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Goulimis
Nicky Goulimis
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Co-Founder & COO, Nova Credit, USA
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Nicky Goulimis is the co-founder of Nova Credit, the world’s cross-border consumer reporting agency. Nova Credit has built a global infrastructure of credit bureau data which it delivers to lenders and landlords so that they can finally acquire and serve immigrant customers. Nova Credit’s mission is to “enable immigrants to access capital to realize their potential”, and has partnered with organizations such as American Express and other global partners. Nova Credit has emerged as one of the most promising financial technology companies from Silicon Valley in the last few years, and raised over $70M from investors including General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins, Index Ventures, Y Combinator and many more. Prior to Nova Credit, Nicky was a consultant at Bain & Company where she served a number of European Retail Banks. Nicky began her career in the international development space working for Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture on its small holder farmer financial access initiatives, as well as for a Ugandan NGO. Nicky is from Greece originally and grew up in the U.K. She holds a BA from Cambridge and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she was awarded the Miller Social Change Leadership Award.