Seedrs announces senior hires ahead of “major ramp-up of activity”

Former CEO of Picsolve Jeff Kelisky joins as COO, while Ricardo Brízido, formerly CTO of online beauty firm LIB Group, is appointed CTO

Seedrs, the Startups 100-listed equity crowdfunding site, has announced the appointment of two new hires to its senior management team ahead of a major ramp-up of activity this year.

Jeff Kelisky, formerly CEO of image capture business Picsolve, has taken up the role of COO and will oversee day-to-day operations at Seedrs, with the heads of product, development, technology, legal and marketing and business development reporting to him. Kelisky will be based in the company’s London headquarters.

Ricardo Brízido, formerly CTO of online beauty firm LIB Group, has been appointed as CTO and will lead all aspects of Seedrs technology strategy and operations. He will also be based in London and oversee and engineering team that is based both in London and Lisbon.

Kelisky said: “I am incredibly thrilled to join this exceptionally intelligent, passionate, and capable team to help drive Seedrs to the next level in serving entrepreneurs and investors.

Brízido added: “Seedrs has built an outstanding technological product, and the engineering team is made up of a group of outstanding developers.

“I am looking forward to building on this foundation to help the company scale its technology in line with its ambitious commercial goals, and to continue to deliver for entrepreneurs and investors a world-class online experience.”

 

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