FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Gro Solutions

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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!

GroSolutionsLogoGro Solutions’ Gro Account Opening helps financial institutions present a mobile front door that meets and exceeds the mobile expectations of the new customer.

Features:

  • Embraces what mobile does well and minimizes its shortcomings
  • Streamlines data-entry to reduce abandonment rates
  • Introduces entirely new account-origination system: new process and experience

Why it’s great
With Gro Account Opening, financial institutions are seeing their mobile account opening abandonment rates dramatically fall, below even those of the typical online rates.

GroPresenter1Presenters

David Eads, CEO
Eads is a frequent industry speaker and veteran of the mobile banking industry, previously with mFoundry (now FIS) and Kony.
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GroPresenter2Paul Mackowick, CRO
Mackowick has 25+ years in enterprise marketing and sales with IBM, Oracle, mFoundry (now FIS) and Mitek.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Kapitall

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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!

NewKapitallHoldingsLogoKapitall, a unique and gamified investing platform, presents Kapitall—an exciting, savings-first app modeled on the globally successful concept of prize-linked savings accounts.

Features:

  • Good financial behavior earns cash rewards
  • Save money, pay down debt or take personal finance quizzes to play
  • Win prizes based on how much you save, pay down debt, and improve financial knowledge

Why it’s great
Good financial behavior earns you cash rewards.

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Jeremy Pink, CEO LinkedIn
Jeremy also serves as a consultant to global technology, media and financial companies. Previously, Jeremy was a top executive at CNBC.

 

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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Voitrax

VoitraxHomepageThe 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!

VoitraxLogoVoitrax is the only complete solution to comply with Dodd-Frank trade reconstruction requirements. It links and tags all of your trade communications exactly as regulators want them.

Features:

  • Unified communications ready for regulatory reporting as they happen
  • Ability to identify suspicious transactions in real time
  • A complete Trade Reconstruction solution, simplified and delivered

Why it’s great
Voitrax solves one of the toughest requirements in Dodd-Frank. We use a proprietary algorithm to index and tag all of your communications.

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Levi Orbach,CEO, Co-founder
Orbach has more than 25 years of Wall Street experience. Mr. Orbach is one of the world’s leading experts in compliance.
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VoitraxPresenter2Craig Eagle, COO, Co-Founder
Eagle is a renowned technology and project-management expert who has produced cutting-edge software for many Fortune 500 companies including some of the world’s largest banks.
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Moshe Rayman,CTO, Co-FounderVoitraxPresenter3
Rayman is a Wall Street technology veteran of more than 20 years, with vast experience in developing real-time systems for the trading floor.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: TransferTo

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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!

TransferTo FinovateTransferTo operates a global Mobile Money Hub, enabling organizations to transfer money in real time to mobile phones. The company expects 1 billion mobile money-accounts by 2020.

Features:

  • Faster – real-time transfer to even the most remote locations
  • Better value – lower costs
  • More secure – strong compliance engine screens each transaction

Why it’s great
TransferTo helps businesses offer mobile money, goods and services, and airtime top-ups around the world in real time. TransferTo will launch its Mobile Money Hub at Finovate Fall.

Presenters

TransferToPresenter1Eric Barbier, CEO
Barbier founded TransferTo in 2005. He previously co-founded Mobile 365—the global leader in mobile messaging interoperability of SMS—which was acquired by Sybase in 2006 (for $425 million USD).
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TransferToPresenter2Charles Damen, EVP Global BD, Mobile Money
Damen is responsible for the development of Mobile Money and its strategic partnerships. Charles was a founding member of Mobile 365 and his previous positions include head of global payments at Badoo.com
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: RedCloud

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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!

RedCloudLogoRedCloud’s RedCloud 1, launching in November, is a distributed, cloud-based platform used by banks and fintech companies to deliver the next generation of financial services.

Features:

  • Increased speed
  • Greater interoperability
  • Near real-time customization

Why it’s great
With RedCloud 1, banks and fintech companies are ready for the next era in payments. RedCloud 1 empowers clients to build for a Global Marketplace with ease, no matter what size.RedCloudPresenter1

Presenters

Justin Floyd, Founder
Floyd is an entrepreneur and investor, currently serving as a board director and CEO of RedCloud Technologies.
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RedCloudPresenter2Soumaya Hamzaoui, Chief Product Officer
Hamzaoui is an entrepreneur, investor and chief product officer, most recently involved with RedCloud as their product leader in the company’s global market development.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Ethoca

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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!

EthocaLogoEthoca Alerts helps merchants eliminate chargebacks through a global collaboration network that provides the industry’s largest source of confirmed fraud and customer dispute data.

Features:

  • Eliminate chargebacks
  • Mitigate fraud loss
  • Increase card acceptance

Why it’s great
Ethoca is the world’s largest global collaboration network, connecting 30+ issuing banks and over 2,100 merchants worldwide.

Presenters
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Julie Fergerson, SVP, Industry Solutions
Fergerson is a leading expert on internet payments fraud with more than 20 years’ experience in the online payments and fraud management industry.
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EthocaPresenter2Steve Durney, SVP, Issuer Relations
Durney has two-plus decades of experience in assessing and implementing a wide range of loss mitigation, cost efficiency, and process solutions.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Blockstack.io

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

BlockstackioLogoBlockstack.io offers a blockchain software platform for financial services firms and other enterprises to build applications on a private blockchain quickly and easily.

