May 18, 2016


Don’t miss this opportunity to talk FinTech
with industry insiders and discover exciting prospects for investment and collaboration.

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: Dan Keoppel, Investment Director
6:45- 7:30 p.m.  
Presentations by:
Chris Toppino, Co-Founder, RentShare
Kumesh Aroomoogan, Founder, Accern
Lex Sokolin, COO & Partner, Vanare
7:30- 8:30 p.m.  Networking

Wednesday, May 18th
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
30 Rockefeller Plaza 

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Keynote Presenter: Dan Keoppel, Investor and Senior Advisor

Dan Keoppel is an advisor and consultant to technology startups and venture capital firms. He is an independent board director for Qualia, a consumer intent and cross-device ad tech platform. He was the founder of Verizon Ventures, Verizon Communications’ venture investing program. Verizon Ventures combined smart capital with access to Verizon’s vast ecosystem and strategic roadmap, delivering entrepreneurs both money and targeted resources. Dan personally oversaw the investment of over $100m in more than 30 companies through a broad array of sectors including; networking hardware and software, fab-less semiconductor, mobile applications, IOT/M2M, ad tech, mobile payments, SaaS, cloud computing and data security.
Mr. Keoppel has spent the majority of his career in the telecommunication industry, with 20 years at Verizon and its predecessor companies, Bell Atlantic and Nynex, working in corporate venture capital, strategy and merger & acquisition positions. Prior to Verizon, Mr. Keoppel worked at AT&T in their M&A group and at AT&T Ventures Corporation and held various finance positions with Lucent (then AT&T) Consumer Products.
Dan has an undergraduate degree in psychology from Rutgers University and a MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Presenting Companies:

RentShare allows renters to pay their rent online without the need for their landlord to sign up. Through RentShare roommates can split rent and share the cost of monthly expenses easily. RentShare allows property managers and owners to track rent payments, receive direct deposit, and remind tenants to pay, all at no cost to them.

Accern  is a real-time web surveillance platform that alerts you on actionable stories about U.S. public companies. By monitoring over 20 million public news, blog, and social media websites, it identifies low-exposed stories and uses advanced data science to determine whether the stories are reliable and impactful. By using this systematic approach, Accern is able to quickly deliver actionable stories before they are exposed to the mass media.

Vanare creates digital advice technology powering how financial institutions help their clients. Our award-winning wealth management platform is built on roboadvisor DNA, and supports both the traditional advisor model and completely digital, low-touch interaction. We help financial firms serve both the Millennial and High Net Worth market segments, scale profitably, and support the intergenerational wealth transfer all while remaining in compliance with DOL and SEC regulation. In a single place, we deliver a fully customizable roboadvisor, client management, trading, performance reporting and account opening solutions.

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Organized by:

Saddlerock Advisors 
Registration subject to verification of credentials. We do not accept registrations from individuals or companies that we deem to offer competitive services. We reserve the right to limit attendance.