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Former SWIFT Fintech Innovation Leader joins SizeUp for International Expansion


Fabio Maffioli has joined SizeUp to expand its international presence by launching its services in additional countries in partnership with financial services enterprises. Before joining SizeUp, Fabio was Innotribe Startup Challenge Manager for SWIFT in its Belgium headquarters. The Innotribe Startup Challenge has become one of the leading global startup competitions, connecting the financial services industry with more than 650 FinTech startups around the world and reaching over 4,000 audience members through global showcases and networking events including Sibos. Fabio will work out of the new SizeUp office in London’s Canary Wharf.

You can watch Maffioli on CNBC where he discusses Fintech innovation in Africa.

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Canada and Silicon Valley Fintech Exchange


SizeUp spoke at MaRS Discovery District “Toronto meets Silicon Valley Fintech” conference to join other Silicon Valley-based Fintech companies to speak about the work it is creating and how it can be brought to Canadian markets. The event was hosted at the MaRS headquarters in Toronto in partnership with Plug and Play. It also included a session with Tim Clark, CIO, TD Wealth; Aayaz Pira, SVP, CIBC Digital; Michael Tang, Partner & Head of Global Digital Transformation, Deloitte; Steve Kirsch, CEO of Token; and RJ Carver, Manager PnP FinTech.

Canadian banks and financial service organizations attending included TD, BMO, CIBC, RBC, Scotiabank, Desjardins, Tangerine, Bank of Canada, Sun Life, Canadian Western Bank, ATB Financial, and Toronto Stock Exchange.

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How SizeUp helps Small Businesses Explainer Video

Watch how SizeUp helps small businesses overcome the challenges they face.

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Plug and Play Fintech Accelerator Selects SizeUp


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


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


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


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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