Building trust

We understand what it takes to build a business. Let us help protect and grow yours. ​

At Markaaz, we believe small businesses are the backbone of not only the global economy, but communities worldwide. ​ That’s why we’ve combined the best of talent and technology to create the world’s first platform dedicated to protecting and growing small businesses. ​ ​ We’re here to help you build a more trusted network of suppliers so you can have reliable cash flow and ultimately get back to what’s important: your customers and your business.​ By putting your trust in us, we’ll help save you time and money, and make your money go further. After all, you started your business for a reason: to help your customers and to earn a living. ​ ​ By getting verified and engaging with verified suppliers, we can all get back to business, together. ​

Hany Fam,​ Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Markaaz
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From our community to yours

We know how hard it is to run a business. Let us take some of that work off your shoulders, so you can focus on why you got into business in the first place.

I grew up in a fourth-generation family business in the construction industry, which has taught me many life lessons. On my mother's side, eight out of ten siblings are currently the owners of small businesses.  I am blessed to see daily how their businesses contribute to our economy. I have also witnessed first-hand the changing needs in an increasingly digital world. We’ve created Markaaz to make sure small businesses can keep growing safely and securely for decades to come.”

Fabi Hubschmid, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Markaaz

Our Values


Helping each others to be our best selves


Being a team in the good and the bad


“Come hell or high water”


Doing well by doing good

Our Executive Leadership Team

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Hany Fam

Founder and CEO

Hany held global leadership roles in business transformation, value creation and technology, gaining depth of experience in payments, B2B platforms, enterprise partnerships and SaaS. He served as CEO of AXA Global Enterprise & Partnerships, Founder & President of Mastercard Enterprise Partnerships and President of Mastercard UK & Ireland Markets. He also held roles in Applied Technology including as the CTO of Toshiba International’s Heavy Industrial business in Australasia. Under Hany’s leadership, Mastercard Track was launched, the first and only global trading platform connecting every supplier and buyer on the planet to simplify and automate the exchange of payments and related data. Hany is a member of the WEF Global Innovator and Forbes Business Council.

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Fabi Hubschmid

Co-Founder and COO

Fabi is an entrepreneur with global experience in the platform, construction, and smart cities industry with a track record of leading complex operations and transformations across the private and public sector. Prior to co-founding Markaaz, Fabi was Strategic Development Officer for AXA Global Enterprise & Partnerships, Founder & CEO of the Enix Advisory (a boutique advisory for platform companies), Tutor for the ‘Beyond Smart City’ course of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a member of PwC’s Global Smart Cities Team. Fabi is focused on creating positive and sustainable impact for small business owners. Fabi is a member of the WEF Global Innovator and Global Shapers and the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC).

Jerry McCarley

Chief Technology Officer

Jerry is a proven and accomplished leader consistently delivering high availability platforms at the lowest possible operating cost with proven expertise in systems design and development of payment and various other application platforms. His experience includes Banking, Merchant acquiring, ATM acquiring, Debit/Credit card issuing, and a myriad of integrated web sites, web services and mobile solutions. He was the Co-founded/CIO of a payments startup specifically for the casino industry as well as the CTO of startup fintech Safrapay and Cardtronics. He has extensive knowledge and experience with the Card Associations throughout the NA, APAC and LATAM regions. Jerry is a skilled team builder of both small and large teams for delivery of application development, networking, security and infrastructure systems.

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Preston Giles

Director of Operations

Preston is a results oriented operations executive, with a track record of managing complex projects. Preston brings 15 years of experience working across Fortune 500 companies and the United States Department of Defense. At Walmart E-Commerce, he managed their transition from legacy systems to a cloud based platform and operations, saving over $200 million per annum.
In the military he developed solutions, including critical mission support that provided protection for over $2 billion in assets. Preston is six sigma certified, and managed cross functional teams across the US Military.

Jonathan Powers

Senior Project Manager

JD is an operations and change management leader with over a decade of experience leading strategic initiatives across US military units and fast-growing startups. Prior to joining Markaaz, JD spent four years as the Director of Operations at a fitness and training equipment manufacturer, growing the company into a global leader whose solutions can now be found on NATO military bases and Fortune 500 campuses around the world. A six-year military intelligence veteran, JD earned his MBA from ESADE Business School in Barcelona.

Our Advisory Board

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Bobby Mehta


Bobby is the Chairman at Jones Lang LaSalle, JLL. He is a Senior Executive and Board Member of various significant companies including AllState Insurance, TransUnion LLC, Datacard, DRG, Piramal Enterprises and Avant Credit. He was the former President and Chief Executive Officer of TransUnion LLC., as well as CEO and Vice Chairman of HSBC North America. Bobby supported the build of Mastercard Track.

Sandy Watkins


Sandy is a Senior Executive and industry veteran with over 35 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Accounting, Leadership, and Operations. Sandy has served as the Chairman of Open Lending, LLC since 1999. Open Lending is now publicly trading on the NASDAQ. He has significant experience and expertise launching start-up companies in both finance and technology.

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Emanuele “Manny” Conti


Manny is an Operating Partner at WCAS, focusing on technology and investments. He has over 25 years of leadership experience in software, business information and technology-enabled services. Manny has served as CEO of Opus Global, CEO of Kroll Inc., and President of the North America and International divisions of Dun & Bradstreet. In addition, Manny supported the build of Mastercard Track.

Ross Fubini


Ross is the founder and Managing Partner of XYZ Venture Capital. He’s made a career as a successful early stage technology investor and is passionate about connecting people to build insightful products. Ross is from Virginia and now based in San Francisco where he married a local with whom he has two children and goes over the top on holidays with. He is an avid triathlete, marathon runner, and previous Ironman competitor. Ross likes to go faster in all things – from races to building companies.