Kalle Radage leaves BDC Venture Capital to join Vancouver’s Payfirma

Vancouver’s Payfirma announced today that Kalle Radage has joined the company as Chief Product & Strategy Officer.

Radage was most recently with BDC Venture Capital and has spent time with Nokia and Oracle. Radage has a broad background in product management, marketing, and business development, primarily focused on Internet, mobile, and emerging technology.

“We are delighted to welcome Kalle to Payfirma’s executive team,” noted Michael Gokturk, Payfirma’s founder & CEO, “his exceptional background, contact network and business acumen will acceleratePayfirma’s market position and strength as we continue to roll out our highly innovative, fully-integrated and cost effective payment processing solutions.”

Payfirma was the first in Canada to release mobile payment applications for the iPhone and Blackberry, enabling any business or consumer to accept all major credit cards instantly via their smart phones.