OUR VISION

Cryptocurrency in Every Wallet™

At Monaco, we are on a mission to build simple and honest financial products that improve lives.
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Game-changing

We want people across the globe to enjoy the benefits of crypto through Monaco’s services.

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Customer Centric

We are focused on solving problems our customers care about deeply & passionately.

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Design Focused

Design is foremost in everything we do, with the goal of the best possible user experience.

Milestones

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May-18
Marketing Campaign Started
#19
May-18
MCO Token Lockup Enabled
#18
May-18
Global Cryptocurrency App Release
#17
Apr-18
MCO Token listed on Bithumb, leading South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange
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January 2018
Announced Credit and Invest Products on CNBC
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December 2017
Launched listings on 9 additional Cryptocurrency Exchanges (Total 17)
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December 2017
Four Key Hires Announced (COO, CCSO, CMO, Platform Architect)
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November 2017
Partnership with Gemalto to Produce Metal Cards
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October 2017
VISA Program Manager Approval Announced
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August 2017
Pre-registration apps go live & full card portfolio announced
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August 2017
Listed on Binance, China's fastest growing digital asset exchange
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July 2017
Listed on Bittrex, largest digital asset exchange by volume globally
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June 2017
Raised US$26.7m placing Monaco in Top 10 Token Sale Events of 2017
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May 2017
Launched Token Sale
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April 2017
Graduated from Supercharger, Demo Day at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
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February 2017
Accepted into Hong Kong Government Backed Cyberport Incubation Program
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November 2016
Accepted into the Supercharger, Asia’s leading FinTech accelerator
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October 2016
Built prototype
#2
September 2016
Secured card Issuing capability
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June 2016
Founded Monaco
OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES ARE:
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Clarity & Simplicity

We strive to make our products simple to understand and easy to use. We take extra care to think and communicate with absolute clarity.

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No fine print

Our brand is built on principles of trust and honesty, as such our customers don’t need to worry about reading the fine print – because there isn't any.

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Lead, don’t follow

We push the envelope doing things that were never done before to win the hearts and minds of our customers.

Meet the Team

Kris

Kris Marszalek

CEO

Serial Entrepreneur in Southeast Asia Internet industry, 2x from $0 to $100m in revenue and 2 exits. CEO at Ensogo, Founder at BEECRAZY (sold for US$21mm to iBuy Group in 2013).

Rafael

Rafael Melo

CFO

15 years’ experience in finance, deep understanding of risk, compliance and Mobile Payments ecosystem in Asia. Led fundraising efforts as CFO at ASX-listed Ensogo, securing strategic investment from VIPSHOP (NYSE:VIPS) and raising over A$50m from blue chip institutions like Fidelity, Goldman Sachs and BlackRock.

Gary

Gary Or

CTO

Hacker, Product Designer, Entrepreneur, 9 years of full stack engineering experience (RoR, Elixir, Golang), Keen interest in Machine Learning and AI.

Bobby

Bobby Bao

Managing Director

Extensive experience in investment banking, corporate development, investor relations. Head of Corp. Development at Ensogo, investment banker at China Renaissance (华兴), Deloitte, Merrill Lynch. While at China Renaissance he worked on landmark deals, including merger of Didi and Kuaidi (now Didi Chuxing) as well as Strategic Corporate Development Projects for JD.com (Nasdaq: JD)

Brent

Brent Diehl

Senior Vice President, International Expansion

20 years of experience in international payments, including MD of Alliance Payment Solutions, a payments consultancy; head of Visa’s AP-CEMEA prepaid consultancy division; Western Union, where he led international expansion efforts for prepaid cards; and Home Depot, where he was responsible for its international card portfolios.

Erald

Erald Ghoos

COO

Previously Chief Operating Officer at Payreto, offering payment solutions to financial institutions. Leadership roles in operations at Funding Circle, AXA Bank, Equa Bank, and Paysafe.

Sean

Sean Rach

CMO

Former CMO at Prudential Corporation Asia. Led the regional American Express account at Ogilvy, launched the Cathay Pacific AMEX card, and served as MD of OgilvyOne Hong Kong (clients: AMEX, Western Union, BlackRock, SmarTone, and IBM).

Maggie

Maggie Ng

Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing

Passionate for driving new channels, product and partnership innovation. Maggie possesses valuable skills from her previous positions as Head of Direct Marketing and Direct to Consumer for FWD Insurance in Thailand and Director of Digital Media for Prudential Corporation Asia at its regional headquarter.

Weiyi

Weiyi Zhang

Platform Architect

Formerly Vice President, Quantitative Trading at AP Capital Management in Hong Kong, Weiyi led the development of an algorithmic trading platform and managed the Asian market arbitrage portfolio. Prior to that, Weiyi was Vice President of Electronic Market Making at JP Morgan, where he led volatility trading strategy and arbitrage strategy development in the automated market making business; and Quantitative Trading Strategist of Equity Derivative Trading at Deutsche Bank.

Eric Anziani

Eric Anziani

Senior Vice President, Group Strategy

12 years of experience in strategy, partnerships and innovation in Financial Services, Retail and Technology. Previously at Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, and PayPal in London, Paris, Singapore, and Tokyo. Most recently, Eric led the Strategy team at Global Fashion Group and drove significant cross-regional strategic programs across its 24 markets with over 9000 employees.

Jason

Jason Lau

CISO

Former regional Cybersecurity Advisor at Microsoft, Jason has over 16 years of experience advising international clients such as Credit Suisse, Falcon Private Bank, ETH Zurich and Swiss Air Force. Jason sits on the Board of Directors of several think tanks promoting technological innovation. He holds certifications including CISSP, CIPP/E, CGEIT, CRISC, CISA, CISM, CEH, CDNA, CSM, ITIL as well as a seat on ISACA’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Global Working Group.

Stanley

Stanley Lam

Chief Compliance Officer

Stanley was previously the Chief Compliance Officer at Square for six years, where he oversaw a global team and supported a diversifying product ecosystem. He also served as a lead in the payment and revenue team at Zynga, Inc., where he focused on revenue protection and maximization.

Press

June 3rd, 2018
Monaco: Cryptocurrency In Every Wallet

CoinJournal

November 2nd, 2017
Visa gives green light to Monaco cryptocurrency card for Singapore users

International Business Times

November 1st, 2017
Monaco Visa card Program Receives Green Light

IT Chosun

September 21st, 2017
Asia's regulators crack down on digital currencies

Nikkei Asian Review

September 5th, 2017
Monaco launches mobile app for cryptocurrencies

Enterprise Innovation

Contact

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Monaco Technology GmbH

Bahnhofstrasse 21, 6300 Zug, Switzerland