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PayTouch

Revolutionary biometric payment and loyalty system, we replace your wallet with your fingerprints. Easy, fast, safe and convenient.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Business Products
  • Location Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant, Temple Street, New Haven, CT, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2009
  • Employees 10
  • Website pay-touch.com

Company Summary

The PayTouch system allows the user to be identified, obtain priority access, make payments as well as benefit from loyalty schemes and many more services, using only their fingers, without the need to carry cash or cards. In addition, the user can access his private area in the web in order to modify or visualise, at any time and in any place, all the transactions that have been carried out.

Team

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    German Ruiz
    Chief Technology Officer

    German Ruiz was born in Barcelona in 1983. He received the BSc/MSc in electronic engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 2004 and 2009, respectively. Between 2004 and 2006, he worked as software engineer in Sharp. In 2005, he joined the Department of Electronic Engineering (UPC) where he was involved in MCIA Group as a Researcher and Teacher. In 2010, he joined PayTouch, as CTO.

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    Ignacio Molinario
    Chief Legal Officer

    Born in 1979 in Barcelona. Earned a degree in law at the University of Barcelona in 2004, and an LLM Degree at Duke University (USA), and Master in Corporate Finance & Law in 2008 at ESADE. Extensive experience being partner at several law firms at the Barcelona area. Expertise in commercial law, legal advice start-ups and corporate management. Practice also in civil procedural law, both corporate and individual level, in all kinds of lawsuits.

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    Javier Peso
    Chief Executive Officer

    Telecom Engineer from Polytechnic University of Catalonia and currently studying an Executive MBA at ESADE Business School. He began his activity in the electronics and semiconductors industry having always very strong relationship with new technologies. He worked for top multinational companies and was responsible for Portugal and Spanish markets. In late 2009 he co-founded, with other partners, his own company and became CEO of PayTouch.

Advisors

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    Ignacio Molinario
    Lawyer
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Previous Investors

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    Spanish Ministry of Industry (Avanza R&D)
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    ENISA (Emprendedores)
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    CDD Investments
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