FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Alfa-Bank

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference, and we’ll see you in New York!

AlfaBankLogoAlfa-Bank will introduce the concept and demonstrate the performance of future universal banks. They call it Sense.

Features:

  • Behavioral analytics helps predict what the customer needs next
  • Material design and totally reinvented UX for bank apps
  • Smart customer support and financial messaging

Why it’s great
Banks can use behavioral analytics and material design to offer a personal and empathic customer approach, with a single mobile bank app.

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Nikita Filippov, CEO of Octoberry.net
Filippov (pictured) worked as an IT process and product consultant for seven years. Two years ago he landed Octoberry, a product and service design company. Octoberry helps large enterprises innovate using lean startup principles.
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Vladimir Urbanskiy, CEO of Alfa-Lab
Urbanskiy leads Alfa-Lab, a subdivision of Alfa-Bank, responsible for all digital business, as well as innovations management and digital transformation of financial services.
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Artem Molchanov, Project Manager at Alfa-Lab (Sense Project)
Molchanov leads Alfa-Lab’s mobile department. He is responsible for the technical side of innovative mobile products and team organization.

 

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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Flybits

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference, and we’ll see you in New York!

FlybitsLogoFlybits is the first context-as-a-service software platform. Develop better mobile apps, sooner, and for less. Get agile as you tailor your customer engagement strategy.

Features:

  • Flybits-enabled existing apps in 15 minutes
  • Location support is hardware agnostic
  • Non-developers can easily change app content and behavior

Why it’s great
The Flybits context-as-a-service platform has all the infrastructure needed to make your apps context-aware, so you can deliver fresh and personalized mobile experiences.

Presenters: Hossein Rahnama, Chief Product Officer, Founder; Jerry Rudisin, CEO

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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: CellTrust

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference, and we’ll see you in New York!

CellTrustWEBlogoCellTrust SecureLine delivers a complete bring your own device (BYOD) solution with secure SMS and voice to empower the mobile workforce with communications that can be secured, traced and archived.

Features of SecureLine:

  • Keep personal and business communications separate with dual persona technology
  • Boost collaboration, increase response times and productivity
  • Archive mobile communications in support of compliance

Why it’s great
Don’t wait for your next security breach or compliance fine. Protect and transform your enterprise through secure and archived mobile communications with CellTrust SecureLine.

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Brian Panicko, SVP, Global Sales Strategy Panicko is responsible for leading CellTrust’s sales and business acquisition. Under Brian’s leadership since 2007, CellTrust’s customer base has exceeded 1,000 global organizations.
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CellTrustPresenter2Dragan Marceta, Director, Sales Engineering Marceta leads CellTrust’s technical support and sales engineering teams focusing on security and mobile device communication compliance.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Xignite

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference, and we’ll see you in New York!

xigniteLogoNamed one of the ten coolest brands in banking, Xignite provides cloud-based financial data APIs to help fintech innovators deliver real-time and reference market data to their digital assets.

What it is

Xignite CloudStreaming is a zero-footprint streaming solution that enables implementation of the next generation of innovative financial applications.

Why it’s great
Xignite CloudStreaming lets you stream financial data to any device through a simple HTTP GET call.

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Stephane Dubois, CEO, Founder
Recently named to Institutional Investor’s Tech-50 list of financial visionaries and innovators, Stephane Dubois is a well-known thought leader and has been called “the godfather of fintech.”
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Anand Viswanathan, Developer
Anand spearheads developer efforts at Xignite and is the creator of Xignite Labs. Prior to Xignite, he held positions at Viagogo, Media Interface and Network Design Lab. He speaks Hindi and Tamil.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Adobe

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference, and we’ll see you in New York!

AdobeLogo2Adobe helps the financial services industry transform paper forms, documents, and their associated manual processes into consistent, compliant, connected customer experiences across multiple channels.

Features:

  • Extends form and document reach to smartphones
  • Integrates with Adobe Marketing Cloud analytics, targeting and email
  • Includes digital workflow and mobile worker app

Why it’s great
With Adobe Experience Manager Forms and the Adobe Marketing Cloud, financial institutions can easily make, manage, measure, and continually optimize their forms and documents.

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Christopher Young, Director, Financial Services Strategy
As director of industry strategy, Christopher Young leads a team that helps financial services clients develop best-in-class digital marketing strategies using Adobe Marketing Cloud solutions.
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AdobePresenter2Neal Wadhwani, Principal Solutions Consultant, Financial Services and Insurance
Neal is responsible for designing solutions and globally managing technical relationships with financial services and insurance clients to maximize digital experiences on mobile and desktop.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Socure

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference, and we’ll see you in New York!


SocureLogo2Socure
takes an innovative approach to identity verification by using online and social media data to enable financial institutions to confirm consumers’ identity.

Features of Socure:

  • Innovative Social Biometrics Platform(TM)
  • Blends facial recognition with social media and online data
  • Patented technology to fight fraud, reinforce KYC/CIP

Why it’s great
Socure is the only platform that blends facial recognition with social media and online data, using artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to validate an identity in real time.

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Sunil Madhu, CEO, Co-founder
Madhu is a serial entrepreneur, with several successful transitions through IPO and acquisition. A security architect by profession, he has spent 20+ years innovating and implementing ideas for identity safeguards and access management.
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Johnny Ayers, SVP, Business Development; Co-founder
Ayers has worked at Socure since September of 2012.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Hedgeable

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference, and we’ll see you in New York!

Hedgeable_logo_FF2015Hedgeable is the first private banking platform for millennials.

