Elizabeth is the CEO and Founder of BitPesa, a frontier market digital payment platform. Founded in Kenya in 2013, BitPesa operates across six African countries, the UK and Europe. With a Head Office now in Luxembourg, a license from the UK's FCA and trading offices in Nigeria, Senegal and Kenya, BitPesa has built infrastructure across two continents to offer instant, efficient, local currency digital payments in every major African and G20 currency. Working with some of East and West Africa's best banks, mobile money networks and payment platforms, BitPesa offers its clients easy access to frontier markets. Investing early in a strong compliance framework, BitPesa partners with Central Banks across the region to create clear frameworks for its digital currency payment provider model. BitPesa uses bitcoin to connect with global FX brokers for many of its trades, as well as offering liquidity for bitcoin in all of its markets. As an Authorized Payment Institution, BitPesa also settles in fiat currencies. Clients include multinationals operating in frontier markets, money transfer operators looking for compliant payout partners with deep liquidity and cutting-edge businesses looking for digital solutions across the region. Shareholders include Digital Currency Group, Draper Ventures, Blockchain Capital, Pantera Capital Management, BitFury and Greycroft Partners.