FinDEVr is excited to return to San Francisco this year on October 6-7 to showcase the latest tools, platforms and case studies to hundreds of fintech developers, VPs of Engineering, and CTOs. Register now to get your ticket before it’s too late!
FinDEVr 2015 will showcase dozens of the latest tools, platforms, APIs, and case studies from cutting-edge technology companies for developers creating the future of fintech via a unique dual-track, 20-minute presentation format. For more information on how to present at the 2015 conference, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FinDEVr 2015 is expected to gather together over 600 of the builders – devs, software architects, CTOs, VPs of engineering – that are forging the future of financial, banking and payments technology to connect and learn from each other. Don’t miss out on this unique event, register now!
“FinDEVr brings together the brightest technical minds and products in the fintech space for a highly collaborative event. If you are in the fintech space, then you should attend FinDEVr.”
FinDEVr 2015 will feature a unique, dual-track agenda over two days. The agenda will be centered around 20-minute, fast-paced presentations. Each presentation will showcase a new tool, platform, API or case study from a leading technology company designed to help developers of fintech create better innovations faster. There is no other conference that offers this powerful blend of content. A full agenda will be released in a few months.
“The high-paced development grind lends itself to a certain amount of technical tunnel vision. FinDEVr is a great way to force us to poke our heads up, take stock of our colleague’s latest efforts, and discover new ways to collaborate.”
FinDEVr San Francisco will be held at the beautiful UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center on October 6-7, 2015.
While FinDEVr does not have an official hotel with negotiated rates, here are some hotels to get you started in your search.
Grand Hyatt San Francisco Union Square
345 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Reservations: (415) 398-1234
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Reservations: (415) 771-1400
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
Reservations: (415) 788-1234
San Francisco Marriott Union Square
480 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Reservations: (415) 398-8900
The Bancorp is widely-recognized for its ability to set new standards in payments innovation, and remains one of the few companies in the world specialized in providing private-label banking and technology solutions for non-bank companies. The Bancorp Bank, the company’s FDIC-insured financial institution, continues to be one of the world’s leading issuers of branded prepaid cards, with over 70 million currently in circulation. With operations in both the U.S. and Europe (e-money issuer), the company is a “Top 20” Acquiring Bank, a “Top 10” Debit Card Issuer, and a “Top 20” Originating Bank. It is a licensed participant of the SWIFT international funds transfer network and maintains membership with numerous payments networks, including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Star, NYCE, PULSE, Plus, Maestro, Accel, UnionPay, and AFFN. The Bancorp is a Founding Member of NBPCA, a Direct Financial Institution Member of NACHA and an active participant in the Electronic Transactions Association.
Credit Karma is recreating the financial industry around people. With over 45 million members, Credit Karma is on its way to becoming the place online where people in the U.S. manage their financial identities. The company started by providing free credit scores to members, and has grown into an essential platform to help Americans reach their financial goals. Credit Karma provides its members with free financial information monitoring, data-driven resources and personalized recommendations.
Wi-Fi sponsored by Credit Karma.
MX launched its core Digital Money Management solution in 2010 and, in five years, has become one of the fastest-growing fintech companies. Integrating with over 30 online banking partners has opened the door for MX, as the DMM provider of choice, to more than 550 financial institutions.
MX has been committed to building financial software that entices consumers to increase their financial intelligence through a user experience that makes money management feel natural. As the banking industry is disrupted at a rapid pace, MX is committed to keep financial institutions on the forefront of innovation.
Yodlee Interactive is focused on making the Yodlee platform available everywhere that value can be created by entrepreneurs, partners, and developers to build digital financial apps and services. As the architects of a new digital ecosystem, Yodlee Interactive optimizes the wisdom of the financial technology crowd to create, catalyze, and distribute innovations faster through an open and secure data API. Used by hundreds of companies, both small and large, Yodlee Interactive is the horsepower behind today’s coolest and most personalized digital experiences. Yodlee is headquartered in Redwood City, California. For more information, visit yodleeinteractive.com. Tuesday networking happy hour sponsored by Yodlee.
Bank Innovators Council
The Bank Innovators Council is an independent global organization that promotes and supports innovation in banking. With our live, virtual and social communities, unique hands-on workshops, and partnerships with major FinTech conferences, we are the 24/7 ecosystem for bank innovators.
