Then, MasterCard and Linkable Networks took the stage to demo how banks can quickly implement card-linked offers:
"MasterCard and Linkable Networks will demo the industry-first capability of enabling any MasterCard-issuing bank to present a comprehensive card-linked offer platform to their cardholders with no technical integration, allowing for these issuers to participate in this burgeoning market with no strain on internal technical and financial resources, as well as an ability to launch the capability in days, not months or years."
Product Launched: August 2012
HQ Location: Boston, MA
Company Founded: September 2010
Metrics: 25 employees and actively engaged in an ongoing search/hiring process for several positions (both technical and non-technical). Linkable Networks has raised $11.8M from several key investors including Bain Capital Ventures, Citi Ventures, and Kepha Partners.
Finovate demo video: finovate.com/fall12vid/ (demo video will be posted next week)
Introducing Tom Burgess (CEO at Linkable Networks), Doug Spear (Co-Founder and Executive Vice President), and Mario Shiliashki (SVP, Emerging Payments of MasterCard Worldwide)