Features:

  • Enterprise-ready, private blockchains
  • Simple APIs to access sophisticated blockchain functionality
  • Private Blockstack.io ready in minutes

Why it’s great

Blockstack.io has everything you need to build and run an enterprise blockchain application right now.

Presenters

Blockstackio_PShiauPeter Shiau, CEO and co-founder
Formerly with Standard Chartered Bank’s Innovation office in San Francisco, Shiau has 20 years of software experience in both startups and enterprises, including AOL and VeriSign.
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Blockstackio_LSaarLior Saar, CPO and co-founder
Formerly co-founder @CryptoCorp; developer @Alt12Apps, @Songbird, @Gravity Mobile (now owned by Gracenote)
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Kofax from Lexmark

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

KofaxLexmark_logo Kofax’s (a Lexmark company) latest innovation in customer onboarding is a voice-driven, customer experience incorporating mobile capture, authentication, workflow, instant decisioning, and digital signature capture.

Features of Kofax:

  • Fast and simple mobile onboarding
  • Convenience of voice-driven activation
  • Collaborative eSign video session

Why it’s great

Kofax delivers a mobile onboarding experience driven by interactive and instructive natural voice recognition with a virtual collaboration session to eSign an application instantly.

Presenters

KofaxLexmark_DCollinsDarren Collins, Global Director, Financial Services and Insurance
Collins is responsible for strategy and providing thought leadership to global organizations in financial services. He assists organizations by mapping technical solutions to key business problems.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: ebankIT

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

ebankIT_logoebankIT is an omnichannel banking software company, providing innovative solutions with multi-core integration and centralized management, allowing banks to communicate more efficiently with their clients.

Features of omnichannel and social banking:

  • Provide seamless access to financial products and services
  • Allow banks to extend its customers network
  • Works on any device and wearable technology

Why it’s great

Omnichannel and social banking provides a consistent experience across channels, providing customers with seamless access to financial products and services.

Presenters

ebankit_JoaoPintoJoao Lima Pinto, Director
Pinto is ebankIT’s director, with nearly 20 years of solid experience in the financial sector, actively participating in the design and implementation of innovative omnichannel solutions.
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ebankit_silviabarbosaSilvia Barbosa, Market Manager
Barbosa is the market manager and omnichannel specialist at ebankIT, having several years of experience in consulting and business analysis in the financial sector.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: PaySwag

 

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

PaySwag_logoPaySwag is the white-labeled mobile app that brings a playful approach to the collections process through its cash or card payment, reward, education, and feedback engines.

Features:

  • Includes educational videos, games, and payment reminders
  • Users are rewarded for paying on time and communicating
  • Users can pay by cash at more than 17,000 locations

Why it’s great

PaySwag provides the tools for timely payments through mobile access and cash options. Using gamification to transform collections, payments become more accessible, rewarding, and likely.

Presenters

PaySwag_MHaynesMax Haynes, Founder and CEO
Haynes has spent more than two decades disrupting traditional financial models to accelerate opportunities in the lending, real estate, banking and private finance sectors.
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PaySwag_MMillerMark Miller, Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Miller oversees the platform’s global development team and translates the corporate vision into a product that delivers on the promise of empowering underbanked customers.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: RMS

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

RMS_logoRMS is an engagement solution provider focused on acquisition, cross-sell, rewards and referral marketing solutions for financial institutions. Our featured referral solution is presently YAP.

Features

  • YAP supports one or all lines of business simultaneously
  • Real-time performance analytics provide your performance impact
  • Leverages incentives of any type and price, per tier

Why it’s Great

RMS’s referral solution YAP delivers an engaging way for financial institutions to reward accountholders while generating valuable leads, saving up to 35% on acquisition costs.

Presenters

Baron Unbehagen, CEO
Unbehagen is behind RMS’s product strategies and overall vision. Previously, he spent over 20 years working with financial services companies in self-service channels and payments.
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Matt Domanico, SVP, Marketing
Domanico heads up marketing, program management, and product design. He brings 20 years experience in the financial services industry driving successful marketing and product strategies.
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FinovateFall Sneak Peek: North Side

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

NorthSide_logoNorth Side enables customers to use their own words (speech or typing) to access your applications and information. Customers can clarify their intent naturally, using conversation.

Features:

  • Customers get precise, cost-effective, self-help online
  • Mobile and web transactions transacted through speech or typing
  • Know your customers better and sell them what they need.

Why it’s great

VerbalAccess enables customers to access your products and services conversationally, get precise answers to questions, and conduct transactions easily, using their own words.

Presenters

This is #1 !Eugene Joseph, CEO
Joseph has developed intuitive person-computer interfaces for the last 30 years: Natural Language Understanding tech at North Side and interactive dynamics graphics software at Virtual Prototypes.
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Christian Lemieux, Technology Evangelist
With a strong background in linguistics, Lemieux works on various facets of the North Side NLU pipeline and semantic databases, and occasionally presents them publicly.