Lilia Stoyanov

Lilia Stoyanov

CEO and angel investor at Transformify

Lilia Stoyanov is a chief executive officer and angel investor at Transformify. A fintech and digital transformation expert, she is also a professor at Zigurat Business School and expert evaluator Horizon 2020 at the European Commission. She received the 2013 Coca-Cola Enterprises Finance Excellence Award, the 2017 First Women Award and the 2018 Female Entrepreneur Enterprise Award in the UK.

Founded in 2015, Transformify global recruitment platform empowers diversity recruitment and financial inclusion. It focuses on providing job opportunities and access to the financial system to people in need while helping employers to source top talent and run their CSR ( corporate social responsibility) programs. Transformify expanded to 150+ countries in just 3 years and added a number of brands to its portfolio, including:


Refugees and economic migrants are provided with an access to remote work and a secure payment linked to a prepaid card even if they don't have a bank account.

RebuildLives ranks in Top25 solutions for refugees and economic migrants.

Market Entry Pack for Startups

To enter and validate new markets on a tight budget, startups receive a comprehensive pack of services including sourcing freelancers, billing/self-billing, money transfers and coworking office with no long-term commitment. This cuts the cost by 80% on average versus the traditional approach.

Service Optimizer

Ranking in Top 10 Fintech Innovations in the UK, ServiceOptimizer is a marketplace matching highly-skilled experts and consultants with the employers worldwide looking for people with their specific skill sets. Billing / self-billing, payment guarantee and payment transfers worldwide are included in the package.


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