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Ricky Knox

Tandem Bank

London, UK

Founder & CEO

Tandem Bank

Ricky Knox

Biography

Ricky is a serial entrepreneur and has built multiple successful businesses. He has built five technology disruptors in fintech and telecoms and founded Tandem in 2013.

Ricky co-founded GSM Systems (a global mobile telephony network services provider) in 2003 and is a Director and Founder of Small World Financial Services Group (a global money transfer business with over £4bn of transfers) which is now Europe's largest independent Money Transfer operator. He also Founder and Non-Executive Director of Azimo, a social digital payments platform that enables simple, fast and secure remittances to 198 countries globally.

Ricky is also Managing Partner at Hexagon Partners, a specialist private equity firm which invests in financial technology.

Ricky holds an MBA from INSEAD.

Ricky Knox’s Newsfeed

AltFi
As fintech valuations soar, Tandem eyes fresh £80m+ funding round

2019 is turning out to be a pivotal year for Ricky Knox's bank.Tandem is looking to cash in on its recent flurry of activity in Europe and Hong Kong with the launch of a funding round, said to be larger than the £80m it raised in 2018.

Specialist Banking
Tandem introduces new savings account powered by AUTOSAVINGS

Ricky Knox, CEO and co-founder of Tandem, added: “All of Tandem’s products are designed so that we only gain when our customers gain. “With AUTOSAVINGS, we’re giving people the ultimate tool to build positive savings habits, earn interest and even absorb the costs associated with paying money into your Tandem account.”

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Ricky Knox’s Background

Founder & CEO
2013 - Present
London, UK
Tandem Money is an app-based, full-service retail bank with built-in budgeting features, such as alerts when bills increase or a payment comes in, advice on switching energy supplier and automatic advice on how much customers can afford to spend each month.
Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director
2012 - Present
London, UK
Azimo is an online remittance transfer service for customers who wish to make transactions to overseas accounts.
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Ricky Knox’s Education

MBA
2003 - 2003
BSc, Economics
1994 - 1998