Tazapay was founded as an accessible platform that enables Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs) to conduct cross-border trade securely and effectively. It combines the latest financial tech and services for SMBs to carry out cross-border service trade while dealing with trusted businesses, minimising risk, and using modern B2B digital payment methods. Tazapay is a member of the Singapore FinTech Association.
Our founders are experienced leaders in prominent fintech and service companies around the world.
CEO & Co-Founder
Rahul is passionate about using the power of tech to solve real world problems and truly democratise commerce and trade. He has worked in payments for over 20 years at high growth companies including PayPal and Stripe. Throughout his corporate career he has strived to build high performance teams, develop talent and help people find their true worth. He hopes to create an organisation where people are proud of their craft, have deep respect for their colleagues and are truly driven to make an impact.
COO & Co-Founder
A second time entrepreneur with a long career in finance and an engineer at heart. Democratizing access to financial services is his passion. After 15 years in Citibank and Standard Chartered Bank, working on solving challenges for large corporations, his first entrepreneurial dive took him to the world of SMBs. The years spent there opened his eyes to the sheer size of the market, but also to all their pain points. He considers Tazapay an inspirational journey to unleash their immense potential through technology.
CTO & Co-Founder
An accomplished technology veteran, Arul has over 23 years of experience building and leading teams in full-cycle project management, strategic product development and marketing initiatives. He led the development of numerous high-profile products for Microsoft, Amazon and Grab, reaching millions of customers worldwide. Arul believes that technology can enrich and enhance people’s lives for good. He is a life long learner and is always looking for ways to learn new things.
Head of ProductLakshmi loves the product management craft and has worked on multiple roles across product and
thoroughly enjoys the process of putting the customer at the centre of everything and building commercially viable products. She has over 10 years of experience in payments at high growth companies including PayPal and NIUM. Through the course of her payments career, she has developed a great appreciation for the art of building fintech products which involve part tech and part regulatory solution.
UX DesignerTiffany is a user experience designer with years of experience working in Fintech. Designing with a keen focus
on design research and service design, she has launched various payment and insurance services in across South East Asia and Singapore.
MarketingMaria is a marketer and digital anthropologist who loves creative problem-solving and a good spreadsheet. When outside the office you can find her exploring Singapore’s incredible food and charming bookshops.
UX/UI DesignerSoo-Yeong is a UX/UI designer who creates designs that align with both heart and mind. She believes that
design should be useful and beautiful in equal parts. She appreciates passionate users for offering feedback, turning data into actionable insight and diving into user research.
Gopi is passionate about using tech to shape ideas to product. When not working, he’s consumed by books.
Software EngineerUmang is a technology enthusiast, always keen to learn and apply cutting edge technologies, specialises in
getting things done. Apart from that he is also a literature enthusiast and stand-up comedian.
Software EngineerSuveetha is passionate about work and sees it as a place to mentor and be mentored. She trusts the fact that friction free processes can bring magic. Apart from work, she is a foodie, loves good music, is curious to know different cultures and natural phenomenon and enjoys watching good movies.