NB. This event is on at 6pm New York time! Please ignore any emails from Meetup saying it's over, it just doesn't play well with multiple time zones!
We're back in New York on May 20 for a FinTech Open Mic Night at WeWork Varick St. Please join us for a mixture of presentations, fireside chats and shout-outs plus plenty of networking.
We'll be videoing the session as usual for those of you who are unable to attend. You may click here to watch the videos (http://www.meetup.com/newfinance/about/) from our previous seminars and here to see the photos. (http://www.meetup.com/newfinance/photos/)
Please be aware that the agenda is updated on a regular basis
6:00pm - Doors open
Refreshments and Networking Opportunities
6:30pm - Open Mic session starts
-> Welcome address from Eddie George (http://www.london.newfinance.org/members/6626826/), Founder & CEO, NewFinance
-> London calling - short Skype-ins from UK Members looking to make contacts in NY:
Skype-in #1 - Nektarios Lilios (https://www.linkedin.com/in/nekliolios) from StartupBootCamp FinTech (http://www.startupbootcamp.org/accelerator/fintech-london.html), one of London's new FinTech Accelerators, hear about the programme and how to apply
Skype-in #2 - Chandrima Singh (http://www.meetup.com/newfinance/members/87258572/) from Crowd Fund Magic (http://www.crowdfundmagic.com/), a Complete turnkey solution provider for Crowd funding platforms
Skype-in #3 - George Kaye (http://www.meetup.com/newfinance/members/101431832/), Founder and CEO of Derivitec, a UK startup focusing on cloud based analytics for the derivatives industry
Skype-in #4 - Christian Faes (http://uk.linkedin.com/in/christianfaes), Managing Partner, Montello Capital & Co-Founder at LendInvest (https://www.lendinvest.com/), an online marketplace for mortgages
Adrian Crockett (https://www.linkedin.com/in/adriancrockett), CEO & Cofounder, Pellucid Analytics (http://www.pellucid.com/), a finance-oriented technology company that is focused on developing solutions for investment banking workflows
-> Shout-outs (1 slide, 1 minute)
Meridith Skodnik (http://www.meetup.com/newfinance/members/9996134/) - Starting up sales in the US for UK based The Currency Cloud (https://www.thecurrencycloud.com/)
If you'd like a shout-out please email an Organiser
9:00pm - Seminar ends
For those of you who would like to continue networking, we'll retire to a local bar
Paula (http://www.meetup.com/newfinance/members/54680592/), Event Organiser, New York
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Fried Frank (http://tech.friedfrank.com/) is a leading global law firm headquartered in New York, with a London office in Shoreditch. They represent some of the world's largest companies in their most significant transactions and help emerging companies expand domestically and internationally
Startupbootcamp FinTech (http://www.startupbootcamp.org/accelerator/fintech-london.html) (London) is on the lookout for top-notch FinTech startups from around the world. SBC are flying to Asia in mid-May to host pitching events; Singapore (http://www.startupbootcamp.org/events/fintech-singapore-pitch-day.html) on 12th May, Hong Kong (http://www.startupbootcamp.org/events/fintech-hong-kong-pitch-day.html) 14th May, Shanghai (http://www.startupbootcamp.org/events/fintech-shanghai-pitch-day.html) 16th May and Beijing 28th May. They are also hosting a pitch day in New York (http://www.startupbootcamp.org/events/fintech-pitch-day-in-new-york.html) on 6th June. Do you have an innovative idea that you would like to pitch to their FinTech experts? Apply now!
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