FinovateSpring Sneak Peek: Averon

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateSpring on May 8 through 11, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Register today and save your spot.

Averon is the world’s first fully automatic and ultra-secure mobile identity authentication standard. Averon MagicFill provides magically easy, conversion-increasing form fill solutions.

Features

  • Averon’s MagicFill converts prospects using real-time mobile data
  • The ultra-secure technology breezes users through signup and checkout
  • The solution confirms user identity in real-time, increasing lead quality

Why it’s great
Averon’s MagicFill provides a seamless boost to conversion funnels, which can otherwise be like obstacle courses with lengthy, difficult forms to populate, especially on mobile.

Presenters

Tom Green, EVP
Green has deep experience in financial services and technology. He has worked with numerous technology companies ranging from startups to the Fortune 100. Currently, he is EVP at Averon.
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FinovateSpring Sneak Peek: Project Finance

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateSpring on May 8 through 11, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Register today and save your spot.

Project Finance is a personal finance management and decision-making application that shows you the future of your finances based on the spending and saving choices you’re making today.

Features

  • See the future of your bank account based on your spending and saving behavior
  • Explore the scenarios and tradeoffs you can make with your money
  • Get insight designed to maximize your wealth

Why it’s great
Good spending and saving behavior starts with being confident in your ability to meet future obligations. Project Finance is designed to help you understand your future and the actions you can take today.

Presenter

Colby Ross, Co-Founder & CEO
Ross is a finance geek and product designer, and he’s building a company he’s always wished existed.
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FinovateSpring Sneak Peek: Covered Security

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateSpring on May 8 through 11, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Register today and save your spot.

In a world of constant breaches, what if protecting your online life was easy and rewarding? Covered Security motivates and empowers consumers to improve security – and creates a digital opportunity for banks.

Features

  • Gamified identity theft risk assessment and education
  • Personal assistant for online security and alerts
  • Simple, automated guidance to reduce your risk of identity theft

Why it’s great
In the face of skyrocketing cybercrime, you are not powerless. Covered helps you take control of your digital identity to avoid the time and hassle of identity theft.

Presenters

Christopher Zannetos, CEO
Zannetos has founded and led security companies to be profitable, visionary leaders – generating more than $300 million in revenue. He’s also a passionate supporter of STEM education to battle poverty.
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Brian Milas, CTO
Milas has architected market-leading products that serve tens of millions of users worldwide, making security simple and fast. Though far from his roots, he retains his Midwestern good nature.
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FinovateSpring Sneak Peek: 280 CapMarkets

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateSpring on May 8 through 11, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Register today and save your spot.

280 CapMarkets‘ BondNav technology platform provides a fully transparent, modern way for investment advisors to search, compare, and transact from a broad universe of bonds.

Features

  • Has access to thousands of wholesale bond offerings
  • Offers pre-trade price transparency that helps advisors compare and trade with confidence
  • Supports the best execution requirements with 280 Best X documentation

Why it’s great
BondNav levels the playing field for independent investment advisors in the fixed income markets, providing a simpler way to buy, sell, and manage bonds.

Presenters

Gurinder S. Ahluwalia, CEO
Ahluwalia has 25+ years of operating and financial services experience, most recently in wealth management. Previously, he was President and CEO of AssetMark.
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Prescott Nasser, Chief Technology Officer
Nasser has more than 15 years of technology experience, building financial services software and teams. He was previously VP of Engineering at Vouch Financial.
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Dave Rudd, Managing Director, Co-Head of Institutional Sales Rudd is a 20-year veteran of institutional fixed income sales and trading, and one of the visionaries behind 280 CapMarkets.
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FinovateSpring Sneak Peek: Eltropy

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateSpring on May 8 through 11, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Register today and save your spot.

Eltropy empowers financial firms to engage clients across messaging apps such as iMessage, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and WeChat, to grow revenue rapidly.

