Innovation on the last mile of payments
Board of advisors
Founder & CEO, International Accelerator (investor)
Expert on technology-based economic development, business acceleration, and Angel investing. Specializes in strategic business planning and development, and economic research & analysis.
One of the seven top global futurists in the Millennium issue of Businessweek feature, “What Technology Will Be Like in 100 Years”. Mr. Smith co-led the first-ever US industry wide roadmap to chart the United States regaining the lead in the semiconductor industry and was one of the principal designers and architects at In-Q-Tel. Mr. Smith has served as CEO and President in various technology companies.
Carl J. Mehlman
After an accomplished 30-year career leading private start-ups and diverse public businesses to great achievement, consistently growing revenue and delivering strong profitability, Carl launched his second career, devoted to serving others. Carl initially chose “7 Mindsets”, a personal development and educational program, as the foundation of his mission to inspire individuals to lead happier and more successful lives.
Carl J. Mehlman
Major Investor, BOD, Harvard Law School graduate, has practiced corporate and securities law for 25+ years. Known as a leader in the Texas venture capital and private equity community. Represents over 70 large funds around the world.
Background in organizational and financial management
Executive Education from Harvard University (USA)
M.B.A. from Rice University (USA)
B.A. in Law & Int’l Relationships
Specializes in management, finance and team building;
Expertise in managing both start-ups and corporations;
Winner of awards in operational excellence;
Over 15 years in leading technology driven companies.
Background in computer science and digital marketing
M.S. in Data Management
B.A. in Computer Engineering (Artificial Neural Networks)
B.A. in Economic Studies (Digital Marketing)
Specializes in digital development and AI;
Winner of 30 awards in technology;
Over 10 years experience in IT;