Ian Foley is SVP of business development at Uphold, a Fintech payment services firm that has powered over $5 billion in transactions across 184 countries. Businesses use Uphold to add new payment services to their product, reduce business banking costs, or increase consumer access to their digital assets (e.g. cryptocurrency, tokenized securities). Ian has founded or lead sales in four startups focused on big data, machine learning and ad technology resulting in 3x M&A and 1x IPO. With an earlier career as a venture capitalist, Ian is currently an angel investor in enterprise AI and blockchain startups.