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Gigs hires head of fintech

Apr 16, 2024
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Rishi Sachdeva, Gigs head of fintech. Photo courtesy of Gigs

Gigs, a telecom-as-a-service platform, hired Rishi Sachdeva from Stripe as its head of fintech.

Why it matters: This marks the startup's third leadership hire from Stripe, including its head of telecom and its previous head of fintech.

Zoom in: In conjunction with this hire, former head of fintech Rafa Plantier will become head of the company's go-to-market strategy.

  • CEO Hermann Frank says the company offers its service in multiple countries and current sectors include HR platforms, fintechs, and device manufacturers.

How it works: Gigs' service lets companies offer their customers branded wireless services within their existing product suite.

What they're saying: "At Stripe, I led many of the company's distribution efforts to enable software platforms such as Shopify to create their own integrated and branded payment services," Sachdeva said in an email.

  • "Neobank users like the app experience, and a phone plan can double revenue," Frank says.
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