Pavel Matveev

CEO and Co-Founder at Wirex
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Pavel is a firm advocate for the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies, and in 2014, co-founded Wirex, a crypto payments platform, as a solution to the then complex process of buying crypto. He brings 15 years experience in software development and IT management from his previous work at Barclays Capital, Morgan Stanley and BNP Paribas. He has published numerous articles in key international publications from City A.M. to Asia Times, and is a highly sought-after speaker at blockchain and payments conferences around the world, having spoken at Money 20/20 Europe, Paris Fintech Forum and Finsum Japan about cryptocurrency, fintech, business and the economy.

At Wirex, Pavel leads a team of over 300 dedicated and engaged employees, including over 100 highly skilled engineers and developers based in Eastern Europe. He is responsible for the high-level functioning and growth of the company, focusing on new product development and platform evolution.

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  • Centralised exchanges are not guaranteed to be safe, but growing governmental regulation and oversight is attempting to separate the good and bad crypto players and put in place a structure that reassures businesses and customers that want to operate in the space, says Pavel Matveev, CEO and Co-Founder of Wirex. - The New Indian Express, 11/07/22

  • Pavel Matveev of digital exchange Wirex advises buyers to hedge their bets. He said: “It’s important to diversify your crypto portfolios with different altcoins to mitigate risks.” - Forbes Advisor, 05/09/22

  • “The news is a positive move for the crypto industry and gets us closer to achieving our ultimate goal which is mass adoption,” Pavel Matveev, CEO of crypto payments firm Wirex , tells Verdict.

    “This is a bold step from Google that will set the tone for other big companies to follow.” - Verdict, 12/10/22

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