We are excited to announce our opening keynote for NEST Flight 2023 - Jeremy Almond, co-founder and CEO of Paystand!
Almond founded Paystand in 2014, and today this fintech startup is the world’s largest (B2B) Business-to-Business network running on a commercial blockchain. An acknowledged industry expert in blockchain and payments technology, he co-hosts ReDeFined, a new podcast focusing on real stories of the blockchain and the future of finance. With Paystand, he is leading the B2B DeFi movement and rebooting the commercial finance industry.
In August 2022, Paystand acquired LATAM-based Yaydoo, enabling the company to reach unicorn status. In 2022 for the third straight year, Paystand was named to the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies.
Prior to Paystand, Almond spent 15 years as a serial entrepreneur and startup advisor, coaching SMBs and large companies on how to be successful with quicker access to capital. He has helped dozens of B2B companies drive adoption of digital commerce, and is still an active board member at a number of fintech companies. Almond holds a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering from the University of California and a master’s in business from the University of Massachusetts.