Don’t miss this opportunity to talk FinTech
with industry insiders and discover exciting prospects for investment and collaboration.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
30 Rockefeller Plaza
5:30- 6:00p.m. Cocktail and networking reception
6:00- 6:10 p.m. Event Introduction
6:10- 6:40 p.m. Keynote Presentation: Kyle Zasky, Founding Partner, SenaHill Partners
6:45- 7:30 p.m.
Micah Bergdale, CEO, Bytemark
Jorge Sun, CEO, LendingFront
Nathan Richardson, CEO, Trading Ticket
7:30- 8:30 p.m. Networking
Kyle is a passionate business builder. He co-founded EdgeTrade and is an industry-recognized pioneer in the electronic trading space appearing on CNBC, CNN, and featured in countless industry publications as an authority on trading technologies. EdgeTrade was sold to Knight Capital in 2008 where he grew the business to a 65M plus revenue subsidiary. Kyle now spear-heads the principal investing arm of Senahill, and is focused on evaluating investment opportunities for the firm. Post investment, he encourages implementation of best practices that allow companies to execute and scale as they navigate through the challenges of running high growth organizations. He is an executive mentor and expert in building high performance teams and effective boards. He currently sits on the BOD of Tradelegs, Airex, Wealthforge and Untapt where he brings a comprehensive perspective to the table.
Bytemark provides the delivery of mobile payments and ticketing with a unique focus on the transportation industry. Bytemark’s first mobile ticketing solution launched in January 2012 for NY Waterway and has since expanded to Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; the state of MA; Toronto, ON; and the UK with additional deployments launching in 2016 in Seattle and Atlanta. Bytemark provides a patented token distribution management platform that provides a high level of security for its tickets regardless of whether they are visually validated, 2D/3D barcode, NFC or Bluetooth. Bytemark has grown from generating just a few hundred thousand dollars a year to almost $4M in annual revenue with anticipated 2016 revenue of $8M.
LendingFront offers lenders the ability to rapidly enter or expand into the small business lending market at a fraction of the time and money it would take to build or modify exiting systems, months vs years. It can increase approval rates by at least 30% over conventional lending methods, it can take approval to funding down from an average of 5 weeks to 1 day, and dramatically reduce operational costs 4X and improve risk management capabilities by providing better data, better product structures and monitoring tools not possible using conventional methods
Trading Ticket, a startup based out of New York, wants to develop a suite of products that will help consumers become more active, and proactive, investors. TradeIt is a patent pending technology that is in alpha on a publicly listed publishing platform. TradeIt allows users to quickly and easily place orders with their existing online brokerage accounts from any website or mobile device. Developed by 3 leading financial technology veterans, TradeIt has built a robust technology platform that can be easily integrated and embedded into any website, mobile device or advertising unit. TradeIt has navigated the complexities of legal compliance and security concerns to allow for online traders to have safe, fast, frictionless ordering.
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