Former Visa Executive Mike West joins Trice Technologies as a Strategic Advisor

Austin, 1st March2024: Trice, the modern real-time payments platform, today announces that Mike West, former VicePresident of Visa Direct, ex-PayPal, ex-American Express, has joined as a StrategicAdvisor.

Mike joins at a critical inflection point for the company, following the successful completion of an initial seed round, led by investors Diagram Ventures, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), and JAM FINTOP. With the addition of West, Trice will bolster its leadership team with extensive expertise in the payments industry including B2C, B2B, P2P, and A2A money movement.

Mike brings over 10 years from Visa and as Vice President of Visa Direct, a global real-time money movement platform, where he oversaw the launch of new products, use cases and growth of US and International markets. Prior to Visa, Mike spent 4 years leading Product Marketing at PayPal, where he supported the company’s successful launch of new digital payments solutions and services and subsequent rapid global expansion.

Commenting on his role of Strategic Advisor at Trice, Mike West said: “I have been impressed by Trice’s innovative APIs and cloud-native platform that make it easy for development teams to incorporate real-time payments networks, including RTP® from The Clearing House and the FedNow® Service. Trice's modern payments platform and real-time payments gateway provides fast, simple, and secure instant money transfer solutions for account-to-account bank transfers. They manage performance at the most granular level, yet abstract away complexity for their customers. I’m excited to support the team.”

Founder and CEO of Trice,Doug Yeager, commented: “Mike’s deep knowledge of the payments industry, combined with his track record of helping launch and scale new businesses will be pivotal for Trice as we prepare for expansion. Having Mike onboard will be instrumental in helping us shape our commercial and GTM roadmap in order to realize our mission to provide the capabilities for instant deposits, fast bank transfers, request for pay, and quicker access to funds through a simple API integration.

About Trice:

Committed to reshaping the landscape of financial transactions, Trice leverages innovative technology to provide a seamless, efficient, and secure API-driven platform for real-time payments. With a mission to enable high-impact use cases for real-time bank payments, Trice is at the forefront of changing the way businesses and consumers experience the speed and convenience of modern payment solutions. For more information about Trice, please visit

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