Liquidity Infrastructure for


Ponto, meaning bridge in Esperanto, links global financial products to local economies through pluggable liquidity. We focus on the foundational regulation and infrastructure for new financial technologies so entrepreneurs and enterprises can create great experiences for their customers.

We manage and eliminate the financial and non-financial risk involved with deploying these experiences around the world.

This way, new financial technology can deliver on the promise of improving and democratizing access to the economy for everyone.

We are fortunate to be backed by the best firms and individuals with deep expertise across our focus areas. Thank you for being a part of this story.

The Team

Ponto is built by a team of successful hands-on entrepreneurs and financial technology veterans. The team previously worked at institutions such as Wilson Sonsini, the U.S. Department of Justice, Latham and Watkins, J.P. Morgan, Rothschild, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Bridgewater, Five Rings, Visa, Citi, Facebook, Celo, Apple, Google, Square, and Stripe.


Board Advisors

Michael Stoppelman

SVP Engineering, Yelp

Michael Clawar

VP of Data, Altus Group

Giuseppe Stuto

Founder, 186

Aadil Mamujee

Head of Product, WordPress

Casey Neistat


Josh Kaplan

Partner, Wilson Sonsini

Mitchell Kogan

Product, OpenSea

Julian Fialkow

Founder, 186

Jai Ramaswamy

CLO, Andreessen Horowitz

Bradley Riss


Katie Hall

Founder, Hall Capital

Nate Gonzalez

Director of Product, Novi

We're assembling the founding members of the team, and are looking for individuals with diverse perspectives and useful experience that can share in and execute on Ponto's mission.

You don't need to have experience with fintech or blockchain, though that is valuable, but you will be passionate about financial inclusion and building a service with global reach. You will be ready to thrive in an unstructured environment, be used to taking initiative, and have amazing attention to detail.

You'll help set our destiny, you'll create just enough process to get stuff done, you'll have fun, and will always assume good intent.

Interested? Come join us!

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