Our Amazing Sponsors …

The Future of Money & Technology Summit is pleased to partner with organizations who are leaders in their industries.

innotribe_newInnotribe is a SWIFT initiative that brings together global innovators, investors, financial industry executives, strategists, Banks’ operations and technology leaders, and venture capitalists, all willing to drive change for the benefit of the financial service industry.
With our Innotribe Startup Challenge competition, we seek to bridge the gap between the Fintech startup ecosystem and the financial community, by bringing early insights into innovations that could disrupt current business models and create opportunities for new ones. Innotribe is about connecting people, networks and ideas. Read ours, share yours and join the Tribe!

Citi Ventures is the innovation engine of Citi, committed to conceiving, launching and scaling new initiatives with the potential to transform the financial services industry. Focused on four key areas of importance to Citi – Commerce & Payments; Security & Enterprise IT; Big Data & Analytics; Financial Technology – the team drives for impact by investing in startups, accelerating product roadmaps, and commercializing new technologies. Through these efforts, Citi Ventures seeks to identify and pursue cutting-edge possibilities for Citi and its customers.


Startup Blueprint is the only program designed to fuel profitability for your startup by providing free payment processing and advice. Connecting through top tier incubators, accelerators and VCs, we activate the optimum revenue model for your business. Startup Blueprint provides global mentorship and support for the startup community. Each of our startups receives 1:1 attention, dedication and white glove support from our Startup Advisors, all of whom have started their own startups or worked at an early stage startup.

Capital One Financial Corporation (www.capitalone.com) is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A., and Capital One Bank (USA), N. A., had $204.3 billion in deposits and $300.2 billion in total assets as of September 30, 2014. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has approximately 900 branch locations primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “COF” and is included in the S&P 100 index.

younoodleYouNoodle is a growing global network for startups and an end-to-end digital platform used by some of the biggest brands, universities, governments and more, to create, manage, and judge startup competitions. YouNoodle has created a global talent network of 50,000 startups and has become a premier resource for expanding access to the best ideas and brightest talent across the globe.


AccountingSuite is a San Francisco startup funded by parent company 1C LLC, an international enterprise software group with more than 1 million business customers in Asia and Europe. Our mission is to provide easy-to-use, no-nonsense business software for startups, entrepreneurs, and established businesses to manage their finances and day-to-day operations.

Screen Shot 2014-10-21 at 12.45.03 PM For the private companies, investors, matchmakers, service providers, and individuals that comprise the private capital industry, AllRounds provides on-demand, pay-as-you-go software applications that automate private capital management workflows and data flows that exist inside — and between — each of them. This saves each of them time and money, reduces risk, and increases capabilities and opportunities.

Eventbrite Event Ticketing
Eventbrite brings people together through live experiences. Discover events that match your passions, or create your own with online ticketing tools.

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Circle is a consumer finance company focused on transforming the world economy with secure, simple, and less costly technology for storing and using money. Circle was founded in 2013 by Internet entrepreneur Jeremy Allaire and is backed by $26 million in venture funding from Breyer Capital, Accel Partners, General Catalyst Partners, and Oak Investment Partners.

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BitLendingClub is the fastest growing international Bitcoin crowd-lending platform. We set out to use block-chain technology in order to make P2P Bitcoin lending a secure and sustainable reality. We take the necessary steps to protect lenders in order to allow them to invest freely.

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Sonic. is a locally based Internet Service Provider that has been providing cutting-edge technology in the industry for over 19 years. We work with many start-ups and tech based companies to provide them with the best voice and data services based on their individual business needs. Our services range from Ethernet over Copper, NxT1, Fiber and Voice products at very competitive price points. Please call 415-271-3411 and we’ll take great care of you. We are now providing excellent bandwidth in Los Angeles, as well as Northern California. Sonic.net is Brian Zisk’s favorite ISP.


ChangeTip allows people to express appreciation and pay other individuals or organizations via monetary “tips.” Tips are sent within the context of each social platform experience and allow users to transact seamlessly in the normal course of their Twitter, Reddit, YouTube and other social media interactions. In this way, ChangeTip represents not only the next generation of financial payment infrastructure, but also the next iteration of the Internet of Value. Built using Bitcoin blockchain technology, the company’s platform allows instant transactions between two parties. The company’s product suite includes the Tip.Me widget, which allows any content producer (artist, writer, musician, publication) to accept tips over the ChangeTip platform.

networkr
We believe that there should be a better way for professionals to connect and share their passion. The constructive sharing of a mutual passion can only take place via dialogues. To make this easier for professionals we built Networkr.


