From virtual to reality: Jackie Bona’s quest to bring crypto into the real world
When it comes to building a successful, sustainable business in crypto, few components are as important as the team guiding the project forward.
Alongside its backers—established VCs like a16z and SVAngel, as well as celebrities like Kevin Durant, Diddy, and Casey Neistat—the Valora team has continually worked toward its mission to reduce friction and unlock crypto access for the masses.
Who’s at the helm leading these efforts?
A child of Filipino immigrants. A former student of the University of Cambridge, UCSB, and UCLA. An international businesswoman with over 15 years of expertise in international go-to-market strategy and product marketing at tech companies, including senior positions at Spotify, Twitter, and Google.
Meet Jackie Bona. She’s here to bring crypto into the real world.
This week, Valora's CEO and Co-founder Jackie Bona is profiled in Blockworks, detailing her early struggles sending money back home to the Philippines to her career building borderless payments at Valora.
You can read the full feature on Blockworks today.