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*This is a third party event and you must register with Empire Startups to attend* Use code boston15 for 15% off! Register here: https://empirestartups.com/events/ny2019/#TICKETS Join over 400 attendees for the highlight of NY FinTech Week, the Empire FinTech Conference. A packed day of demos, keynotes and networking, showcasing the best of NYC FinTech. Hear from those forging new trails in payments, blockchain, lending, robo-advisors, insurance tech, real estate and more. In addition to attracting hundreds of FinTech entrepreneurs, this conference also plays host to the investors and service providers that help accelerate startups. The audience can also look forward to keynotes, panels and demo updates from some of the top FinTech startups in the world.
We are excited to host an insightful fireside chat with Karen Mills, Senior Fellow at the Harvard Business School and Numerated’s Founder and CEO, Dan O’Malley. Please join us as they dive into how Fintech is transforming digital lending and shaping a new era of small business opportunity. During this fireside chat you can expect a lively conversation about: Does the American small business dream still exist? - How is fintech empowering the next generation of small businesses? - How important is growth capital to these businesses? - What role do banks and non-banks play? - Where is there opportunity to innovate? Karen G. Mills ---is the Former Small Business Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, serving in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet and the National Economic Council. She is currently a Senior Fellow at both the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School, where she teaches as part of the entrepreneurship faculty. She is also on the Board of Directors of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Mills is the author of the upcoming book Fintech, Small Business & the American Dream (amzn.to/2IxFB4Q). She has spent over 25 years in venture capital and private equity, including as a partner in several firms, and she is currently president of MMP Group. Mills earned an AB in economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Dan O’Malley --- is the founder and CEO of Numerated, a fintech company powering the digital transformation of business lending at banks, and has a unique background in both banking and as an entrepreneur. Dan was Chief Digital Officer of Eastern Bank where he led its fintech incubator and developed Numerated’s technology, he spun the technology out as an independent company in 2017. Before this, Dan co-founded PerkStreet Financial, growing its annual transaction volume to over $1 billion. He also served as an executive at Capital One, co-founding its payments division and relaunching its cash back credit card. Dan began his career as a consultant at Oliver Wyman in financial services and retail and graduated from Princeton University.
Save the date as we plan to continue our substantive and engaging discussion from November on trends, risks and opportunities in the race to open financial services source code and data and how regulatory frameworks like GDPR will impact these efforts and yours. More details to come!
Save the date! We’re partnering with the awesome team from Yodlee on a series of quarterly meet-ups aimed at uncovering Boston’s newest and most promising FinTech start-ups. Save the date for the first in a series of evenings hearing from the next generation of Payments entrepreneurs. Details to come.