Our Mission

The world of online payments has become extremely complex over the past decades, leading to a steep decrease in its overall performance. The abundance of payment methods used around the world and entities involved in payment processing, although convenient for consumers, poses a serious challenge for merchants who operate in many different markets. What works perfectly in one place, might be useless in another and, in fact, hamper commercial performance. In consequence, payments have become one of the weakest links in the e-commerce value chain. Our mission is to change it. We aim to make online payments convenient, effective, and secure. Around the world, around the clock. 

Our Vision

Since 2017, we have been developing a suite of payment, optimisation, and fraud prevention solutions that, when combined, give merchants the ability to collect payments with top effectiveness and cost efficiency wherever in the world they choose to do business. We want to give our clients a powerful payment orchestration platform that would meet all of their payment-related needs at all stages of their commercial growth. Available through a single, easy integration; ready for the goals and challenges ahead, end-user-friendly in every corner of the world.   

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Meet our leaders

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Michał Jędraszak

Chief Executive Officer
Michał is an experienced executive who combines his deep technical background with outstanding business savviness. Prior to joining Straal, he had developed his managerial and analytical skills at a top tier consulting firm – The Boston Consulting Group – where he specialised in strategic advisory for the financial services sector.
He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London.
Matthijs Pronk Chief Commercial Officer Straal

Matthijs Pronk

Chief Commercial Officer
Matthijs is a fintech executive witch close to 14 years experience in building successful commercial teams. He worked for PSP’s and acquiring banks both in The Netherlands and the UK, and has a passion for the fintech industry, payments and gets energy from being close to customers and delivering solutions & needs for their businesses to flourish.
Stephen Buechner Chief Risk & Compliance Officer Straal

Stephen Buechner

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
Stephen is a seasoned payment industry manager with extensive experience in risk and compliance. Throughout the past 20 years, he has held diverse top-level managerial positions in some of the world’s leading financial institutions, including Ingenico Group, Global Collect, Paysafe Group, Barclays and Citi.
His mission at Straal is to lead the organization through the transition from an advanced gateway provider into a leading payment orchestration company and a premium partner of major card organizations.
Tomasz Boboli VP of Engineering at Straal

Tomasz Boboli

VP of Engineering
Tomasz started his career as a software engineer over 15 years ago. After gaining experience in the field of technical leadership and project management, he began to hold senior management positions at companies such as Vienna Insurance Group, Atende Software and Aurea Software. He created IT solutions for various industries: from defence, payment systems, insurance, energy to software for enterprises.

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