Edinburgh, UK – November 25, 2019 – Monily SC Ltd, the maker of Shoppa, is proud to announce Peter Ellen and Ben Corrigan to the Board of Directors following the successful launch of the Shoppa App.
App Launch and nomination
Monily recently launched its Shoppa App with the mission of helping its customers get the best deals whilst minimizing waste on unwanted purchases and services by automating the process behind purchasing. The innovative App, which uses pioneering Machine Learning to process all the customers financial data on their Smartphone, was recently nominated for Mobile Start-up of the Year at the Scottish Start up awards. The App has gained significant downloads since its launch and has commissioned Pilot Fish Media, the Edinburgh based Social Media Agency, to run a Christmas campaign designed to build on its’ initial success. Stephen Gorman CEO of Pilot Fish Media said, “The whole team is excited to be part of the Shoppa story and to play it’s part in its growth story in 2020 and beyond.”
New Board Appointees
Monily welcomes to the Board start up luminaries, Peter Ellen and Ben Corrigan. Peter Ellen of Unicity Ventures, serial entrepreneur and former founder of Maxymser and Fopp Records, has been appointed Chairman. Peter said of his appointment, “Monily has a unique opportunity to join a cohort of companies shaking up financial services industry with disruptive technology and a laser focus on its customers.” Ben Corrigan joins the Board as a Non-Executive Director, Ben is a former Dragons Den winner while CEO of JoinPouch, a business he recently exited to the Global Savings Group. Adrian James (CEO) said of the appointments, “We are privileged to have Peter and Ben join us in this venture, they bring amazing experience and energy to our business. It is our ambition as a Board to build on these appointments to add more experience to what is already a stellar start up Board.”
Monily SC Ltd was founded in 2017 by Adrian James and Roman Popat with their vision is to build smarter Financial services applications that provides utility and value for today’s customer. Based in Edinburgh (UK), the company is backed by several prominent investors and has grown to seven staff from its inception. Monily is part of Scottish Enterprise’s High Growth Ventures program and the RBS Fintech Accelerator.