Big Picture – A Deep Dive Examination of NetCents
How it Started...
…how everything innovative and magical usually starts. With a what if.
What if paying could be easier?
What if we could make it so that everything was all in one place?
So that everyone can have the freedom to choose, not be frustrated with wait times, fees or have to go to 4 different places to do the same thing: pay.
What started out as an idea quickly turned into reality.
We have built a universal cryptocurrency payments infrastructure that optimizes your ROI through easy, convenient, and secure payments – all around the globe. User-friendly, developer friendly, and tech-illiterate friendly, NetCents is making life simple for your business and your everyday.
We are a world-class team of elite engineers, thought leaders, coffee lovers, meme enthusiasts, and techies that have one thing in common: to make it easier to accept payments online.
We’re outside the box thinkers who know that there’s always a simpler way, a smarter way, to make payments. We give you to the tools to build what you need – a better way to accept payments and the power to Pay. Your Way.
Instant settlements provide merchants guaranteed protection against market-volatility and liquidity issues associated with processing cryptocurrency transactions. Merchants are now able to take advantage of all the benefits of lower fees, faster processing, and leverage the liquidity of ‘crypto-to-fiat or crypto-to-crypto’ settlement without being exposed to the risks or the price fluctuations inherent with cryptocurrencies.
Regardless of the crypto or fiat currency merchants choose to settle in, the NetCents platform completes the settlement instantaneously. No fuss, no muss, no stress. NetCents handles everything in the backend and guarantees the price of the cryptocurrency transaction in real-time. This provides our merchants peace of mind and guaranteed protection against market volatility and illiquidity issues with cryptocurrency.
Clayton is an entrepreneur with over 15 years’ of industry-leading experience in the payments space. In 2003, Clayton founded Cybux, a payment platform focusing on the service industry – a gift card platform that is still being used today in many top Canadian restaurants and chains. In 2006, Clayton sold Cybux and founded NetCents. NetCents was founded on Clayton's belief that the payment industry was ripe for disruption. NetCents has pivoted multiple times over the years as new technologies and opportunities have come to market. Today, NetCents the transactional hub for all cryptocurrency payments. In addition to his development of innovative payment platforms, Clayton is involved in the online gaming industry. Clayton implemented payment platform solutions for some of the world’s largest poker-sites. Clayton currently consults with Fortune 500 corporations on their integration and payment needs and has been consulting with one of the largest resorts and casino’s in the world, MGM Resorts International.
Gord brings over 25 years’ of management and entrepreneurial experience to his position as President and COO of NetCents. He has held senior management positions with major Canadian lending institutions and GE Capital Insurance. He has been involved with companies in both the private and public markets and is knowledgeable about reporting, governance, regulatory, and compliance related issues. With extensive practical experience in economic analysis, risk assessment, project financing, internet revenue modelling, interactive website design as well as developing business/revenue models for a variety of companies and business ventures in such diversified industries as: Energy Technology, Retail Grocery, E-commerce, Television and Education, Gord brings to the team an extensive and accomplished track record to NetCents. Gord has Degrees and/or Diplomas from the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University and the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Chief Revenue Officer
Jenn is an award-winning strategist with over 11 years’ experience in corporate and campaign strategy at top agencies in North America working with a range of clients from local bricks and mortar businesses to major Fortune 500 clients. In 2011, Jenn founded Indaba Digital, a relationship marketing agency specializing in connecting brands and consumers in a meaningful way with end-to-end digital marketing solutions, driving revenue maximizing the impact of clients marketing investment. In 2016, Jenn co-founded Grown Here Farms, a global agriculture company with regionalized growing and distribution, providing fresh, local products from small, family farms. As Chief Revenue Officer of NetCents Technology, Jenn conceptualizes and manages innovative strategies and campaigns to drive partner acquisition, revenue, user growth, and brand awareness for NetCents. Jenn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Economics from Simon Fraser University.
Chief Technology Officer
Mehdi is a serial entrepreneur and brings over 20 years’ of IT experience to the NetCents team. Having worked with a diverse field of companies, from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. In 2000, Mehdi started Globalsys, a IT Solution services agency focusing on assisting companies with their IT needs from custom coded applications to complete infrastructure planning and setup. In 2004, Mehdi co-founded Persel Media, a marketing and merchandising agency that worked with companies to get their products on the shelves of large retailers. In his IT tenure, Mehdi strategized and the implementation of two data centres for SAP and another hosting provider. Having been involved in the crypto and blockchain space since 2008, Mehdi brings a deep understanding of cryptocurrency and related technologies to the team.
Chief Financial Officer
Christopher is a CPA having obtained the Chartered Accountant designation in February 2009 and the Certified General Accountant designation in 2004. He has over 14 years of corporate accounting and audit experience and has acted as Director, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary for several public companies. In his former experience as an auditor, he held positions with KPMG and Davidson and Co. LLP in Vancouver, where he gained experience as an IPO specialist and auditor for junior public companies.