Hispanic Heritage Month – Chris Aguas

“Chris Aguas  founder and CEO of CoreChain is tenacious about raising capital and he’s willing to do the hard things necessary to get a company off the ground. Chris decided a few years ago B2B payments were broken and launched a “war on checks” to replace paper with digital payments. With the advent of blockchain, he recognized the potential to radically transform how B2B payments are handled. His mission is to disrupt the old world of paper checks with the immense capabilities of blockchain technology to transform how enterprise commerce is conducted in the future.  And we’re onboard to be part of that transformation.” – Ulu Ventures

Chris Aguas Bio

Chris Aguas is a career FinTech entrepreneur and intrepreneur and is currently Founder & CEO of CoreChain Technologies, a New Haven, Connecticut-based startup he established in 2019 to revolutionize Business-to-Business (B2B) payments and help make them “Easy Button Easy” using Blockchain technology.  Originally from the Los Angeles area, Chris is proud of his Hispanic immigrant heritage and having been the first member of his family to attend college.

Prior to founding CoreChain, Chris held payments and product innovation leadership roles at Electronic Funds Source (acquired by WEX), Deem (acquired by Enterprise Holdings), MasterCard, Visa, Ensenta (acquired by Jack Henry), and THINK New Ideas (acquired by The Hackett Group).  Early in his career, Chris helped to pioneer the Software-as-a-Service space with the founding of San Francisco-based startup NetAbacus, one of the first providers of web-based accounting tools for small businesses, now part of CPA.com.

Chris holds BS Electrical Engineering and BA Political Science degrees from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was named an Arjay Miller Scholar. He resides in Fairfield County, Connecticut with his family and is active in the local entrepreneurial community.

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Rusty Dornin is the director of marketing and communications for Ulu Ventures. An award-winning radio and television journalist, she was a CNN correspondent for nearly 18 years covering domestic and world news ranging from war to natural disasters and tales of crime and politics.
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