VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#fintech–Progressa, a Vancouver and Toronto based financial technology company,
is pleased to announce that Philipp
Postrehovsky has joined the senior
management team as Senior Vice President of Marketing.
Postrehovsky is a product visionary, brand builder and an
award-winning marketer who has been involved in the Vancouver tech scene
for over 15 years. In 2013 he co-founded RentMoola, which continues to
be one of North America’s leading fintech companies with the mission to
eliminate the rent cheque and modernize rent collection for the
enterprise. He is also the founder of Grind For Kids, a program that
raised over $1 million for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and sits on
the Board of one of BC’s top independent schools.
Progressa’s CEO Ali Pourdad comments: “I am very pleased that we were
able to bring Philipp on to the Progressa senior management team. Over
the last 15 years, he has proven to be a thought leader in the fintech
space. His entrepreneurial experience adds significant value and will
benefit Progressa as we launch our financial technologies for the first
time to the market. Additionally, Philipp’s passion for marketing,
experience with brands, and knowledge of the fintech industry as a
whole, will serve him well in his new position, and makes him an ideal
leader for our organization moving forward.”
Mr. Postrehovsky spent the last 6 years with RentMoola as its Chief
Operating Officer. He holds a BA, Communications from Simon Fraser
University and has held prior roles with both Mogo Technologies and
Wonga Canada as a brand leader. He started his career at Electronic Arts.
In the summer of 2018 Progressa announced a $84 million funding round
co-led by Canaccord Genuity and Gravitas Securities and is expected to
near $100 million of loan funding before the end of 2018. With offices
in Vancouver and Toronto, the Company has over 120 team members and
continues to make significant investments in its proprietary credit
score that drives all of its enterprise software solutions.
About ProgressaNamed by CB Insights to the 2018 Fintech
250, a list of the world’s top fintech startups, Progressa is Canada’s
fastest growing financial technology lender focused on changing the way
pay cheque to pay cheque Canadians access and build credit. Since 2013,
our mission has been to build a socially responsible consumer finance
company that encourages borrowing for the right reasons and that
Canadians can be proud of. Our enterprise solutions suite, driven by the
4th Generation Progressa Score™, is built for collection agencies and
point of sale finance.
We empower collection agencies to offer proactive solutions and drive
healthy recoveries while protecting brand loyalty with industry leading
NPS and servicing. For point of sale finance we allow platform partners
and other originators to expand their merchant offerings to service
non-prime consumers and achieve industry leading approval rates.
Learn more: progressa.io
Philipp PostrehovskyMedia Relations[email protected]604.657.2775