Singapore, October 1, 2012 - Today, Get2Volume - an early stage technology investor and incubator - announced the addition of key participants enabling it to meet the demand of microelectronic entrepreneurs seeking funding and growth in the secure payment/business transaction space. Matt Quinlan, CTO of Visa, and Ontrack Advisory Pte Ltd – along with the existing Get2Volume advisors - enable Get2Volume to incubate a wider range of companies. Whilst Get2Volume maintains its focus on business-to-business microelectronic-centric opportunities, Get2Volume now has the unique capability to work with microelectronic-companies targeting secure/mobile payment solutions such as NFC (Near Field Communication), EMV-based and other chip payment solutions, and identity/authentication services. With microelectronics being a key enabler to payment and identity solutions, the addition of the new participants introduces an exciting and experienced group of individuals to work with Get2Volume’s existing and new portfolio companies.
Matt Quinlan was appointed to the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Visa Inc. in June 2008 and is responsible for developing and aligning Visa's technology strategy with Visa Inc.'s business goals and brand promise. This includes Visa Inc.'s technology strategy and planning functions, enterprise architecture, technology research and development and investment portfolio planning and management Prior to his role as Visa’s CTO, Quinlan was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Visa International Asia Pacific based in Singapore. “Bringing together microelectronics and secure payment capabilities is enabling a new area of business transaction solutions,” said Quinlan. ‘As an advisor and mentor at Get2Volume, we are bringing these capabilities together to grow next generation, innovative companies”.