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DealMakers: Entrepreneur | Startups | Venture Capital

Michael Mueller On Raising $60 Million To Build The Future Of Payments In The Cloud

January 04, 2021

Michael Mueller is the cofounder and CEO of Form3 which is a cloud-native connectivity, payment processing, clearing and settlement services to Financial Institutions and Fintechs globally. His company, Form3 has raised $60M from top-tier investors like Mastercard, 83North, Draper Esprit, and Nationwide Building Society.

In this episode, you will learn:

* The keys to effective remote working
* Making and avoiding major pivots
* How to reach out and find out about new job openings
* His top advice for new entrepreneurs


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About Michael Mueller:
Michael set up Form3 after spending more than 25 years in executive positions with Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays. Most recently, he was Global Head of Cash Management and a Member of the Corporate Banking Executive at Barclays, where he had responsibility for the product management and distribution of the bank’s payment, corporate deposit and customer access products.

For many years Michael has been passionate about driving digital change and innovation in global banks and has sponsored many key initiatives in this area, including white-labeling, biometric security, and mobile payment/banking technology.

Re-engineering payment back-office systems in response to industry developments, customers demand, capacity constraints, cyber threats or cost challenges has been a strong focus of Michael's work during his time in financial services and as the CEO of Form3.

Michael holds a degree in Organisational Psychology and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD.
Connect with Michael Mueller:

* Crunchbase
* LinkedIn
* Twitter

Read the Full Transcription of the Interview:
Alejandro: Alrighty. Hello everyone, and welcome to the DealMakers show. Today we’re going to be talking a lot about payments and fintech, so I hope you’re all excited about this segment because there’s a lot going on here, from scaling to raising to moving from one country ...