Funding to payment startups exploded in 2014, more than doubling from 2013. As investment pours in, more VCs are becoming involved in prominent payments companies.
We used CB Insights’ Board of Directors search to highlight some of the most prominent investors and board members in the payments industry. Below is a graphic listing 6 of the venture investors most involved in payments and their corresponding board seats. Heading up our list is Matt Harris of Bain Capital Ventures, who sits on the board of 5 payments companies including Billtrust, Dwolla, and TxVia. The investors on our list come from a variety of top firms including Sequoia Capital, Index Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, and Bain Capital Ventures.
|Investor||Firm||Select Payments Board Seats|
||Billtrust, Dwolla, Chrome River Technologies, OpenFin|
|James Robinson||OLO, Achex, Boom Financial|
|Peter Bell||Bitnet Technologies, WePay, LevelUp|
|Michael Moritz||Green Dot, Stripe, Klarna|
|Jan Hammer||Adyen, OANDA, BitPay|
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