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Leo Patching


Leo Patching is an operationally-savvy senior executive and entrepreneur with a keen passion for startups in a number of sectors, including Fintech, Cleantech & E-Commerce.

Leo Patching is an operationally-savvy senior executive and entrepreneur with a keen passion for startups in a number of sectors, including Fintech, Cleantech & E-Commerce. He has been a successful founder, investor, advisor, and board member for several early-stage and established businesses, helping founders focus on driving strategy, performance, innovation, and growth. In addition to having a keen grasp of financial matters, Leo is a thought partner for his clients both strategically and tactically.

Having led venture-backed startups in both the US & UK, Leo was most recently CEO of fintech innovator Digitzs, where he drove API-driven solutions to reduce the payments complexity faced by SaaS businesses and marketplaces. Other C-suite experience includes stints as CEO & board member of a leading solar leasing company, a partner in an investment platform, and CEO of a real estate consultancy providing financial solutions to asset owners. Leo also brings significant ESG and international experience to his engagements.

Leo is a native of the United Kingdom and holds a BComm in International Relations & Economics from the University of Westminster. He is located in the Bay Area.