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FinovateEurope 2015 Sneak Peek: Part 6

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February is only a few days away, which means that the first Finovate conference of the year – FinovateEurope 2015 – is almost here. We are well on our way to surpassing last year’s record crowd of 1,000. So don’t delay, get your tickets to join us in London on February 10 and 11. 
We’ve just revealed the official list of presenters to help whet your appetite for what some of fintech’s most innovative companies will demonstrate live on stage.
Today’s installment of our FinovateEurope 2015 Sneak Peek series features Bitbond, Revolut, Smart e-Money, TiViTz, TransferTo, and Wipro.
Previous installments of our Sneak Peek series are below:


Bitbond is a global peer-to-peer bitcoin lending platform. Get access to affordable loans and profitable savings from all around the world.
With Bitbond AutoInvest:
  • Build a loan portfolio automatically
  • Define regions and risk categories to invest in
  • Re-invest received loan repayments
Why it’s great
Bitbond AutoInvest creates a portfolio of profitable loans for you at 0% fees according to your preferences.


Radoslav Albrecht, Co-founder and CEO
Background in economics. Prior to founding Bitbond, Albrecht was Senior Consultant at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. Previously with Deutsche Bank London in structured equity.

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Robert Nasiadek, Co-founder and CTO
Programmer since childhood. Before joining Bitbond, Nasiadek started the Ruby on Rails development company, El Passion. Board advisor at


Revolut is a personal money cloud allowing you to avoid all hidden banking costs.
You can exchange currencies at interbank rates, send them through social networks and spend with a multicurrency card acceptable anywhere.
Why it’s great
Revolut – Personal Money Cloud


Nikolay Storonsky, CEO
Storonsky has eight years experience in financial services (trading). Most recently he worked for Credit Suisse and Lehman Brothers.


Vlad Yatsenko, CTO
Yatsenko has 12 years experience in developing IT projects in major financial institutions including Credit Suisse, UBS, and Deustche Bank.


Smart e-Money’s LockByMobile is an anti-fraud security solution which allows you to lock and unlock your cards in real-time using your mobile phone.
  • Provides an extra layer of security for your added peace of mind
  • Easy-to-use interface to lock/unlock your cards with a simple swipe of the finger
  • Customizable lock settings and built-in alerts
Why it’s great
Feel secure when using your card locally or even abroad. With LockByMobile, you have the power to prevent fraud from happening.


Angelito Villanueva, VP & Head of Innovation
With over 20 years experience, Villanueva is the lead in unlocking the huge potential of e-money by introducing digital payments innovations for financial inclusion including building a dynamic ecosystem.


Guillaume Danielou, Senior Product Manager
With 12 years experience in IT Development/Consulting/Product Development, Danielou has experience working throughout the entire product development life cycle process in international environments.


TiViTz College $avings Game-a-thon is a fully automated, easy-to-use, market-disrupting, patent-pending, activity-based fundraising tool for children’s college savings.
  • Complements existing financial savings vehicles
  • Creates new college savings accounts and relationships
  • Provides a marketing tool for consumer and business banking
Why it’s great
The Game-a-thon provides families with a solution to afford higher education by significantly increasing children’s savings, while improving their math skills and financial literacy.


Siobhan Mullen, CEO
Former aerospace executive, Special Advisor to the NASA Administrator, and experienced high-tech entrepreneur in launch services, satellite communications and data distribution.


Stephen Scully, President


TransferTo’s Value Remittance service is an innovative and unique remittance solution that enables migrants to determine how the funds they send are allocated.
Value Remittance provides direct payment of services such as electricity, mobile airtime, and education, while providing a new revenue stream for financial institutions and MTOs.
Why it’s great
Value remittance allows senders to know exactly how their money is being spent and provides the receiver with instant access to the selected service.


Eric Barbier, CEO
As founder and Chief Executive Officer, Barbier oversees the strategic direction of the company as well as manages the relationships with many of TransferTo’s customers and partners.


Charles Damen, EVP Global Business Development
Damen is responsible for the development of new services, strategic partnerships, and the growth of global accounts with over 18 years of experience in telecommunications, Internet, and payments.


Wipro ngGenie Smart Banking Assistant provides the “next generation banking experience” for customers. It helps by providing you with right information at the right place.
A personalized, contextual, next generation user experience for banking customers that can result in reduced costs of serving customers and an increased cross sell / up sell opportunities.
Why it’s great
Wipro myAdvisor helps in day-to-day transactions and acts as your personal financial advisor.


Mukund Kalmanker, General Manager
Kalmanker is a general manager at CTO office and has a rich background in the banking domain. He had earlier handled the banking business for Wipro under the Analytics and Information Management domain.

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Sudhakar Babu Tamminedi, Practice Head
Tamminedi has over 15 years of experience in Consumer and Enterprise Mobility applications across industries. He has provided end-to-end mobility solutions form conceptualization to deployment.

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