Features:

  • Ultra high-net-worth wealth platform for millennials
  • No account minimum
  • Killer member rewards available to all clients

Why it’s great
The private banking experience has finally been democratized.

Presenters
Hedgeable_MichaelKane_croppedMichael Kane, Master Sensei
Co-founder and Master Sensei at Hedgeable, Kane was formerly with Bridgewater Associates.
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Hedgeable_MatthewKane_croppedMatthew Kane, Chief Ninja
Co-founder and Chief Ninja at Hedgeable, Kane formerly ran Morefield Partners, a startup consulting firm.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Quisk

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference, and we’ll see you in New York!

Quisk_logo_FF2015Quisk partners with banks to enable the next-generation of mobile money: bank-led, interoperable and more useful. In short, Quisk enables consumers to use their money without needing cash or cards.

Features of Quisk:

  • Cloud-based, direct-debit platform for straightforward integration to back-end, core banking systems
  • Bank-led, interoperable and more useful mobile money
  • Safe, secure, and convenient for consumers

Why it’s great
Quisk’s innovative technology platform and business model enables banks to create the next generation of mobile money.

Presenters

Quisk_DGlessner_croppedDan Glessner, Chief Marketing Officer
Glessner leads the marketing function at Quisk Inc. with prior leadership experience at Hewlett-Packard, Palm, Trend Micro, and Symantec. He holds a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School.
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Quisk_PAmancheria_croppedPraveen Amancheria, Chief Technology Officer
Amancheria leads all technology and product development at Quisk Inc. Formerly, he held leadership roles at CyberSource. He has a master’s in computer science from Michigan State University.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Soundpays

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference, and we’ll see you in New York!

Soundpays_logo_FF2015The mobile wallet from Soundpays is an entirely unique system in the world of mobile payments and the first to enable secure transactions with nothing more than regular sound waves.

Features of Soundpays:

  • Requires only a microphone/speaker and internet connection to work
  • No merchant hardware to install
  • Works on all mobile phones

Why it’s great
Soundpays integrates into existing POS and e-commerce engines and makes nearly all interactive media a living buy-button.

Presenters

Soundpays_PMisek_croppedPeter Misek, CEO, Founder
Misek is a globally recognized technology analyst with almost two decades’ experience on Wall Street, Bay Street, and City of London, including 15 years of VC experience.

 

Soundpays_JSquire_croppedJason Squire, CFO, Founder
Creating Canada’s first 4G network in the early 2000s is just one of Squire’s notable achievements; he has a decade-plus of mobile- and cloud-development expertise.

 

 

 

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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Sliced Investing

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference, and we’ll see you in New York!

Sliced_Investing_logo_FF2015Sliced Investing is democratizing access to elite investments for as little as $10,000 and will demo Sliced Institutional, a platform solely for RIAs.

Features:

  • Access to hedge funds and private equity
  • Automates all tasks associated with private investments
  • Has intelligent portfolio recommendations, streamlined reporting, custodial integrations and more

Why it’s great
Say good-bye to operational obstacles. With Sliced, RIAs can grow their practice while providing incredible investment opportunities for their clients.

Presenters

SlicedInvesting_ALodha_croppedAkhil Lodha, CTO, Co-founder
Lodha leads the engineering, product, and data science teams. Prior to co-founding Sliced, Lodha worked with Motif Investing and Citigroup.
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SlicedInvesting_MFurlong_croppedMike Furlong, CEO, Co-founder
Furlong, CEO of Sliced Investing Inc., previously worked in business development at Twilio and as a trader at Citigroup in their distressed municipal debt division.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Capriza

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference. We’ll see you in New York!

Capriza_logo_FF2015Capriza modernizes your business by simplifying and mobilizing critical workflows. Capriza’s platform enables IT to mobilize any legacy application with no coding, APIs, upgrades, or integrations.

Features:

  • Most secure way to go mobile—no data stored on device; ISO 27001 compliant
  • Modernizes legacy applications; inherits business logic
  • No business disruption; immediate deployment

Why it’s great
Capriza provides the fastest, most cost-effective approach to mobilizing enterprise applications. The solution applies to packaged applications—SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, etc.—and to custom applications.

Presenters

Capriza_IPrafder_croppedIvan Prafder, Vice President Regional Business Development
Prafder is a highly enthusiastic technology leader, motivated by helping organizations bring their business processes into the 21st century. He is an agent for change and has a passion for harnessing innovation.
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Capriza_SInsdorf_croppedStephen Insdorf, Senior Solutions Engineer
Insdorf is a 20-year veteran of the technology sector with enterprise-level, customer-facing technical roles at SAIC, Fujitsu, Symantec, and Salesforce.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Buzz Points

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The Sneak Peek series looks at the innovators demoing live on stage at FinovateFall 2015. Be sure to pick up your tickets to our annual autumn conference, and we’ll see you in New York!

Buzz_Points_logo_FF2015Buzz Points is a localized banking-rewards program and innovative mobile app. Sophisticated geo-targeting and gamification engage cardholders, influencing their profitable behaviors.

Features:

  • Proven to drive significant lift in interchange revenue
  • 46% lower attrition rate among Buzz Points enrollees
  • Ongoing marketing and cross-sell campaigns provided and delivered entirely by Buzz Points

Why it’s great
Buzz Points is the only rewards program to strengthen local, community connections while incorporating sophisticated technology that customizes the experience to the cardholder’s current location.

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Michael Hall, Director of Product Marketing
Hall has spent the last 10+ years in startups developing, marketing, and delivering new products to the financial technology and social media markets. Sometimes at the same time.
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