Rija joins the business finance lender from Wealthfront, a Silicon Valley-based start-up.
She started her engineering career in Canada with roles at IBM and Research in Motion, before relocating to Silicon Valley in 2012.
Within her first few months at Wealthfront, she built the company’s first mobile app before moving on to its investment products platform.
In her new role, she will be responsible for the engineering, data science, product and design teams.
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“Having Rija on board underlines our focus on hiring the best talent and building innovative technology to deliver business finance solutions,” said Anil Stocker, CEO and co-founder at MarketInvoice.
“It’s the foundation we’ll use to help thousands of [businesses] access funding quickly and easily.
“As we scale our technology and team, Rija’s experience and insights from Silicon Valley will be instrumental.
“We have ambitious growth plans for the years ahead and Rija will play a significant role in making it happen.”