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FinovateSpring 2014 Sneak Peek: Part 5

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Below, we’ve brought you another set of companies that will show off their newest technology at FinovateSpring on April 29 and 30 in San Jose. The six companies featured below will demo their fintech solutions that target problems ranging from marketing to security.

In case you missed them, check out the following posts in our series, each featuring 6 companies:


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Encap Security allows FIs to think outside the “authentication box,” providing the ideal solution for mobile and online banking, CNP transaction and call center authentication.

Features:
Encap Security’s in-app authentication solution:

    • increases security while improving customer experience
    • increases adoption, revenue while decreasing costs
    • satisfies regulatory requirements.

Why it’s great:
For the first time, you can forget that old trade-off between security and ease-of-use.  

Presenters:

Adam Dolby,VP of Business Development
Dolby serves as Encap Security’s VP of Business Development, with a focus on the Americas. He brings over 20 years of experience in the development and delivery of e-banking products.
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David Nayes, Director of Sales
Nayes has a deep understanding of strategies for combating payment and mobile banking fraud.
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Insuritas is the nation’s leading SaaS banking solution delivering on the high demand for Web based services from financial institutions that converts online banking sites into sales engines.

Features:
    • SmartCART delivers shop, compare, buy, single check-out and post-sale online account creation
    • Sales revenue annuitizes at 82% YOY
    • Contains products consumers purchase and repurchase every year
Why it’s great: 
Transforms bank web eco-systems for 69 million online banking customers from service sites into ecommerce platforms that generate value added, annuitizing, non-cyclical fee income.  
Presenters:

Jeffrey Chesky, Founder, President & CEO 
Chesky pioneers the design, installation, and outsourced management of insurance agencies for financial institutions nationally.
Matt Chesky, SVP
Chesky joined Insuritas in 2012, oversaw design and deployment of Insuritas SmartCART Technology and SaaS platform; Graduated Yale ’12 with a degree in Economics.
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Pellucid Analytics fixes pitchbook creation. It is a tablet and browser product that lets you browse print-ready charts and drag them into a pitchbook.

Features: 

    • Leverage a large gallery charts formatted to firm-specific branding standards 
    • Quickly assemble charts into a pitchbook 
    • Focus on applying judgment to information and crafting a compelling message 

Why it’s great:
Pellucid compresses the time required to perform a broad range of pitchbook-related activities from days to seconds.

Presenters:

Adrian Crockett, CEO and Cofounder
Crockett has over 14 years of investment banking experience, heading groups at Credit Suisse, Merrill Lynch, and Deutsche Bank.
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Jamie Ballingall, Chief Scientist and Cofounder
Ballingall oversees delivery of the product and was formerly an investment banking quant and adjunct associate professor at Columbia University.
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Radius is the modern way to market to small businesses. Unlock your best SMB customer segments. Deploy targeted marketing campaigns and measure your success.

Features:

    • Gain insights on more than 27 million U.S. businesses
    • Discover your best customer segments and create look-alike lead lists
    • Deploy campaigns and measure success

Why it’s great:
Radius takes the guesswork out of lead generation. Identify your best market segments. Deploy amazing marketing campaigns. Learn. Repeat.  

Presenter:

Darian Shirazi, Founder & CEO
Shirazi was an early employee at Facebook and worked on the Sell Your Item team at eBay. He has founded, invested in, and advised many successful technology companies.
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TextPower’s TextKey protects data, websites, and VPNs by having users send a simple text message which authenticates by verification of up to seven factors.

Features:

    • World’s first omni-factor authentication (checks every factor)
    • Virtually unhackable; authenticates via simple SMS
    • Affordable and easy to install for any size business

Why it’s great:
Simple, strong, secure protection for your data, website and company. TextKey’s patent-pending technology is virtually unhackable because users text the key from their cell phone.  

Presenter:

Scott Goldman, Co-founder/CEO
Technologist, successful entrepreneur, author, consultant, globally-recognized speaker, and “Wireless Wizard”. Mileage-mad cyclist. Favorite hobby: Making dark chocolate disappear.
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Venovate’s Marketplace is an online platform that makes investing in and fundraising for private securities faster and more efficient.

Features:

    • Verification of investors and fundraisers
    • Thorough due diligence on investment opportunities
    • Back office for efficient execution of transactions

Why it’s great:
Venovate is the smarter alternative for investing and fundraising.  

Presenters:

Michael Raneri Chairman & CEO
Raneri has over 20 years of experience in executive positions with four leading online brokerage firms. Uniquely qualified to lead the next generation of financial industry innovation.
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Thomas Foley, Co-founder
Foley has been successful at several startups and in investment banking. Recognized for outstanding entrepreneurship in BusinessWeek’s 30 Under 30.
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Be sure to check back on Thursday of this week, when we’ll post a sneak peek of another six companies.