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Guillaume Pousaz

Founder and CEO,

Guillaume Pousaz, is Founder and CEO of, the leading payments technology firm he launched in 2012. Driven by the belief that financial complexity is a barrier to innovation—and, therefore, economic prosperity—he founded to cut through the complexity and empower businesses to change the world.

Checkout has since become one of the most valuable private fintech companies in the world. Its customers include Shein, Patreon, Moonpay, and Grab, as well as many of the largest fintech companies such as Wise, Tansfergo, and Curve.


Founded: 2012  |  HQ: United Kingdom  |  Funding: €755M  |  Industry: Fintech