FinovateAsia Sneak Peek: Euronovate


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Euronovate is a Swiss company, a worldwide leader in business digital transformation solutions, that specializes in e-signature solutions. Euronovate applies a one-step software platform with an end-to-end approach.


Euronovate’s solution enhances the security levels of traditional identification methods (chip and PIN code) adding unique biometric information, collected by a special digital signature pad.

Why it’s great
Simplifying digital processes is Euronovate’s goal, and digital security its commitment. The company’s solutions are in separable modules because Euronovate believes innovation must be easy to use.


Alberto Guidotti, Founder and CEO
Guidotti worked for seven years as head of research and development in Intesa Sanpaolo Group, gaining extensive experience in innovation programs for large corporations.


ervinukaj_euronovateErvin Ukaj, R&D Software Director
Ukaj started at Lynx as a software engineer in 2007; in 2013 he became its IT project manager. He’s now software director for Euronovate and is currently working on his software engineering certificate from Harvard University.

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Euronovate Launches Biometric Fusion Technologies

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

EuronovateLogoNext, Euronovate launched its Biometric Fusion Technologies:

“Our customers can rely on digital services that significantly provide increasing value by progressively enhancing the quality of identities throughout the customer relationship. Euronovate helps develop online and in branch services by providing state-of-the-art identification through brand new proprietary Biometric Fusion Technologies that combine more biometric data in order to establish remote 100% identification.

You can apply BFT on the entire digital chain: new customer onboarding for online and unattended areas, contract signature with strong authentication, secure transactions, proof management that relys on digital signatures to a digital vault that guarantees the long-term integrity, confidentiality, and legal value of contracts.”

Presenting Alberto Guidotti (CEO), Ervin Ukaj (R&D Director), and Pietro Lanza (Marketing & Sales)



Metrics: Raised ~$1M USD from start up in February 2012, revenues from 0 to 6.2M CHF in less than 3 years with over 20% net profit, estimated revenue 12M CHF in 2015 and exponential growth world wide, over 65 employees with 20 in Lugano (headquarters, R&D, design e hardware and software, production software) and 45 in the Far East (Shenzhen and Taipei, locations of factories manufacturing), 4 commercial branches in Italy, Bucharest for Balkans, Madrid for Iberia, and Mexico City for Central America, more than 45,000 active installations in Italy, Switzerland, Spain, China, and Middle East, more than 1.5M people sign with Euronovate solutions in 3 different continents every day.
Product distribution strategy: Direct to Business (B2B)

HQ: Lugano, Switzerland
Product Launch: October 2015

Euronovate Launches ENSIGN 10 to Help Branches Take A Step Toward Becoming Paperless


Third up, Euronovate launched its paperless technology:
“Existing companies are focused on only one key element, creating a fragmentation of competence and making it difficult for customers to realize a successful paperless project. Euronovate owns all the expertise and the best product to deliver a turnkey paperless program (using partner resources). 

ENSIGN 10 + ENSOFT are innovative tablet and software for advanced electronic signature and instant marketing, with a unique concept that assures maximum customer experience and level of security. Features include: 10″ wide screen, biometric data-capture including special on-the-air movement and 1.024 pressure level, one single shell impossible to open, encryption 3DES in communication, USB cable for power and data transmission, avoiding any tentative sniffing, tempered glass.”
Product Launched: September 2012
HQ Location: Lugano, Switzerland
Company Founded: February 2012
Metrics (as of July 31, 2012): 1.3M € in revenues, 15M € in pipeline closing by end of 2012, 6 internal employees, 250 resources available through industrial stakeholders, in due-diligence with Atlante Ventures for raising 1.5M €
Finovate demo (demo video will be posted next week)
Introducing Alberto Guidotti (President & CEO) and Nicola Ruggiero (Director)

FinovateFall 2012 Sneak Peek: Part 3

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Here is third and final look at the companies that will demo at FinovateFall September 12 &13 in NYC. Each company provided a short summary of the innovation they will debut on stage. In case you missed them, check out Sneak Peek Part 1 and Sneak Peek Part 2
Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the hottest innovations in financial technology. Get your FinovateFall ticket here.

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Web-based attacks have been on the rise, and financial services is one of the primary targets of criminal, political, and chaotic actors. These attacks can cost institutions millions in lost transactions and business productivity each year, and even higher losses in their brand value and reputation. 
Akamai’s Kona Site Defender is the first cloud-based Web security solution to help financial services institutions protect against both large scale denial of service and sophisticated application-layer threats seeking to compromise their brands, applications, and associated data.
Innovation type: banking, online, security

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Banno brings instant pre-transaction insights derived from location, historical spending outliers and upcoming bills to its mobile experience.
When looking at bank statements, people naturally perform regression analysis and predictive modeling to find outliers in spending. In other words, Where did my money go? We feel that everyone needs more absolute data points to help in this decision process. Grip’s dashboard provides easy access to your immediate historical financial perspective, allowing insight into spending over time while exposing anomalies with transaction level patterns ordered by what’s most important today.
Innovation type: Mobile, payments, PFM


