VANCOUVER, March 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Fineqia International Inc. (the "Company" or "Fineqia") (CSE: FNQ) (OTCPink: FNQQF) (Frankfurt: FNQA) today welcomes former CEO of E-Trade UK (a joint venture with E-TRADE Financial Corporation – stylized as E*TRADE), Julian Costley, to its board of advisors.
E*TRADE UK is the UK's first all-internet stockbroking firm. He was also a country manager at Thomson Reuters Corporation before creating his own TV channel on BSB (later BSkyB). He then went on to hold the role of UK CEO of France Telecom's Globecast UK Ltd. satellite company.
Since then he has invested in 18 companies and became chairman/NED or adviser to many more focusing on the telecoms, media (TV and publishing on and offline), financial services, and consumer internet markets in the UK, Netherlands, Scandinavia, France, Canada and China.
Mr. Costley is an occasional lecturer/mentor/MBA course judge at London Business School, EDHEC Business School (Nice), Said (Oxford University), UM (Barcelona), Skema Business School (Sophia Antipolis) and Universidad de Deusto (San Sebastian). Mr. Costley is currently working on a book on crowdfunding, commissioned by UK publishers Pan Macmillan Publishers.
"Julian's experience in bringing positive disruption to finance industry through setting up E*TRADE UK empowering individuals to take control of their financial futures, is going to be a great asset to our team working towards reinventing the world of investing. His experience in spotting great startup ideas, getting them funded, and accelerating growth will also prove invaluable in helping the companies we work with, and making sure they are successful in their funding rounds," said Fineqia's CEO Bundeep Singh Rangar.
Fineqia's board of advisors and its members are not officers or directors of the Company.
About Fineqia International Inc.
Fineqia's business model is to provide an online platform and associated services for the placement of debt and equity securities, initially in the UK. The platform will transparently highlight the risks and objectively outline opportunities involved. For more information, visit www.fineqia.com.
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