PayPal poaches Wells Fargo’s Peggy Mangot for enterprise capital workforce

PayPal poaches Wells Fargo’s Peggy Mangot for enterprise capital workforce

An indication is posted outdoors of the PayPal headquarters in San Jose, California.Justin Sullivan | Getty PhotographsPayPal has employed Peggy Ma

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An indication is posted outdoors of the PayPal headquarters in San Jose, California.

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PayPal has employed Peggy Mangot, a former entrepreneur who led the event of a standalone cell banking app at Wells Fargo, for its inside enterprise capital workforce, CNBC has discovered.

Mangot lately joined the web funds big as working associate of PayPal Ventures, in response to folks with data of the transfer. Within the VC world, working companions usually act as a major liaison with portfolio firms and work to extend the worth of the start-ups.

A PayPal spokeswoman confirmed the rent and declined to make Mangot obtainable for an interview.

At Wells Fargo, Mangot was a senior vp who helped develop Greenhouse, a fee-free cell banking app that aimed to assist youthful customers and gig economic system employees construct accountable spending habits. Like the same JPMorgan Chase effort known as Finn, the app competed with the financial institution’s major retail banking choices in some methods, and Wells Fargo stopped accepting new clients for it final month.

Mangot, who additionally based micro-investing start-up SparkGift and was head of a funds and commerce partnerships workforce at Google, joined Wells Fargo in 2016, shortly after the creation of the financial institution’s innovation workforce.

PayPal, a pioneer in on-line funds, went public in 2002, was acquired by eBay shortly after, and was spun off in 2015. The San Jose-based firm is on a tear, posting report quarterly outcomes final month because the coronavirus pandemic accelerated e-commerce and digital funds traits. PayPal’s $231 billion market capitalization is bigger than each U.S. financial institution apart from JPMorgan Chase.

PayPal’s enterprise capital arm focuses on early spherical investments in fintech start-ups which have strategic relevance to the funds agency, its retailers or clients. Portfolio firms embody investing app Acorns, retail returns service Blissful Returns and European digital financial institution Monese.

Disclosure: NBCUniversal and Comcast Ventures are buyers in Acorns.



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