WP Engine powers tens of thousands of websites and apps built with WordPress, delivering the fastest, most reliable, and most secure web experience possible. Businesses large and small rely on WP Engine’s exceptional customer service team that specializes in quickly solving technical problems, and creating a world-class customer experience. The service includes top-notch support (the most WordPress experts on staff per 1000 customers), one-click backup/restore, one-click deployment from staging to production, version control, optimization for speed and scalability, and security features that include automatic software upgrades.


VentureBeat covers disruptive technology and explains why it matters in our lives. Led by Founder & Editor-in-Chief Matt Marshall and a team of experienced journalists, we’re the leading publication for news and perspective on the most innovative technologies. We also produce events that are renowned for the quality of their content, their networking opportunities, and the flawlessness of their execution.


Whether you are a local resident starting a small business, an international corporation opening an American headquarters, or a medium sized company considering expansion, San Francisco is the ideal location.


San Francisco is the innovation capital of the world. OEWD supports the City’s ongoing economic vitality by strengthening its neighborhoods, businesses, commercial corridors, and workforce. Our goal is to ensure that the City will always be one of the best places on the planet to live, work and play.


There’s healthy. There’s tasty. Then there’s healthy and tasty. At KIND, we believe you deserve both—we call it our brAND philosophy. That’s why you’ll find all of our snacks are pretty much the nirvana of healthful tastiness. What began with just 8 bar varieties in 2004 has grown to over 22 bars and 6 Healthy Grains snackable clusters, and a multitude of new recipes being perfected and refined to our standards in the KIND kitchen. So whether your snacking style is choosy or adventurous (or a little bit of both), here’s something to celebrate: we’ll always be thinking up new ways to delight your taste buds and keep your body happy.

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Sponsors of the 2013 Future of Money & Technology Summit:

 


Around the world, every second of every day, First Data simplifies the connections that make commerce possible, making payment transactions secure, fast and easy for merchants, financial institutions and their customers. Whether the choice of payment is debit or credit card, gift card, check or mobile phone at the checkout counter or online, First Data puts its payment processing expertise to work to help leading organizations shape the future of commerce to their advantage. For more information, visit www.firstdata.com.

Capital One Financial Corporation (www.capitalone.com) is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A., and Capital One Bank (USA), N. A., had $206.9 billion in deposits and $289.9 billion in total assets as of September 30, 2013. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has more than 900 branch locations primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “COF” and is included in the S&P 100 index.

Recurly provides enterprise-class recurring billing management for thousands of subscription-based businesses worldwide. A Level 1 PCI compliant service provider, Recurly can be set up in just days, and fully automates recurring billing; error-handling, dunning management, customer upgrades and downgrades, metered billing, and related customer communications. Learn more at Recurly.com.


BrightScope®, Inc. is a financial information company that brings transparency to opaque markets. Delivered through web-based software, BrightScope data drives better decision-making for individual investors, corporate plan sponsors, asset managers, broker-dealers, and financial advisors. BrightScope primarily operates in two major segments: Retirement Plans and Wealth Management.


Funding Circle is the world’s leading dedicated marketplace for small business loans, matching investors with small businesses in need of loans between $25,000 and $1,000,000.

Clover has reinvented the traditional point of sale, long dominated by outdated server-based technologies and have replaced it with a cloud-based platform. Complete with an App Marketplace, Clover enables third-party app developers to build consumer- and merchant-facing apps, such as order-ahead services, table wait-listing, loyalty programs, integrated voucher redemption, automated payroll, business analytics, and more.

Clover’s variety of APIs and open architecture allows developers the flexibility to built services that help merchants run their businesses better, more efficiently and bring in new customers. Clover replaces the cash register, terminal, and POS system, all for not much more than a merchant would pay for a cash register and terminal alone.

NerdWallet is a consumer advocacy site helping users make smarter decisions about their personal finances – ranging from retirement planning to finding the best shopping. We like to think of ourselves as that nerdy friend you can trust for financial advice. We build data-driven tools that are easy to use and crunch the numbers so you don’t have to. We also believe in transparency, therefore all of our tools and recommendations are completely unbiased.

Silicon Valley Bank is the premier bank for technology, life science, cleantech, venture capital, private equity and premium wine businesses. SVB provides industry knowledge and connections, financing, treasury management, corporate investment and international banking services to its clients worldwide through 27 U.S. offices and six international operations.


