About Mark Bradbury
A former professional squash player, I have 30 years experience in starting, working in and running Financial Solutions providers. during this time I have signed contracts in 46 countries around the world.
Currently Director and Founder Apply Financial at Accuity after a successful company sale in March 2020. Apply and Accuity combined are a global provider of Payments Validation, Enrichment and Conversion tools for banks, non banking financial institutions and corporates. Our Validate solutions democratises the use of payments validation tools.
Formerly Sales Director of Petra Financial a global software and reference data provider to financial institutions specialising in payments validation and mobile banking.
Prior to Petra and Apply, my consultancy portfolio includes a 5 year project funded by the UK NWDA and ERDF wherein I advised over 50 technology businesses on international trade strategy, funding and all areas of business strategy.
Previously -Co-Founder Business Development Director for Stratumsoft. I was a member of the board defining and implementing strategy and developed the business plan that lead to 2 rounds of funding totaling £4m. At its peak employing 53 staff in UK and Europe.
Founder investor in 1997 and board member of a next generation middleware developer, Netik. I developed and delivered their global sales strategy and worked as part of the team that successfully raised $14m of Venture Funding.
Previous to this held a number of senior management positions in companies primarily P/L ownership, Sales and Business Development, and General Management. Extensive global trading experience including living abroad for 4 years.
Specialties: Financial Services solutions, in particular payments automation, high growth start-ups, business development, direct and indirect sales structures, sales mentoring, general management, funding requirements and acquisition due diligence.