Gift cards represent an estimated $110+ billion business in 2012. Consumers have $40 billion in unspent funds and are clamoring for digital solutions as well as connections to their favorite brands. Increasingly, these branded currencies are becoming a larger portion of the commerce cycle and consumer wallets. Retailers, merchants, financial institutions, digital wallets and marketers are all looking to capitalize and participate in this space. 
At Finovate, Blackhawk is premiering its GoWallet Digital Services. These services help a host of digital players power deep engagement with consumers while creating new revenue streams through prepaid branded currencies.
Innovation type: Cards, mobile, rewards

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CK Mack announces the debut of its innovative investment platform featuring an investment product based on a tangible, insured asset; Rented Real Estate
Real Estate has been a haven for the wealthy investor since the dawn of time. Now anyone will be able to share in the cash flow of rental property without the high dollar buy-in previously needed to invest in this profitable market. Current low interest rates and market insecurity combine to make CK Mack an exciting option for portfolio diversification. 
Innovation type: Investing

Euronovate is a “Zero paper company” aiming to transform every legal paper signed into an ab-origine electronic document with the same legal validity in all verticals worldwide. The new Pad Ensign10 and software platform ENsoft provide better legal and security management for electronic signature.
Euronovate is the first company to offer an end-to-end approach with legal support for electronic signature rules, process reenginering, system integration, hardware, software platform and digital archiving. Customers benefit from lower costs, a more efficient process, and an overall better experience.
Innovation type: Back office, sales, security


Finovera is your free personal bookkeeper. It is the easiest and most convenient way to receive, organize and manage household bills, financial statements and important family documents – all in one secure digital file cabinet. Users link their accounts once, and Finovera automatically brings in new bills and statements, making bil
l workflow management hassle-free.
Finovera disrupts the old way of dealing with paper documents and brings the simplicity, efficiency and convenience to household information management. Finovera helps banks and credit unions to reduce customer service costs, increase customer satisfaction and deepens relationships to maximize customer wallet share.
Innovation type: Mobile, payments, PFM


The CHOICE direct-to-consumer model allows retail customers to create individualized savings and/or investment solutions from the convenience of any channel and device by selecting the term, guaranteed minimum rate, liquidity and source of additional potential return, all with the security of FDIC insurance, in a completely transparent, clear and honest manner.
Innovation type: Back office, banking, investing, mobile, online


See the next generation in knowledge-based authentication – a SaaS solution that allows businesses to present custom, out-of-wallet questions to consumers using their own data. 
IDology’s ExpectID Enterprise gives banks the ability to generate out-of-wallet questions using their internal proprietary customer transactional data located behind their firewall and without ever having to share that data with us. It is time to replace your shared secret questions (What is your mother’s maiden name?) with a higher security model that isn’t compromised by social media or vulnerable to account take overs. Be able to meet FFIEC compliance guidelines while creating a safer authentication method on high-risk transactions.
Innovation type: Identity, security

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See how the vexing problem of cross-channel integration has finally been solved! Financial institutions can now seamlessly connect the online and branch experience for consumers as they shop for financial products. 
A consistent consumer experience, easy ‘take your work with you’ cross channeling, best practice branch consultations, helpful product guidance, higher conversion rates, increased brand loyalty – just some of the many compelling benefits of Leadfusion’s new Cross Channel Selling solution. Unveiled publicly for the first time at FinovateFall 2012, from the leader in financial experience management.
Innovation type: Banking, marketing, sales

ManillaLogo.jpg is a free, award-winning service that helps consumers manage everything in their lives in one place. Using just one password, consumers can track their financial accounts, household accounts and utilities, subscriptions, daily deals, and travel rewards, all through or Manilla mobile apps. 
Manilla stores account documents, sends reminders to help avoid late fees, and gives consumers a complete overview of their accounts, all through a clean, simple interface. For businesses, Manilla decreases costs by moving customers to paperless billing, accelerates revenue by driving on-time payments, and offers a powerful marketing platform for businesses to engage their customers.
Innovation type: Communications, mobile, PFM

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MShift presents AnyWhereMobile: a new payment network that enables Community Banks and Credit Unions to become the issuers of mobile wallets. 
Simultaneously, the AnyWhereMobile payment network will multiply the net Interchange income of both debit and credit for Community Banks and Credit Unions, slash the merchant discount fees borne by merchants by more than half and eliminate the majority of fraud. The huge savings generated by AnyWhereMobile empowers merchants to generate more merchant-centric rewards and discounts for consumers.
Innovation type: Banking, cards, payments


PlayMoolah is on a mission to change the way kids and teens use their money! We design fun technologies for kids to experience money management to earn, spend, save, invest, and give. Through real dollars, real action, and real impact, we hope for kids to take control of their money, and become empowered by using it to live their dreams and create value for the world.
Innovation type: Marketing, online, PFM