There’s no better way to get to know the companies that will be on stage at FinovateFall 2013 than our Sneak Peek series. If you’ve missed an edition or two, click on the links beow to read earlier installments of our preview.
This year, FinovateFall will take place on September 10 and 11, at the Manhattan Center in New York. Find out more about the event here.
Today’s installment introduces our fourth set of fintech presenters: Akimbo Financial, BizEquity, Motif Investing, Phony Invoices, RevolutionCredit, SaaS Markets, Unleash, and Zighra.
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provides turnkey, white-label, prepaid card programs and develops custom web and mobile solutions for banks, credit unions, and other businesses.
- Create sub-cards with any name
- Link bank accounts and set up automatic allowances
- Deliver money to a card with immediate access to funds
Why it’s great: Akimbo is reinventing allowance with a card that delivers money anytime, anywhere. It’s great for teens, students, staff, or anyone.
Houston Frost, Co-Founder, CEO, Akimbo Financial
Mr. Frost previously worked at J.P. Morgan in fixed income strategy. He holds a PhD from Northwestern University.
Thomas Turner, Co-Founder, Chairman, Akimbo Financial
Mr. Turner previously worked at Wachovia Securities in M&A and is currently the CEO of Turner Holdings, LLC.
is the first and leading patented cloud-based online business valuation service. BizEquity is democratizing and putting online a $2.8 billion dollar industry.
- Dynamic search of 15,000 industries
- Real-time business valuation scoreboard
- Online dashboard to monitor and manage your value with a 17-page report
Why it’s great: BizEquity’s patented service answers the most important question facing the business owner and their advisor online and in real-time.
Michael M. Carter, CEO and Founder, BizEquity
Mr. Carter is MD of The Musser Group, and Managing Partner, Entrepreneurs Management Group
is a new kind of online broker introducing the first-of-its-kind crowdsourcing of a financial product that uses Motif’s innovative social technology.
- Build Your Own Motif – a collection of up to 30 securities trading real-time for only $9.95.
- Feature it in Motif’s Community Catalog
Why it’s great: Stop Picking Stocks, Start Picking Ideas and build your own mofit of up to 30 stocks for $9.95
Hardeep Walia, Co-Founder, CEO, Motif Investing
is launching “Phony Vendor Check” at FinovateFall 2013. It’s the fastest and most robust software toolkit available to root out invoice scams.
- The most comprehensive database of invoice scams
- Real-time access through secure website or customized API
- Automatic updates
Why it’s great: Scammers make millions off of these
phony invoice scams every year. Protect your money. Stop invoice fraud.
engagement platform and database of unique consumer behavioral economic data are a quantum shift in the credit decisioning process for both lenders and consumers.
- Transforms credit decisioning
- Helps creditors identify upwardly mobile customers
- Offers just-in-time consumer financial capability development
Why it’s great: The launch of RevolutionCredit’s engagement platform will transform the credit decisioning process for creditors and consumers for good.
Zaydoon Munir, Founder, CEO, RevolutionCredit
Mr, Munir is an 18-year veteran of the financial services industry.
designs and delivers app stores for the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market. Its MarketMaker
platform allows companies to deploy a business app store for its customers or employees.
With a MarketMaker app store powered by SaaS Markets, you can:
- Win new customers
- Generate additional revenue and reduce churn
- Gain new insights
Why it’s great: MarketMaker Enterprise is the enterprise app store for your employees or customers.
Ferdi Roberts, CEO and Founder, SaaS Markets
Mr. Roberts is a former senior executive at Yahoo, Cisco, and Ariba, and was educated at Imperial College, London.
is a cloud CFO that helps small business owners make better decisions faster.
- Eliminates hours spent analyzing data
- Compares your business to the competition
- Shows you what you’re doing well and what to fix
Why it’s great: Cloud CFO – Simplifying business intelligence and making it super easy to use.
accelerates transactions by using human kinetics to make mobile authentication implicit, frictionless, and much more secure.
- Accurate, effortless, and instantaneous multi-factor user recognition
- Securely avoids vulnerable PINs/passwords and other biometrics
Why it’s great: KineticID provides FIs, mobile banking and payment platforms with increased customer convenience while reducing fraud cost and risk.
Deepak Dutt, CEO, CTO, Zighra
Learn more about the companies and entrepreneurs who will be presenting at FinovateFall 2013 in New York in our next Sneak Peek preview, coming on Tuesday.
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