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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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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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SizeUp on List of 10 FinTech Companies Helping Small Business

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SizeUp is ranked in the article “10 Hot FinTech Companies Helping Small Business“. The global list of fintech companies from Canada, USA, UK, Peru, Kenya, India, and Singapore include 1. Payfirma, 2. SizeUp, 3. Bodetree,  4. BCSG, 5. LivePlan, 6. Entrepreneurial Finance Lab, 7. Kabbage, 8. Kopo Kopo, 9. Oxigen, and 10. Funding Societies. The article describes that, “The underserved potential of FinTech for small business is enormous. Governments, financial institutions, entrepreneurs, and investors alike can both support and benefit from this trend. Of the many FinTechs to respond to the challenges faced by SMEs, here are some of the best in the world.”

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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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