Phillip Riese Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 2


Phillip Riese General Information


Mr. Phillip Riese is a Co-Founder and serves as a Partner at Reise & Others. He serves as Special Advisor at General Catalyst. He serves as Operating Advisor at Staley Capital. He served as Board Member at Cross River Bank. He also is a Board Member of Syncapay, Cross River Bank, Relay Network, Betterment, Yoyo, and PayWithMyBank. He has spent over 20 years in leadership roles in the payments industry, initially at Chase and ultimately at American Express. He retired from American Express in 1998 as President of the Consumer Card Group and Chairman of American Express Centurion Bank, leading the teams that turned around American Express' core business. Since leaving American Express, he has focused on co-investing in start-up and midsize companies that are potential leaders in providing disruptive financial services advanced data analytics, and next-generation marketing capabilities, serving on the boards of some and acting as an advisor to management in others. He served as Board Member at TravelPerk.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • United States
+1 (212) 000-0000

Phillip Riese Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Railsr 26-Jul-2017 Seed Round 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
0000000000000 16-May-2016 0000 00000 00000 Other Financial Services Profitable 0000000 00000
0000 (000000000 00 15-Apr-2015 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000

Phillip Riese Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Yoyo (Financial Software) 15-Oct-2020 Merger/Acquisition
0000000000000 13-Jun-2019 0000000000

Phillip Riese Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Phillip Riese Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Phillip Riese Angel Investor 0 0 Brooklyn, NY