Co-founder and CEO, Paxful

Ray is the co-founder and CEO of Paxful, the peer-to-peer finance platform. Ray and his co-founder Artur started Paxful in 2015 to help everyone have financial freedom through equal access to finance. Ray started out as an entrepreneur in 2001; he founded a successful ringtone business and then had a series of start-ups before setting up Paxful.

At Paxful, Ray is CEO and looks after growth, marketing, customer service and operations. Ray also founded the Built with Bitcoin Foundation that uses cryptocurrencies to create opportunity and thriving communities by providing access to clean water, quality education, and healthy food and a healthy environment via sustainable farming.