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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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SizeUp Wins Bank Innovation DEMOvation One Fintech Startup

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SizeUp won the Bank Innovation 2017 Conference DEMOvation One fintech competition in San Jose. SizeUp won by receiving the highest amount of votes from all conference attendees after they watched a live demo of SizeUp and the other fintech companies. The other fintechs in the DEMOvation One competition were EyeVerify, BeSartee, Teller, and Alloy.

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Fintech Opportunities for Small and Mid Size Enterprises Panel at BAI Beacon

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The BAI Beacon conference for financial service executives presented a session on opportunities for small business Fintech including a panel of small business Fintech experts and pioneers including Kathryn Petralia, Co-Founder of Kabbage, Ruth Polachek, former Head of Citi Accelerator and FinCheck, Anatalio Ubalde, Founder of SizeUp, Zack Chestnut of RevolutionCredit, and moderator Matt Gamser, CEO of SME Finance Forum. The FintechStage session covered the significant opportunities that exist for serving small businesses and how Fintech companies have identified ways to serve this historically underserved market segment.

 

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Plug and Play Fintech Accelerator Selects SizeUp

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Plug and Play Fintech sourced over 800 Fintech startups worldwide to select twenty-four startups, including SizeUp, for the Plug and Play Fintech accelerator. The program is designed for financial technology startups. The startups will gain access to Plug and Play’s extensive network of top banks and financial institutions that have been specifically curated to work with them. Partners of the program include Deloitte, Bank of the West, BanRegio, BNP Paribas, Capital One Growth Ventures, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Finstar Labs, Intuit, JCB, MUFG, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, TD Bank, USAA, and U.S. Bank.

Plug and Play’s venture team, VC Partners, and corporate partners select the startups that are accepted into the program, resulting in less than a 3% acceptance rate. “We are thrilled to be working with some of the best fintech startups in the world, before the world knows them,” says George Damouny, Principal of Plug and Play Ventures.

The Fintech startups selected include CCOBOX, Dobot, Eximchain, Flowcast, Instrument Capital, Lenny, Netki, Neurensic, NUCO, Omniscience, Redrock Biometrics, ShoCard, ShopInbox, SizeUp, Stellar Development Foundation, The Sun Exchange, Tierion, Tradle, Trunomi, Vault, and xPressTap.

Read the Plug and Play Fintech news release and learn more about the PnP Fintech program.

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SizeUp Presents at MoneyConf in Madrid

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SizeUp presented at MoneyConf in Madrid. According to MoneyConf, the event brought together the world’s leading startups to present at the conference to a distinguished judging panels including Earnest’s Louis Beryl and Kathryn Petralia, Co-Founder of Kabbage.  Banks and other financial service companies from around the world attended to learn form innovative Fintech, banking, and financial services leaders. The presenting Fintech companies included SizeUpSplitItRehiveSpendeskViventorBlackmoonLunar WayBIIDBlue CodeIxaris TechnologiesVaultoroIndexa Capital AVRINGPAYNeemaE-Savings.CLUBSignaturitGrace SystemsJandoInnovative AssessmentsParticeepmuinmos ApS, and Wearable Technologies SL.

Read the MoneyConf news release about PITCH.

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SizeUp on the List of 15 Silicon Valley Fintechs Every Bank Should Meet

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SizeUp is on the list of 15 Silicon Valley Fintech companies that every bank should meet. The article describes SizeUp saying “All banks are trying to better serve/grow their small business market and SizeUp provides custom service and value to each of a bank’s small business customers, online through automation, and algorithms.”

Read the complete article.

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SizeUp Presents at Collision Conf 2016

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SizeUp presented at Collision Conference PITCH in New Orleans. Forbes named PITCH as one of the best startup pitching competitions worldwide. Over 400 companies were considered and the Collision judges shortlisted an impressive list of startups to present. PITCH was judged by a distinguished panel of judges, which includes Twilio’s Jeff Lawson, Khosla Ventures’ Benjamin Ling and SoftTech VC’s Andy McLoughlin. Collision is “America’s fastest growing tech conference” created by the team behind Web Summit. In two years, Collision has grown to over 7,500 attendees from more than 50 countries. There are other notable speakers for the conference.

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