We started Cambrist with the goal of making foreign currency payments as easy and transparent as paying in cash, but with the security and reliability associated with the best in modern electronic payments. Cambrist is a fintech startup, backed by leading payments industry veterans, with teams in Dublin, Ireland and Austin, Texas. 

Our vision is to fundamentally change the current model of international card payments by empowering banks and processors around the world to take control of the foreign exchange rates applied to their cardholders’ international payment transactions.


Leadership Team


Jacob Claflin – is the CEO and Founder of Cambrist. Jacob has nearly 20 years of experience leading businesses in card issuance, acquiring and transaction processing, including multi-currency travel card programs with leading banks and travel industry partners.


Blake Newman – is Head of Product and co-founder of Cambrist. Blake has nearly 15 years of experience in transaction banking and payment technology, including leading design & implementation of multi-currency travel products with top tier clients around the globe.

Victor Mikhailov – is the CTO and co-founder of Cambrist. Victor has over 20 years of experience in software application development of which the last 14 years he spent building systems for the payment card industry with a focus on international multi-currency processing.