Further speakers announced for the WIRED Money event 2016
Further speakers are announced today for WIRED Money, Together with BBVA, the fourth annual one-day summit that will take place on Thursday, June 23 at the British Museum.
Confirmed speakers for 2016 include:
– Baiju Bhatt, co-founder of Robinhood. Bhatt’s Robinhood is an app that allows users to trade stocks for free. It’s now enabling developers to build its trading mechanic into other products.
– Marta Krupinska, co-founder and general manager of Azmio. Azimo is a low-cost, fast and safe way to send money to 195 countries. Its services include cash pick-ups, bank transfer, mobile top-ups and a mobile wallet.
– Jonathan Medved, founder and CEO of OurCrowd. Israeli company OurCrowd enables startup investment via crowdfunding. Startups regularly raise millions of dollars using the platform.
– Kathryn Petralia, COO and co-founder of Kabbage, a platform offering working capital or small loans to people who sell products online – whether it’s jewellery on Etsy or iPhone cases on eBay.
– JP Rangaswami, chief data officer of Deutsche Bank. The former chief scientist of Salesforce is now responsible for enhancing Deutsche Bank’s data quality and controls, to enhance its digital strategy.
– Anthony Thomson, founder and chairman of Atom Bank. Thomson is currently building Atom, a digital bank that aims to provide people with all the services of a typical bank, via a mobile app.
Speakers already announced include: Anne Boden, CEO of Starling Bank, where she is creating a mobile-first bank that’s designed with usability at its core; Alexander Graubner-Müller, CEO and co-founder of Kreditech which, by using big data, algorithms and automated processes, creates a credit score for everyone – including the “unbanked” population; Matthias Kröner, CEO and board spokesman, Fidor Bank – formerly the youngest CEO of a German direct bank, Kröner is CEO of digital bank Fidor, which recently launched in the UK; Kim Miller, serial entrepreneur and founder of Guevara, a car insurance platform that allows drivers to pool their premiums for significant savings; Aldo Monteforte, founder & CEO of The Floow, which is using smartphones as data-collecting devices for insurance companies, reducing premiums and making driving safer; and Hank Uberoi, CEO of Earthport, which aims to create a faster, more affordable cross-border payments system. Typically it offers 50% cheaper remittances than the market average.
Additional names will be announced over the coming weeks.
Following the success of previous years, WIRED Money, Together with BBVA, will once again bring together insight from sector newcomers and entrepreneurs, as well as the established financial powerhouses. It will offer a fresh focus on this fast-changing industry and introduce, explain and predict the changes affecting the world of banking, finance and money.
BBVA Open Talent (www.centrodeinnovacionbbva.com/en/opentalent), the bank’s competition for early-stage startups now in its eighth edition, will be sponsoring the Startup Stage at WIRED Money 2016. The Startup Stage speakers will be announced in due course.
There are a limited number of tickets available for WIRED Money Together with BBVA, at a price of £999 + VAT. A 10% discount is available to “early birds” until April 17. WIRED subscribers have access to a 15% discount until April 17, and a 50% discount is available to finance sector startups.
For further information, or for registration, visit http://www.wiredevent.co.uk/wiredmoney-2016