Mike Laven

Mike Laven

CEO at Currency Cloud

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

Michael Laven is the CEO of The Currency Cloud based in London whose mission is to transform the world of cross-border payments. For the prior seven years based in London he was the COO of Traiana, backed by Sequoia and acquired by ICAP, the world’s most extensive foreign exchange post-trade network clearing millions of transactions per day. Mr. Laven has had an extensive career in building and leading venture-backed financial technology companies in Silicon Valley and London. He has a B.A. in Anthropology from Wesleyan University, a M.A. in International Affairs from The School for International Training and a M.Ed. from Harvard University