BankersHub was founded in 2012 by two financial services professionals, Managing Director – Financial Services Michael Beird and Managing Director – Events and Education Erin Handel. Both Beird and Handel are dedicated to educating and informing banks, credit unions, solution providers and consultants in the U.S. and around the globe. BankersHub delivers best practices, research insights, opinions, economic trends and consumer views through online web education, virtual events and conferences, live streaming activities, custom training and content development. For more information, visit bankershub.net.
The BayPay Forum is an Innovation Accelerator based in Silicon Valley and focused on trends and innovations in the payment and commerce industry. The BayPay Forum aims to connect payment professionals from startups and more established companies on a variety of topics, including mobile and social commerce, wallets, loyalty, authentication, cybercrime, digital media, entertainment, through personalized face-to-face forum and panel discussions.
The BayPay Labs provide cloud based software solutions that help businesses better manage their communities of customers, developers or partners based on BayPay’s white label platform and its experience with its 10,000+ member base.
Bitcoinmagazine.com is the preeminent authority for news, views and insight into the world of digital currency. From its launch in 2012 as the first reliable news source covering the Bitcoin universe, until today, when bitcoinmagazine.com ranks as the senior online digital currency news daily, bitcoinmagazine.com provides frontline coverage of breaking news and in-‐depth features on people, ventures, deals and developments. Owned by BTC Media and headquartered in Nashville, TN, the Bitcoin family of publications also includes yBitcoin, the quarterly magazine that brings Bitcoin to Main Street.
bobsguide is the premier financial IT solutions network, connecting financial IT buyers with suppliers. On bobsguide, financial IT suppliers from across the globe interact with IT, financial and treasury professionals and exchange information about financial systems and software. bobsguide has over 56,000+ members, 3,800+ vendors and features the latest financial technology news, RSS feeds, jobs and event announcements.
Byte Academy is the first ever FinTech coding bootcamp and the first full-time Python Full-Stack bootcamp in New York City. The school focuses on developing career oriented programming skills and guides students in the application of technology to a chosen field. Students often work on projects for potential employers during enrollment and are assisted in career placement during the program. Byte Academy offers extensive financial aid options and scholarships. All women receive a $2,000 reduction in tuition cost.
California Bankers Association (CBA)
Established 124 years ago, the California Bankers Association (CBA) is one of the largest state banking trade associations in the country. CBA leads the way in developing relevant educational and legislative solutions to some of California’s more pressing financial and banking issues, including financial empowerment, identity theft, financial privacy, and financial elder abuse. CBA’s membership includes the majority of California’s commercial, industrial and community banks and savings associations. For more information, visit calbankers.com.
Celent is a research and advisory firm dedicated to helping financial institutions formulate comprehensive business and technology strategies. Celent publishes reports identifying trends and best practices in financial services technology and conducts consulting engagements for financial institutions looking to use technology to enhance existing business processes or launch new business strategies. With a team of internationally experienced analysts, Celent is uniquely positioned to offer strategic advice and market insights on a global basis. Celent is a member of the Oliver Wyman Group, which is part of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC]. Download a free copy of our Cryptocurrencies – Just One Miner Thing report here.
CoinTelegraph is a completely independent publication covering cryptocurrency, the blockchain, decentralized applications, the internet of finance and the next gen web. We offer the latest news, prices, breakthroughs and analysis with emphasis on expert opinion and commentary from the digital currency community.
The world of digital currencies flourishes with greater fervor with each passing day. With an increasing number of businesses, entrepreneurs, startups and consumers adopting this technology, we are proud to spend every day at work and play increasing awareness of the many intricacies and advantages offered by these innovations.
About one thing we are certain: it is increasingly important to educate oneself in and be aware of new financial and technological innovations. CoinTelegraph welcomes you.
Hotwire PR is a global PR and communications agency dedicated to helping ambitious companies change their game, build their reputation, and stand out from the crowd through our wholly owned offices in the UK, US, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Australia, New Zealand. We bring the best of our knowledge, skills and experience to all of our clients wherever they are in the world.
Hotwire PR supports financial services and FinTech companies across the globe in key markets such as London, New York and San Francisco. Our expertise helps established and challenger brands in sectors including payments, capital markets, retail and core banking, retail trading and investments. For more information, please contact Rosemarie Esposito, Program Director (Rosemarie.Esposito@hotwirepr.com, 646-738-8964).
