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Hyung Choi

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, US

Founder & CEO, MoneyPod. Previously Head of U.S. Prepaid Products, Visa Inc..

Founder & CEO, MoneyPod. Previously Head of U.S. Prepaid Products, Visa Inc..

2 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Product
I have an idea I'm commited to
Not currently looking for a cofounder

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Product

Involved In


MoneyPod Inc.


Founder & CEO MoneyPod Inc. January 2013 - present
Head of U.S. Prepaid Products Visa June 2010 - December 2012
Head of Consumer Prepaid Products Visa September 2008 - May 2010
Head of General Purpose Prepaid Products Visa December 2007 - September 2008
VP, Payment Network Manager Wells Fargo October 2004 - May 2007
Department Head, Consumer Debit Products Visa August 2001 - July 2004
Various (Director, Business Development), AdviceAmerica November 1999 - December 2000
Various (Product Management & Product Marketing) Visa August 1995 - November 1999


University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Other Engineering
  • • Marketing
  • • UI/Design
Advisor With
  • • Marketing
  • • Fundraising
  • • User Interface Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Financial Services
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Enterprise software • Management • Analytics • Entrepreneurship • Mobile payments

Key Accomplishments

I am a consumer payments veteran having worked at various leading firms. Most recently, I served as Visa Inc.’s U.S. Head of Prepaid Products where I was responsible for the firms U.S. prepaid business. In this role, I was responsible for all aspects of the Consumer, Corporate and Public Sector Businesses which included the GPR, Gift, College, Teen, Payroll, Incentive, Healthcare FSA, Healthcare HSA, and Govt Disbursements product lines.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Hungry, passionate, desire to achieve, committed, team player.

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Chris Britt
We worked together
Hyung is an amazing business exec and has been a great partner of mine over the years. He knows payments as well as anyone and brings a gre ... at combo of product know-how, biz dev & strategy. I'd strongly recommend him to prospective partners. He's passionate about this new business opportunity and left a great gig to get it started. You should take a meeting with him!
Ram Palaniappan
We worked together
Hyung has a ton of relevant background and information on the opportunity from his time at Visa.