Raphael has a track record of over 18 years in investment banking, fintech and the payments industry, where he worked in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
In 2015 he moved to Mexico City, where he received funding from INADEM to build one of the first equity crowdfunding platforms together with iAngels, he is also the founder of Appuntos, the first B2C loyalty app for SMEs.
Raphael is CEO and co-founder of REWORTH, platform that connects financial institutions and merchants via its proprietary API infrastructure to increase consumer engagement and cashback rewards, creating frictionless loyalty.
He also mentors startups in fintech individually and in collaboration with Seedstars, and is an advisor to START Global, an initiative of the University of St. Gallen and the Swiss government to support entrepreneurship in emerging economies.
Raphael holds a degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Applied Sciences Zurich (ZHAW) in Switzerland.