Let’s Talk Payments
Let’s Talk Payments (LTP) is the fastest growing global destination for news, insights & data-driven research in emerging financial services. LTP defines and embraces the New Global FinTech. With engaging interactive content covering daily news, analytical opinion, podcasts, webinars, interviews, research reports and even e-books, LTP has been called the ‘watering hole’ for industry insiders, business leaders, FinTech investors and entrepreneurs. Contributors to LTP are spread out globally to publish stories as they unfold, from various segments of this interconnected space, ranging from consumer financial services, lending & banking to mobile – and cloud – enabled payments & commerce, also including the latest shopping-related innovations in advertising, fashion technology, smart devices and wearables. LTP subscribers rate its content as fiercely independent, thought provoking and always up-to-date, in a way that continues to inform, engage and inspire everyday. Join the 50,000 subscribers of the daily newsletter who will visit LTP 5 million times this year! Subscribe for free now: letstalkpayments.com/subscribe
Mercator Advisory Group
Mercator Advisory Group is the leading independent research and advisory services firm exclusively focused on the payments and banking industries. We deliver pragmatic and timely research and advice designed to help our clients uncover the most lucrative opportunities to maximize revenue growth and contain costs. Our clients range from the world’s largest payment issuers, acquirers, processors, merchants and associations to leading technology providers and investors. Mercator Advisory Group is also the publisher of the online payments and banking news and information portal PaymentsJournal.com.
SF Fintech is the leading fintech meetup / networking group in San Francisco and the 3rd largest globally. Operating since 2012 we have over 3,300 members and put on regular monthly events including founder talks and panel discussions. We actively work with the broader fintech community of banks, venture groups, accelerators and key industry players to help ensure a thriving fintech, especially early stage, community in the bay area.
Women Who Code
Women Who Code (womenwhocode.com) is a non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. The organization provides an avenue into tech, empowers women with skills needed for professional advancement, and creates environments where networking and mentorship are valued. To date, WWCode has produced more than 2,000 free technical events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 30,000, and has a presence in 18 countries. Media Contact: email@example.com
A. The focus of FinDEVr is on builders (i.e. developers, software architects, CTOs and other builders) forging the future of financial, banking & payments technology. There is no other event devoted to these technologists and the special challenges they face in reshaping one of the most important industries in the world.
A. FinDEVr presentations cover the latest tools, tech, APIs, platforms, and case studies for builders. The presenters run the gamut from innovative fintech companies (i.e. Yodlee), to leading technology companies (i.e. Google). The full agenda will be released later in the summer.
A. FinDEVr is built around a unique format that combines fast-paced content with just the right amount of high-quality networking in order to provide maximum value to builders.
The event is multi-track so that each builder can choose the content most valuable and interesting. Within each track, the presenters have 20 minutes on stage. Within those 20 minutes, each presenting company will have 15 minutes to present their latest case study, innovation or tutorial followed by 5 minutes for Q+A.
At the end of each day, there are a couple hours of an open bar and appetizers for the attending builders to connect with each other and with the presenters they found most interesting.
A. There is no dress code for this developer event, but you can expect the majority of the audience to be wearing casual to business casual dress.
A. Only one discount code can be used per order. Multiple discount codes cannot be combined.
A. Assuming that there is no one at your company that you’d like to transfer your ticket to, the refund policy for FinDEVr 2015 is as follows:
• For cancellations requested on or prior to August 21, 2015, we will refund 100% of the fee.
• For cancellations between August 22 and September 22, 2015, we will refund 50% of the fee.
• For cancellations on or after September 23, 2015, we will not be able to refund any of the fee, but we will still be able to transfer your ticket to another member of your team.
Please note: We will always honor cancellation requests made within 48 hours of purchase.
A. There is no official hotel for FinDEVr, and we have not negotiated any special rates at local hotels. In the past, we’ve found that online travel websites are consistently able to undercut our “special” rates, so we recommend using Expedia, Hotwire, Priceline, Travelocity, etc. to find a hotel that looks good to you. For hotel suggestions, please see our hotel section.
A. If you’re interested in presenting at FinDEVr, please email SanFran@FinDEVr.com for more details.