Soundpays Previews its Sound Wave-based Universal Mobile Wallet App

SoundpaysThis post is part of our live coverage of FinovateFall 2015.

As we near the end of the second morning session, here is mobile wallet innovator, Soundpays.

We are a universal mobile wallet app that uses sound waves to transmit transaction details. This allows users to pay using their favorite debit/credit card with their smartphone online, in store, via digital signage, and on TV.

Presenters: CEO Peter Misek and CTO Jason Squire (not pictured)

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Product Launch: October 2015
Metrics: 5 full-time employees
Product distribution strategy: Direct to Consumer (B2C), Direct to Business (B2B), through financial institutions, licensed

HQ: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Founded: May 2005
Website: soundpays.com
Twitter: @soundpays

 

FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Trading Ticket

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TradeIT_logo_FF2015Trading Ticket Inc. creates technology and tools that make investing easy and safe, including account opening, funding, order management and communication. Trade It is our first available product.

Features and facts of Trade It:

  • the simple, fast, secure way to place orders
  • the best way for publishers and app developers to enable online trading on ANY platform
  • growing fast—200% average monthly order growth

Why it’s great
Trade It solves the three big problems of mobile trading: speed-of-trade for users; 0rder volume for brokers; and direct monetization for publishers who don’t want the conflict of being dealer-brokers.

Presenters

TradingTicket_NRichardson_FF2015Nathan Richardson, CEO, Co-founder (pictured)
Richardson led Yahoo Finance during its rise to the #1 financial publisher and is a former GM of Dow Jones. Institutional Investor named him Most Influential Person in Online Finance in 2005.
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Serge Kreiker, CTO
Kreiker is a former software engineer at Bloomberg’s Trading System and Equity Groups, and co-founded Kapitall.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Hypori

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HyporiLogoHypori’s VMI provides remote access to Android virtual machines running in the cloud, solving BYOD challenges with a secure and separate OS.

Features:

  • Security: Separate OS in the cloud
  • Support: Single gold disk of Android to manage
  • Privacy: Like any other mobile app, avoids managing the personal device

Why it’s great
VMI: a mobile-first solution for a security-first mindset. Providing a virtual mobile device running in the cloud, enterprise-owned and -secured.

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Justin Marston, CEO, Co-founder
Marston is a seasoned entrepreneur and holds multiple patents. He is a published author and a frequent speaker at international conferences.
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HyporiPresenter2Joel Schopp, Senior Software Developer
Schopp has 14 years of experience in virtualization; he previously was a virtualization architect at IBM and AMD.
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Phil Kumnick, SVP of Global Acquirer Processing, Visa
Kumnick is responsible for acquiring products and services, processing strategies for mobile POS, and for partnerships that drive acceptance.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: LiftForward

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LiftForwardLiftForwardLogo will show its technology-as-a-service financing platform for manufacturers, suppliers, and retailers. TaaSLift provides a plug-and-play method for businesses to offer their small-business customers products-as-a-service.

Features:

  • Turns a one-time purchase into a subscription service
  • Increases sales and repeat purchases
  • Increases customer loyalty

Why it’s great
By replacing expensive, one-time purchases with affordable subscriptions, TaaSLift helps companies increase sales while strengthening customer relationships.

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Jeffrey Rogers, CEO
Rogers has more than 20 years of experience in building companies. His disciplines include technology, e-commerce, finance and operations.
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LiftForwardPresenter3Michael Grassotti, CTO
Grassotti has more than 20 years of experience as a technology-focused entrepreneur with experience recruiting and leading tech teams, and taking products from idea to market.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: HelloWallet

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HelloWalletLogoHelloWallet provides independent, personalized financial guidance to individuals through web and mobile-based software applications.

Features:

  • Provides straightforward, sophisticated retirement guidance
  • Enables both modeling and committing to a new retirement plan
  • Integrates seamlessly with other technology

Why it’s great
With Retirement Explorer, individuals can model multiple retirement scenarios and also implement a new plan with a single click, due to partner integrations.

