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Paul Chapman


Paul Chapman, Chief Executive and Founder, Moneytree

Paul cofounded Moneytree KK, a startup with the mission of bringing people and financial institutions closer together, in 2012.

Moneytree provides you with a comprehensive picture of your personal finances in one convenient place on iOS, Android and web.

In October of 2015, Moneytree KK became the first startup to receive simultaneous investment from all three Japanese Megabanks (Mizuho Capital, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, and SMBC Venture Capital), in a funding round led by Salesforce.com.

In March of 2017, Moneytree closed its Series B funding round, led by SBI, and included reinvestment from the Series A participants, while adding three of Japan’s top regional banks and noted institutional investor Baillie Gifford.

Moneytree KK’s proprietary data aggregation platform, Moneytree Link, has over a 25 major corporate clients, including Japan’s two largest accounting software vendors and industry-first inbound APIs with Mizuho Bank and SMBC.

Moneytree now has over 1,500,000 users on iOS, Android and the web, and reaches millions more connected through Moneytree LINK.

Originally from Melbourne, Paul attained a Bachelor in Business, Banking & Finance and a Diploma in Language (Japanese) from Monash University. Paul has spent two decades working to bridge Australia and Japan.

His first startup, cvMail, was acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2007. Prior to starting Moneytree, Paul served as IT Director at En World; and in 2009, started Long Weekend LLC, a software development firm focused on creating products for the emerging mobile market.

These days, Paul splits his time between continuing Moneytree’s growth in Japan, and working hard to bring Moneytree’s vision of financial data portability back to his home market of Australia.

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Paul Chapman, Chief Executive and Founder, Moneytree

Paul cofounded Moneytree KK, a startup with the mission of bringing people and financial institutions closer together, in 2012.

Originally from Melbourne, Paul attained a Bachelor in Business, Banking & Finance and a Diploma in Language (Japanese) from Monash University. Paul has spent two decades working to bridge Australia and Japan.

His first startup, cvMail, was acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2007. Prior to starting Moneytree, Paul served as IT Director at En World; and in 2009, started Long Weekend LLC, a software development firm focused on creating products for the emerging mobile market.

These days, Paul splits his time between continuing Moneytree’s growth in Japan, and working hard to bring Moneytree’s vision of financial data portability back to his home market of Australia.