Former CFO of PayPal David Jaques appointed Chairman of the Board at Wedo Ltd.
With SaaS and Fintech Platform Wedo’s soft launch imminent, the company is starting to bolster their ranks with Silicon Valley competence.
David Jaques has been appointed as new Chairman of the Board of Wedo Ltd., bolstering the company’s ranks and helping the brand push through the beta stage with flying colors.
David Jaques holds positions as outsourced CFO to multiple startups and venture capital funds and serves on other companies’ boards across the world. As PayPal’s first CFO and former Silicon Bank Treasurer, David Jaques is a powerful addition to a strong management team.
“I am proud and honored to be a Non-Executive Director and Board Chair of Wedo. The team, its cutting-edge technology and products are going to provide a revolutionary tool for independent service providers and will be disruptive to more traditional banking products. Independent work and the gig-economy are here to stay and Wedo aims to make the lives of such workers easier and more profitable.”
David also hosts the brand’s own podcast, Wedotalk, offering freelancers, coaches, and business owners an opportunity to be featured to promote their respective businesses. The podcast focuses on successful people who have overcome major obstacles in their lives. Examples include mental illness, cancer survival, bankruptcy and living with epilepsy. Anyone interested in being featured on the podcast and becoming a Wedo beta member, is welcome to sign up on the company’s website: https://staging.wedo.ai.
Indiana Gregg, Wedo’s Founder and CEO, is excited to have such an experienced and widely appreciated professional as Wedo’s Chairman:
“David is one of the rare specimens of humans who puts into practice everything he preaches. It’s a breath of fresh air to work with someone who has the talent, knowledge and skills that David has alongside the experience and cache in having developed companies such as PayPal and Silicon Valley Bank. David has worked closely with our team since the very beginning. Along with his amazing background in FinTech, David has no ego and fits into our team culture perfectly.”
Wedo, an American and European communication platform SaaS with an integrated banking tool is serving the $4T global freelancer, coaching, and solopreneur market, aiming to supercharge their business. Wedo removes financial and technical barriers to entry by bringing together the tools freelancers & coaches require; live streaming video, in-stream payments, webinars, and booking tools with banking services built into one seamless platform. Founded at the beginning of the COVID pandemic by former tech freelancer and 5x startup founder Indiana Gregg, Wedo is on a mission to remove barriers for small businesses that are currently facing hurdles that are too high for a new business to afford.