Roy Sosa
Roy Sosa is a "social capitalist" committed to the empowerment of the underserved. In 1999 he co-founded NetSpend Corporation -- now the nation's largest prepaid debit card provider targeting the un-banked. In 2006 he launched MPOWER Ventures, a double-bottom-line venture capital fund created to make investments in early-stage companies innovating financial products and services for the underserved. The portfolio companies of MPOWER Ventures now span four continents and are providing affordable, accessible, and empowering products to underserved markets worldwide. Roy is passionate about entrepreneurship and is one of the original founders of RISE. His vision is a world in which socially-minded capitalists harness the creativity and power of the market to solve our planet's most pressing problems.
Stage of Entrepreneurship: Current business owner