AccountingSuite is a San Francisco startup funded by parent company 1C LLC, an international enterprise software group with more than 1 million business customers in Asia and Europe. Our mission is to provide easy-to-use, no-nonsense business software for startups, entrepreneurs, and established businesses to manage their finances and day-to-day operations.

younoodle
YouNoodle is a growing global network for startups and an end-to-end digital platform used by some of the biggest brands, universities, governments and more, to create, manage, and judge startup competitions. YouNoodle has created a global talent network of 50,000 startups and has become a premier resource for expanding access to the best ideas and brightest talent across the globe.


@Pay is a two-click checkout for any email-enabled device. Our simple secure Email Payment Platform reduces complicated checkouts and increases conversion — whether you’re a large retailer, email marketer or small business owner.


Flint offers the easiest way for mobile, non-countertop businesses to accept credit cards and to increase repeat and referral business via integrated marketing tools. Flint’s free mobile app enables users to process payments using only their phone – without any additional card readers or dongles.


Socure is an identity proofing company. Socure’s Social Biometrics(TM) solution adds a novel social twist to real-time identity verification and fraud detection to defend enterprises against identity fraud. Identity proofing drives everything in credit, payments and commerce today and forms the under-pinnings of social commerce around the world tomorrow.


Ven (2007) is an asset backed Internet reserve currency managed by the Hub Culture social network. Ven has four major advantages: it is global, stable, secure and green.

Backed by a diversified portfolio of currencies, commodities and carbon futures, Ven was the first digital currency in the financial markets, to be used in commodity trades, and to trade in the FX markets. Tied to HubID, Ven is set to deliver new forms of finance to the developing world, with environmental DNA at the heart of these benefits. Over 5 million trees saved to date, and its just getting started.


DoubleBeam is a mobile commerce company. Our technology helps retailers, in-home service providers, financial institutions, and other mCommerce companies save money, streamline operations, and better engage customers via mobile.

Sonic.net is a full-service Internet provider, dedicated to delivering fast, reliable and inexpensive connectivity while providing award-winning technical support. Based out of Santa Rosa, California, we were one of the first ISPs to bring DSL access to the wine country, and continue to lead the way in making new access and hosting solutions available to the public.


Eventbrite is a self-service online ticketing platform that people all over the world use to create events, sell tickets and manage registrations for events of all types and sizes. Eventbrite has processed 140M tickets for organizers, totaling more than $2 billion in gross ticket sales in 179 countries. Nearly 60,000 organizers around the world use Eventbrite each month to manage, promote and sell tickets and registrations to all types of events — from small classes, book signings and networking gatherings, to concerts, festivals and conventions for tens of thousands of attendees. The events platform also makes it easy for anyone to discover events via their website or mobile app, and easily share events with friends. In this way, Eventbrite brings communities together by encouraging people to connect through live experiences.


VentureBeat covers disruptive technology and explains why it matters in our lives. Led by Founder & Editor-in-Chief Matt Marshall and a team of experienced journalists, we’re the leading publication for news and perspective on the most innovative technologies. We also produce events that are renowned for the quality of their content, their networking opportunities, and the flawlessness of their execution.


Gigaom began as a blog by one writer in 2006, Om Malik, and has grown into one of the most credible and insightful voices at the intersection of business and technology. Gigaom is a new type of media company with a business model that leverages technology, transparency, and access to information. The company’s growth has been propelled by great writers, journalistic integrity, industry depth and audience engagement. Since 2006, Gigaom has grown into the leading independent voice on emerging technologies and the disruption of media. The Gigaom news network’s online audience of 5.5 million monthly unique readers relies on its definitive coverage of cloud, mobile, cleantech, consumer web and media. Gigaom Events bring together the people innovating, shaping and defining the ongoing evolution of the technology industry. Gigaom Research offers the highest quality research and analysis of emerging technology markets and the companies making a difference in those sectors.


WP Engine powers tens of thousands of websites and apps built with WordPress, delivering the fastest, most reliable, and most secure web experience possible. Businesses large and small rely on WP Engine’s exceptional customer service team that specializes in quickly solving technical problems, and creating a world-class customer experience. The service includes top-notch support (the most WordPress experts on staff per 1000 customers), one-click backup/restore, one-click deployment from staging to production, version control, optimization for speed and scalability, and security features that include automatic software upgrades.