FinovateSpring Sneak Peek: SynapsePay


FS2017-Logo(rev)V1A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateSpring on April 26 & 27 in San Jose. Pick up your tickets today and save your spot.

SynapsePay provides instant identity authentication via a 5 second, user-uploaded video. No need for live agent nor associated costs. All technology powered by AI using vision, speech, and lip reading algorithms.


Video Auth: Vision, Speed, and Lip Reading. All  three work together to eliminate the chance of fraudulent transactions and account openings. Also eliminates staffing and customer acquisition costs.

Why it’s great
Identity authentication using just a five-second video. No human intervention. Eliminates fraud. Instant, accurate, reliable, and easy to integrate into your platform and processes.


Sankaet Pathak, CEO and Founder
Pathak lay the foundations of Synapse while completing a Master’s in computer engineering at the University of Memphis. He is driven by a need to make quality banking products accessible to all.

Finovate Alumni News


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  • Robo Advisor Wealthfront Launches Line of Credit to Make Users More Liquid.
  • Our latest FinovateSpring Sneak Peeks are up! Meet Unison, Hedgeable AI Lab, AccountScore, SynapsePay, and HEDG.


  • Xero Sees $26.4 Million Investment

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  • ACI Worldwide broadens its relationship with Ant Financial Services mobile payment provider, Alipay.
  • PYMNTS reportsTransferWise To Move Headquarters Out Of UK Due To Brexit.
  • NICE Actimize Launches ActimizeWatch, a Fraud Analytics Optimization Solution.
  • Fiserv to power core processing for SouthEast bank.

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