Category Archives: Banking

Benzinga Fintech Summit SizeUp Demo

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The Benzinga Fintech Summit “Innovators and Game Changers” included a demonstration of SizeUp to the audience of financial service and technology professionals attending the event. The conference in San Francisco brought together some of the leading experts in financial services and business including speakers such as Keith Krach, Chairman of Docusign; Kevin O’Leary, Chairman of O’Shares ETF Investments; Chris Larsen, Founder of Ripple, E-loan, and Prosper; Tom Eck, CTO of IBM Watson; and many other respected leaders from Experian, Lending Tree, Bessemer Venture Partners, Quicken Loans, Intuit, and others. The summit focused on the FinTech revolution with the newest A.I., Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Blockchain tools being used to automate and revolutionize financial services.

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Benzinga Says SizeUp is the Fintech Narrowing the Info Divide for Small Business

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Financial services media outlet Benzinga’s story about SizeUp, “Meet SizeUp, The Startup Using Fintech To Narrow The Information Divide For Small Businesses” discusses the innovations SizeUp is delivering. According to the article, “The San Francisco company’s platform is licensed to banks, insurers and governments to provide small businesses with customized and local data on competitors, customers and advertising.”

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SizeUp Presents at Silicon Valley Fintech Week at Draper University

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Members of SizeUp attended and spoke at Silicon Valley Fintech Week. SizeUp’s Founder spoke on the panel “Are Banks Becoming Tech Companies or Tech Companies Becoming Banks?” SizeUp also presented on the first day of the conference’s Fintech demos.

 

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FinXTech Rates SizeUp a Friend of Banks and Legacy Financial Institutions

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FinXTech’s article, SizeUp: Friend or Foe, concludes that “SizeUp is a friend to banks and legacy financial institutions of all sizes. Bringing this level of sophisticated big data and business intelligence to their small business clients is only serving to help them grow and succeed, which should ultimately result in increased small business account retention. And as these companies grow, banks can be ready to upsell and cross-sell additional products and services that focus on specific stages of development along the way.”

Read the complete article about SizeUp by FinXTech here.

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SizeUp on List of 20 Hottest Bay Area Fintech Startups and Investors

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SizeUp is #4 on the list of The Hottest Bay Area Fintech Startups to Keep Your Eye On. The article lists the top Fintech Investors including 1. Marc Andreessen (Andreessen and Horowitz) 2. Ben Horowitz (Andreessen and Horowitz) 3. Jeff Clavier (SoftTech VC), 4. Marissa Mayer (Yahoo), 5. Paul Graham (Y Combinator), 6. David Lee (SV Angel), 7. Jason Calacanis (Open Angel Forum), 8. Max Levchin (Affirm), 9.  Paul Buchheit (Y Combinator), 10. Benjamin Ling (Khosla Ventures), 11. Kevin Rose (Google Ventures), 12. Dave McClure (500 Startups), 13. Dave Morin (Slow Ventures), 14. Matt Mullenweg (WordPress/Automattic), 15. Keith Rabois (Khosla Ventures),  16. Chris Sacca (Lowercase Capital), 17. Aydin Senkut (Felicis Ventures), 18. Aileen Lee (Broadway Angels), 19. Ron Conway (Angel Investors),  and 20. Joshua Schachter (Tasty Labs).

The article describes the abundance of inventive organizations that can be found in San Francisco and that “In the midst of rumors about the looming fate and misery of the startup environment, there’s a lot of awesome new companies out there still ready to change the world.” The list of “the 20 sultriest new businesses in San Francisco” was assembled from discussions “with financial specialists, representatives, columnists, and active individuals from the city’s entrepreneurship scene to this rundown of new businesses to watch in 2016.”

The Hottest Bay Area Fintech Startups to Keep Your Eye On include 1. Sighted, 2. Plaid, 3. Gusto, 4. SizeUp, 5. Cashflower, 6. Trizic, Inc, 7. Even, 8. Comparably, 9. Truebill, 10. Funding Circle, 11. SoFi, 12. Trulioo, 13. Zenefits, 14. Due, 15. Acorns, 16. Zuora, 17. Wealthfront, 18. Navdy, 19. Final, and 20. Tipalti. According to the article, SizeUp “helps banks engage independent clients and make informed, lucrative choices through enormous data information. The company helps determine what percent of businesses you are outperforming in your industry, and see if your score places you in the top or bottom for revenue, size, salaries, and more. It also gives brilliant information about where your company’s clients are located, and where you should advertise.”

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Great Potential of Big Data Technology for Financial Services

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The article “Identifying the Great Potential of Big Data Technology” by Guillermo Torres, Manager at Axis Corporate, discusses how financial services companies have successfully identified Big Data’s potential. In one of three case studies, the article discusses that “Wells Fargo partnered with SizeUp to compare customer’s business to competitors, mapping customer´s competitors, customers and suppliers and lastly, finding the best places to target your next advertising campaign.” The live presentation of the research at the Yale Club in New York City highlights how SizeUp can be used for cross-selling bank services. To access a copy of the live presentation contact Axis Corporate.

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Efma SME Summit in Milan SizeUp Demo

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Efma’s SME Summit was designed to help banks capitalize on the significant opportunity of the small and medium enterprise (SME) market. First held in 2004, the annual Efma SME Summit has become the must-attend annual event which focuses on the challenges facing SMEs in the evolving retail financial services landscape. This year’s conference was held in Milan and included over 100 participants with executive responsibilities for SME banking from 29 countries. The conference included presentations from three Fintech companies including SizeUp, Consdata, and Strands. The SizeUp presentation covered topics including: Bank as partner for SME business success, Business intelligence and benchmarking for SME Customers, SME assistance for customer acquisition/ retention/ engagement, Increasing SME engagement digitally and in-branch, and Success models.


For more information visit https://www.efma.com/event/program/517