Lara Gilman


Head of New Ventures

Lara has worked in finance and payments for more than decade, specialising in how technology can make finance more accessible to both consumers and SMEs. At iwoca, she launched a new product – iwocaPay – a payment solution that makes it easier for businesses to get invoices paid. She also led the definition of iwoca’s strategy in 2019 which supported the successful application for £10m of grant funding from Banking Competition Remedies (BCR) Ltd. Before iwoca, she co-founded Yooz; an international remittance service that connects the UK to India, specialising in using technology and state-of-art payments infrastructure to make low-value transactions accessible for all. Prior to this she supported 25+ mobile network operators in 18 countries to launch and scale mobile money services - an industry with now over 1 billion accounts globally. 

Event Sessions Featuring Lara Gilman


B2B Buy Now Pay Later's Moment To Shine?

AltFi Lending Summit 2022 - Thursday 3 November 2022


Embedded Finance's Moment To Shine?

AltFi Festival of Finance 2022 - Wednesday 27 April 2022

Articles Featuring Lara Gilman