Ayannah - Digital Financial Services Firm of the Year
ABOUT MIKKO PEREZ
Mikko is the Founder & CEO of Ayannah, an award-winning fintech start up providing affordable and accessible digital financial services to the world’s emerging middle class.
Prior to this, Mikko was part of the founding team of Chikka, a mobile instant messaging start up where he helped in expanding to China, India, Japan and the US prior to Chikka’s acquisition by PLDT (NYSE: PHI). Before that, he worked as a private equity investment manager in Singapore and an investment banker at JP Morgan in San Francisco.
Having begun his career as a community organizer helping build social enterprises in rural Philippines, he remains actively involved in initiatives that support social entrepreneurship and sustainable development.
Mikko holds a BSc in Management (with Honors) and a BA in Development Studies (with Honors & Award for Excellence) from the Ateneo de Manila University, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
• 20+ years experience in building successful start up ventures
• VP Finance, Chikka, until successful
• Top 100 Fintech Thought Leaders in Asia Pacific
• Google LPA Alumnus
Transforming and enriching communities through seamless convergence of web and mobile technologies.
Ayannah is a leading provider of digital financial services to the world’s emerging middle class, most of whom are migrants or unbanked coming from the base of the pyramid. We are a leader in developing secure, reliable and convenient digital finance and commerce services over online and mobile networks.
For unbanked residents in emerging markets, we provide affordable and accessible digital commerce and payment services to spur financial inclusion and literacy, and give access to products and services that improve quality of life. For unbanked migrants, we provide greater control over their hard-earned remittances by helping them find better ways to support their beneficiaries in their home countries.
We have built and operate a stack of innovative digital financial services from payments, commerce and analytics on the social and mobile web. We have enabled millions of online and mobile transactions. We have a great team of seasoned veterans and young innovators in web and mobile application development. More importantly, we have a growing and loyal customer base around the world providing us with recurring and quality revenue streams.
We operate a market-proven stack of digital financial services from payments, commerce and analytics – serving our customers globally.We enrich the lives of our customers by allowing them to send and share values over the social and mobile web.
Ayannah operates several services that allow convenient online and mobile giving, selling and buying on an award-winning technology platform.