Finovate Day 2 and Best In Show

Yesterday, I arrived at Finovate a wee bit tired after hanging out Brandy Library with some of the conference attendees the night before.  The whiskey tasting was fun and informative.

Anyway back to the conference. A great way to keep up with the 56 companies who presented is to check  out this mind map created by  Maarten Korz.

Hey Developers! You may want to consider developing financial apps.  Yodlee is the web platform for financial apps, and there are more than 200 developers using the Yodlee platform.

The 7 Best in Show winners:

  • Betterment
  • Makes long term investing easy to do. Facilitates re-balancing.

  • BillShrink
  • Saves you money on mobile, cable.

  • Bundle
  • Sorta like Mint.com but giving more info to make personal finance decisions.

  • Dynamics
  • Innovating credit cards and making them more secure

  • oFlows
  • Making loan applications easiers. (B to B)

  • PayNearMe
  • provides the underbanked with a way to pay in cash for ecommerce transactions at 7-Eleven stores all over the country.

  • SecureKey
  • Providing more security for financial info. (B to B)

    I really enjoyed the conference.  I learned a lot.  Hat’s off to all the companies making personal financial management and creating products that help small businesses manage their cash flow.

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