Erevena Assist Varo Money in Hiring CPO

Erevena Assist Varo Money in Hiring CPO

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John Vars joins Varo Money as Chief Product Officer.

Varo is singularly focused on building a compelling and comprehensive mobile banking experience that will help millennials in the US take control of their finances. Its developing intuitive and personalized solutions for simplifying and automating routine planning and transactional tasks, creating ways to make it really easy to control spending, set and achieve savings goals, and reduce debt. With a stellar Executive team hired from the likes of VISA, LendingClub and Amex, and with the Financial Services veteran Colin Walsh at the helm, Varo attracted a seed investment of $27m from Warburg Pincus and engaged Erevena to add a Chief Product Officer to its ranks.

We took John Vars from TaskRabbit where, as Chief Product Officer, he took responsibility for company strategy, product vision & roadmap, and ultimately execution. In leading Engineering, Design, Product, and Data Science he delivered 4x revenue growth in the first year. He previously founded Dogster which he exited to Say Media in 2011 where he continued to run Product Management before joining Task Rabbit.

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