of cryptocurrency, there has been much debate about which is better, cryptocurrency or fiat? Both have pros and cons, and figuring out which is better depends on the business using it. Some people believe that cryptocurrency is a better investment for the future, while others argue that fiat money like the US dollar is more stable a...