Hany Rashwan was the founder/CEO of Payout.com, an API for loan disbursements, repayments and compliance for online lenders. Previously he founded Ribbon, which built the first 'buy buttons' on Facebook & Twitter. He attended Columbia University, where he studied history.
2017 Forbes 30 under 30, Rashwan, a Cairo, Egypt native, built the first in-stream social commerce "buy buttons" on Twitter and Facebook through his startup Ribbon in 2012. He later left Columbia University to found his second startup Payout. com, whose payouts, disbursements and compliance API are used by top online lenders, such as LendUp and Prosper. The five-person startup completed AngelPad's accelerator program and has raised $4.75 million, led by Tim Draper of Draper Associates. Payout moved more than $50 million in loans over the past year.