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Matt Fellowes, Chief Innovation Officer at Morningstar, Founder of HelloWallet
Fellowes has been named a “Game Changer” and a “Tech Titan” for building companies and innovations that help all Americans achieve financial mobility.
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HelloWalletPresenter2Andrew Vincent, Senior Product Manager
Vincent is passionate about building engaging products that solve user problems and make life better. This is evident in the the work he has done in education, construction, and financial technology.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: InforcePRO

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InforcePROInforcePROLogo will show a post-sale life insurance policyholder platform which enables one-click policy reviews by highlighting issues and opportunities in real time.

Features:

  • One-click policy reviews with conversion options, UL funding tracking, etc. on life insurance Inforce book
  • No manual effort in data acquisition
  • Orphan policyholders engagement

Why it’s great
Post-sale life insurance policyholder engagement simplified through automated in-force policy annual reviews.

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Karan Kanodia, Co-Founder
Kanodia is co-founder of InforcePro and is responsible for the overall strategic direction as well as designing the product architecture and leading InforcePro’s development teams.
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Inforcepropresenter2Cameron Jacox, Co-founder
Jacox is responsible for sales and marketing management, working to achieve profitability for clients such as ScotiaBank, Desjardins, and Financial Horizons.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Dealflow.com

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Dealflow.comDealflowLogo is building a deal portal for institutional investors and professional deal-makers.

Features:

  • Multi-asset class platform
  • Targeted algorithmic outreach
  • 9,000 applications for membership pre-launch

Why it’s great
It is solving the largest problem in the business of raising capital with software that creates targeted outreach to institutional investors.

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Steven Dresner, CEO
Dresner is founder and CEO of Dealflow.com and is responsible for corporate strategy; he has started, managed, and sold two successful companies.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: additiv

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AdditivLogoAdditiv is based on a powerful platform. Additiv Digital Finance Suite (DFS) conceptualizes and implements digital innovation and business models for the financial services market, banking and insurance.

Features of DFS:

  • Additiv DFS: digitization realized fast and efficiently
  • Offers references for full self-service, hybrid, or personal adviser-focused solutions
  • Focuses on the private, retail, mass affluent and insurance markets

Why it’s great
Time is money. Additiv DFS has implemented innovative solutions in a very short amount of time for many customers. It starts with rapid prototyping to get a fully functional solution in six weeks.

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Michael Stemmle, Founder, Owner and CEO
Stemmle is a long-term consultant with a focus on the development and implementation of business, sales and distribution strategies for the financial and insurance industries.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Empyr

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EmpyrLogoEmpyr is an online-to-offline ad platform created for publishers such as banks and card issuers.

Features of Empyr:

  • Your consumers get cash back at restaurants, gas, grocery etc.
  • Banks earn revenue from each transaction
  • It works with any debit or credit card

Why it’s great
The vast majority of commerce—93%, or more than $4 trillion dollars—is offline. Yet, there is no simple way to track a customer from the point of seeing an ad online to making a purchase offline, known as online-to-offline commerce.

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Jon Carder, Founder and CEO
Carder is a serial internet entrepreneur who, by the age of 30, had founded three multimillion-dollar online businesses. The most successful, ClientShop, was sold to Internet Brands in 2006 for $10+ million dollars.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Finanteq

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FINANTEQLogoFinanteq is continually helping innovative financial institutions win in mobile.

Features:

  • Next-generation mobile banking
  • Offers real value over banking and payments
  • Simplifies customers’ everyday lives

FinanteqPresenter1Why it’s great
Superwallets transform m-banking into an m-commerce platform.

Presenters

FinanteqPresenter2Kate Miroslaw, Key Account Manager
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Tomasz Perski, m-Commerce Operations Manager
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Artur Małek, Marketing Manager
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