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Our Vision & Mission

We believe there is a better way to help people manage the debt journey at every stage.

Our mission is to free data to empower simpler debt resolution experiences for companies, agents and their customers at-risk.

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Founders Paul Jozefak and Michael Backes, seated side by side.
Paul Jozefak
Co-Founder & CEO.
Michael Backes
Co-Founder & CTO

How It All Started

We did this before. We spent years at the convergence of payments, lending as well as collections.

Having always led diverse teams, we set out to recruit the best, regardless of where they come from. We have been an international team from day one - striving for gender equality and continued diversity - we gain strength and enjoyment from the mix.

Nevertheless, we do our best to get our team together regularly to allow for in-person interaction. It is all about balance: family, work, life, culture, and diversity.

OUR Values

We strive for ownership, transparency and accountability

Better As A Team

We will communicate as much as possible because it's the lifeblood of a the company. We won't just work on things that are assigned to us. We never pass up an opportunity to help out our colleagues.

Evolve Constantly

Strive for excellence. Challenge existing ideas and processes. We prefer someone who is motivated to grow in their role versus those set in their ways. Fail fast, learn and share.

Behave Like Owners

Getting things done resonates loudly throughout our team. We are accountable and accept responsibility. We do not fear making mistakes as long as we learn from them.

Move The Needle

We bias towards action, even when faced with uncertainty and the risk of picking the wrong course. Break rules, not laws. Fight for what you stand behind.

Brutal Honesty

We are transparent in all things we do. We admit it when we don't know. We listen, ask questions, pay attention and seek to understand before reacting.

Customer Champions

We always strive to exceed client expectations. We know clients are our greatest cheerleaders in the market, and we build our technology to drive their customers' outcomes.

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Join Our Team

We're changing the way organisations approach collections and recovery and we're looking for critical thinkers, teammates looking to challenge the status quo in the pursuit of better outcomes.

If you are looking for your next challenge and are passionate about data and technology, explore building your future here at receeve!

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The team leading the change

Paul Jozefak
Co-Founder & CEO
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Michael Backes
Co-Founder & CTO
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Kieran Sexton
VP of Sales
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Peer Ziegler
SVP Operations
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Matthias Kröner
Matthias is a seasoned founder and banking executive, helping set course as a growing Fintech. He brings a wealth of knowledge from the banking world and shares his extensive network with us.
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Pat Phelan
Pat is a well-known Irish entrepreneur with multiple startups in varying industries behind him. He has seen it all and is a source of feedback and direction, helping receeve evolve from its early stages into a high-growth tech business.
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Our Investors

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Mangrove Capital Partners is a VC firm helping innovative entrepreneurs start and grow global, disruptive tech companies.

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Seedcamp is a European seed-stage VC fund, headquartered in London, launched in May 2007.

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SI is a VC fund with + €400m to invest in seed & early-stage tech startups across Europe

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14W is a venture capital firm focused on consumer internet, marketplace, e-commerce, CPG, and media.

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Seaya is a venture capital fund focused on creating the next generation of companies in Europe and Latin America

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ABN AMRO Ventures is a fund, launched by ABN AMRO in late 2015. To this day, its mission has been to help innovating companies flourish and to benefit from a collaboration of knowledge and capital.

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Our clients span across Europe & Latin America

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