Features

  • Offers a messaging-based customer engagement and sales solution
  • Uses AI to predict client buying behavior
  • Provides predictions banks can leverage to follow-up with the right clients at the right time with the right product

Why it’s great
Messaging + AI is the future of customer communication for financial institutions. And that’s where Eltropy comes in – they enable financial firms to engage their clients over messaging.

Presenters

Ashish Garg, CEO and Founder
An MBA graduate from the Wharton School and BITS Pilani, Garg has spent his career in defining and launching technology products that grow revenue.
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Troy Pittock, VP Financial Services
Pittock leverages his deep background in sales and marketing leadership to help customers drive and increase revenues through Eltropy’s messaging-based sales engagement platform.
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FinovateSpring Sneak Peek: SynapseFI

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateSpring on May 8 through 11, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Register today and save your spot.

Synapse Financial Technologies has built an intuitively designed bank with automated back office and servicing. This results in reduced costs and offers best-in-class financial products to all, regardless of their bank balance. The White Label Loan Issuance originates and services unsecured consumer or business loans to customers.

Features

  • Customizable decisioning
  • Automated compliance
  • An origination and servicing UI

Why it’s great
SynapseFI has truly simplified banking. They make banking truly accessible for all Americans by enabling other companies and fintech platforms to build and deliver innovative financial products.

Presenter

Sankaet Pathak, CEO & Founder
Pathak’s passion for cognitive science, AI, and machine learning in the fintech space and how to use this technology for back office automation has lead him to build an intuitive bank, accessible to all.
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FinovateSpring Sneak Peek: Q2

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateSpring on May 8 through 11, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Register today and save your spot.

Q2 Biller Direct is a new billpay solution that enables card payments to dramatically improve the user experience and economic model of billpay.

Features

  • Card payments generate interchange revenue for every bill paid
  • Modern user experience features bill aggregation and push notifications
  • API allows ultimate flexibility for development and integration

Why it’s great
Biller Direct uses card payments to turn billpay from a cost center to a revenue generator.

Presenter

Rahm McDaniel, VP of Strategic Solutions
McDaniel is an entrepreneurial sales and marketing executive with 19 years of experience leading complex, cross-functional initiatives. He currently serves as Q2 Open’s VP of Strategic Solutions.
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FinovateSpring Sneak Peek: CUCollaborate

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateSpring on May 8 through 11, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Register today and save your spot.

Credit unions offer the best rates but figuring out which ones you can use is nearly impossible. CUCollaborate’s new product, JoinCU, makes it easy to find, join, and borrow from credit unions.

Features

  • Prequalifies consumers’ eligibility for every U.S. credit union
  • Increases credit unions’ online application conversion rate
  • Establishes referral network of and between credit unions

Why it’s great
CUCollaborate works with both credit unions and companies that connect consumers with products offered by credit unions (financial products, insurance, etc.). JoinCU can be implemented as an API.

Presenters

Sam Brownell, founder
Brownell has worked in the credit union industry for more than 10 years, bringing multiple solutions for credit unions and their partners to market. Before CUCollaborate, he worked at Callahan & Associates.
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Jason Hishmeh, CTO
Hishmeh has more than 15 years of experience in application development and cyber-security and more than eight years of technology experience on Wall Street within the financial services industry.

Your Sneak Peek into FinovateSpring Begins Next Week

Spring is officially here and it’s time for a fresh look at the dozens of companies that will take the stage at FinovateSpring at the Santa Clara Convention Center on May 8 through 11. New this year, we’ve expanded the show to four to include discussions and analyses of a range of fintech topics.

If you haven’t registered yet, there’s still time to save on your ticket.

Your sneak peek into the demos

Finovate’s demo-only format will take center stage on the first two days, highlighting a range of fintech startups who will demo their newest offerings.

To get ready for what’s to come, we’re featuring a series of sneak peeks of some of the demoing companies. Stay tuned on the blog throughout the next few weeks as we reveal what each company is working on and why it’s worth paying attention to. As FinovateSpring draws near, we’ll also highlight notable speakers and keynote addresses that will take place later on in the conference.

For more of what to expect, check out the agenda, view the list of demoing companies, and plan your visit.