With FinovateFall 2014 starting a week from today, you’ll have to forgive us if we’ve got a little New York on the brain.
But you’d have to admit that the latest roundup of the New York fintech scene’s “Need to Know” from AlleyWatch couldn’t be more timely.
Even better, not only does the lineup include five companies that have demoed at Finovate shows in the past, it also features a pair of alums that are presenting at the upcoming FinDEVr
event in San Francisco, as well.
That would be CardFlight and Thinknum. Derek Webster, founder and CEO of CardFlight, and Thinknum Co-Founder Justin Zhen were two of the five alums featured in AlleyWatch’s “21 People in the New York FinTech Scene You Need to Know About.” CardFlight specializes in mobile POS technology that enables card-present transactions. Thinknum has designed a web-based platform that helps financial analysts leverage big data to better value companies.
Both companies will be presenting at FinDEVr at the end of the month. Bronze sponsor CardFlight will host a presentation at FinDEVr on Tuesday. Thinknum will be holding its FinDEVr workshop on Wednesday. And there’s still time to get your tickets
and join us for the first fintech event for developers.
Also noted in AlleyWatch’s review of New York’s Fintech Who’s Who were Betterment
Product Manager Nick Gavronsky, LearnVest
founder and CEO Alexa von Tobel, and Market Prophit
CEO Igor Gonta.