The London leg of the competition was hosted at Level39, in partnership with the Finextra Future Money Conference on 1 May. Level39 is in the heart of the City of London, on the 39th Floor of 1 Canada Square in Canary Wharf.
To read the press release announcing the 5 finalists selected during the showcase, click here.
And for the event wrap-up click here.
Less than 3 years old and less than 1 million USD in combined revenue and investments in past 12 months.
|Bitbond.net connects borrowers and lenders globally. It is a peer-to-peer lending platform for the digital currency Bitcoin. Bitbond.net enables access to a worldwide loan market for everyone who has an internet connection. Main target borrowers are small businesses from emerging markets. They can grow their business independently from banks. Lenders on the other hand get access to a profitable fixed income asset class which yields around 10% annually. Bitbond.net charges an origination fee of 0.5% to 3.0% of the loan amount.
|The revolutionary transition of the bond markets to electronic trading has opened the market to new and additional players, creating a unique opportunity for the investor to purchase bonds and construct global portfolios. We are an expert developer and provider of proprietary comprehensive analytical solutions for global fixed income markets, OTC and exchange. BondIT enables the user to optimally construct and analyse portfolios in an efficient, accessible, and cost-effective way.
|ClauseMatch was founded in 2012 to solve the problem of market liquidity in OTC derivatives and commodities markets. ClauseMatch is a cloud contract negotiation platform that reduces the time and costs spent on negotiating trading master agreements that are required to trade OTC products. The long negotiation process of master agreements is one of the main problems that result in lack of liquidity. ClauseMatch can save up to 75% in legal fees and reduce time to contract by a factor of 4 providing its customers with more trading opportunities.
|Foreign exchange companies bid for your business. You win. The size of the international payment market is 21 trillion USD a year, but most businesses lose out due to poor exchange rates, hidden fees and confusion. CurrencyTransfer.com is the worldís first multi-supplier aggregation platform, democratised for the masses. Our business model takes platform fees from rate contributors on the platform. HQ in London with offices in Tel Aviv, Israel. The founding team have over 10 years combined experience in foreign exchange, having previously helped customers trade close to 600 million USD in currency turnover.
|Richard H Harris has always believed technology can change the world. He is a natural entrepreneur with a proven track record of building and transforming game changing technology. Now his passion is firmly focused on mobile technology, and heís determined that if you have not seen Ensygniaís award winning technology yet, then you soon will. Matt Deacon brings over 20 yearsí experience in the IT industry delivering mission critical enterprise solutions on both Microsoft and Java platforms, including 6 years as Chief Architectural Advisor for Emerging Technology at Microsoft UK.
|moneymeets enables Private Clients to make better financial decisions along their life goals. Three important ways we use:
|Sedicii is a patented technology that eliminates the need to transmit or store private information (e.g. passwords, credit card details, SSNís or passport numbers) during the process of confirming that the presenter really knows that piece of information. In the digital economy, this is important as it provides a very secure way to confirm user data is true without ever exposing it. Sedicii is based on the Zero Knowledge Proof protocol. Applications include single sign on for applications or embedded devices, credit card tokenisation, and identity attribute verification.
|SilverOak uses an existing model (crowdfunding lending) to a new geography (cross-border emerging markets, beginning in India). SilverOak adapts credit algorithms from the leading SME lenders and is at the apex of several trends: a growing crowdfunding sector (2011-12 81% CAGR to 2.7 billion USD market size, 2012-13 89% CAGR to 5.1 billion USD), the advent of FinTech in the EM (e.g. only 1/4 of Sub-Saharan Africans have formal bank accounts) and the growth of social entrepreneurship. SilverOak believes that software is disrupting financial services.
|TransferGo enables faster, cheaper and more convenient international money transfers than banks, Western Union, MoneyGram and other new players. Our mission is to make international money transfer digital, safe, convenient, ultra-low cost and, most of all, ensure the process is wholly transparent to the customer. No hidden fees, guaranteed destination amounts and great customer service. We have our own infrastructure and direct relationships with banks in different countries, which allows us to collect and distribute payments 10x cheaper than banks and still guarantee next business day delivery.
|Xuvasi is an early-stage, founder funded business focused on the practical and pragmatic application of emerging technologies for disruptive innovation in a variety of operational domains. Xuvasi combines 26 years of technology expertise with global, multi-sector experience to ensure that our solutions are both capable and relevant. Xuvasiís bespoke research and development work has, to date, delivered a portfolio of proven capability that can be tailored and applied to address key challenges in global-scale business operations.
Over than 3 years old or more than 1 million USD in combined revenue and investments in past 12 months.
|Be it a small business or a large enterprise company having even the most complex systems deployed, people still return to the easiest way to express and record facts and plans: back to spreadsheets. Karma Platform combines the powerful flexibility of spreadsheets with the tight control of enterprise business administration systems. Business users only need to use spreadsheets to model business logic and define UI of their apps, and Karma Platform turns these spreadsheets into secure, scalable, multi-platform web applications.
|Mambu enables any financial institution to deliver state-of-the-art banking through its software-as-a-service cloud solution. Agile, flexible and open, Mambu eliminates the complexities typically associated with core banking software, at a fraction of the cost. Our clients range from small microfinance organisations to large retail banks and other financial innovators that are seeking to address the financial needs of the worldís 3 billion individuals and 250 million micro, small and medium enterprises in need of basic banking services.
|MatchMove helps online businesses engage and monetise their users through the strategic use of our cloud-based entertainment and payment platform. Full-featured gamification,social networking, e-commerce options on web, mobile and IPTV. We are the exclusive entertainment and payment platform provider for many globally recognised online brands, mobile operators, media and entertainment companies that together have more than 250 million users.
|MidVision accelerates your ability to release business innovation. Our industry leading, Application Release Automation solution, RapidDeployô has the unique ability to support provisioning, configuration and release deployment for both cloud and on-premise applications on an enterprise scale. RapidDeployô provides out-of-the-box integration to all major commercial and open source software platforms. Replicate our customersí successes across highly regulated industries such as Banking, Insurance, Healthcare, Life Sciences and Retail where first time delivery assurance, full compliance and auditing capability is essential.
|Do you own an online company that is built on a subscription model or relies on repeat customers, such as a newspaper, gaming, or any other type of ongoing, long-term service? SlimPay aims to boost your recurring payments, because they increase customer loyalty, which, in turn, increases your revenues. We support your commerce through every step of the payment process, from acquisition to deposit. SlimPay is an authorised payment institution, with operating licenses in the main EU countries. SlimPay provides ACH payment solutions that are linked to 3,921 banks and serving 340 million consumers.