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The Future of Money & Technology Summit is pleased to partner with organizations who are leaders in their industries. If you’d like to get your company involved, please submit a Sponsorship Inquiry today.

We will be announcing the sponsors for the upcoming Summit shortly. Below are the sponsors from the last Summit on December 9, 2013:

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.

@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.


Sponsors of the 2012 Future of Money & Technology Summit:


Launched by SWIFT in 2009, Innotribe is SWIFT’s initiative designed to enable collaborative innovation in financial services. Innotribe is built around an energizing mix of education, new perspectives, collaboration, facilitation and incubation bringing together strategists, business and technology leaders, trend-setters and trend-watchers.

FutureAdvisor’s free web application helps everyday people improve their existing investment portfolio by reducing fund fees, maximizing tax efficiency, and improving diversification. It machine-generates personalized recommendations for your existing IRA, brokerage, and even company-specific 401(k) accounts. Based in Seattle and a Y Combinator funded company, FutureAdvisor is backed by Sequoia Capital and angel investors including Square’s Chief Operating Offer, Keith Rabois and Yelp founder Jeremy Stoppelman. Visit them at www.futureadvisor.com or @futureadvisor

Openbucks provides an easy, safe and free way to make online purchases via its Gift Card Payment Network. Launched in September 2011, the company turns trusted retail gift cards into a convenient online purchasing and payment methods for people who do not have credit cards or prefer not to use them when paying electronically.


Finalogic is a new white label concept in mobile to mobile payment. Using either QR code or NFC, the system brings a new level of convenience and security to the transaction process.

Zipmark is an online and mobile digital check payment platform. Zipmark removes the barriers between people and their money by bringing the checkbook into the 21st century. Zipmark doesn’t take float revenue, and has no hidden fees. Zipmark payments are guaranteed and clear overnight. Zipmark is based in New York City.

IP Commerce® works with software developers and technology companies to create innovative commerce applications. They offer an open and easy-to-use development platform, along with other valuable commerce development tools. IP Commerce software is the driving force behind more than $3 Billion in annual transactions.

Telepin Software is a leading provider of mobile transaction platforms, providing mobile operators the most efficient and cost-effective way to control their distribution network, maximize revenues from mobile financial services, and deliver innovative mobile financial applications. Telepin’s Cayman Transaction Platform enables a full suite of electronic, transaction-based applications for mobile subscribers to recharge their mobile airtime without the use of physical cards or vouchers, facilitate P2P money transfers, allow for electronic bill payments, and more, using multiple channel interfaces. Telepin’s customer base includes tier-one operators in the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas. For more information, visit: www.telepin.com or www.mobilemoneytransactions.com.

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.