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FinTech Pitch Competition

June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is an Online Event.

Join Entre virtually for our Startup Pitch Competition only for FinTech Startups. 6 FinTech companies will pitch to a panel of investor judges and hundreds of entrepreneurs.

Apply here in this google form to be considered to pitch at this competition. Application deadline will be June 17th, 2020.

Sign up here

 

The following Prizes will be presented to the winners of this Pitch Competition:

Winner

  • Admission to HubSpot for Startups
  • 6 months free premium Mailjet email marketing
  • 1 Hour free consultation with Slide UX
  • 750 credits to SeedLawyers

Finalists

  • 3 months free premium Mailjet email marketing
  • 1 Hour free consultation with Slide UX
  • 250 credits to SeedLawyers

And 1-year FREE Entre Pro Membership for all participants!

Agenda:

6:00 – 6:15 pm EST : Event Introduction

6:15 – 7:30 pm EST: Startup Pitches + Q&A

7:30 – 7:45 pm EST: Winners and Prizes announced + Closing remarks

7:45 – 8:00 pm EST: Networking

 

Judges:

Josh Kuzon, Investor at Reciprocal Ventures

Josh concentrates on payments, credit, financial infrastructure, and financial management software. Prior to joining Reciprocal Ventures, Josh held corporate strategy and development roles at Silicon Valley Bank and JPMorgan Chase. He dedicated much of his time at the banks to pursuing partnerships and investments with innovative tech startups, most notably managing SVB’s and MasterCard’s joint FinTech startup accelerator, Commerce.Innovated., and JPMC’s investments in Square (IPO) and GoPago (sold to Amazon). He started his career at First Annapolis, where he advised participants in the payments industry on strategy, partnerships, and M&A. Josh received his BS from Lehigh University. He presently sits on the board of Extend Technologies, Inc.

Megan Ananian, Investor, Seedinvest

Megan joined the Seedinvest team in 2019 after receiving her MBA at Yale School of Management. SeedInvest is an early-stage fund as well as an investment platform connecting founders with a community of over 375k investors. They’ve invested $200M+ into over 200 companies through Reg CF, Reg D, and Reg A.

Megan’s focused on Fintech, Edtech, and Consumer as well as leading the Female Founder Initiative. Prior to business school, she spent 6 years in investment banking in New York at Wells Fargo Securities where she managed debt private placements, economic development bond financing, and derivatives for 21 states on the East Coast. She’s passionate about reducing economic inequality in the US by democratizing access to private equity investments and connecting diverse founders with access to capital.

Nisha Desai, CEO and Founding Managing Partner of Andav Capital

Nisha Desai is CEO and Founding Managing Partner of Andav Capital LLC, an investment firm providing strategic capital, flexible structuring, and dedicated advisory to female-founded companies in the technology, consumer, and services sectors. Prior to her role leading Andav Capital, Ms. Desai was a Director at Deutsche Bank, where she managed a firm-wide restructuring program pursuant to a $19.7M Consent Order, advised senior management and Board members, and represented the firm in industry and regulatory discussions. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Ms. Desai served as a Vice President in J.P. Morgan’s Investment Bank, where she led a global remediation program pursuant to $225M Consent Orders, was seconded to the CIO-losses “London Whale” Crisis Management Taskforce, and advised on restructuring the investment bank under Dodd-Frank. Earlier in her career, she worked on financial litigation and white-collar criminal actions at the law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; in consultative sales and business development at Google Inc.; and as a Founding Team Member (“Employee #4”) at a highly successful start-up, Sweetgreen. Previously, Ms. Desai served as U.S. Congressional staff for civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis and judicial staff for a Public Defender’s Office and Superior Court in Georgia. Ms. Desai holds an M.B.A. with Distinction in Finance, Operations, and Entrepreneurship from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. with Honors in International Politics: International Law, Organizations, & Ethics from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She has served on the Boards of two nonprofits focused on economic empowerment in developing countries and currently serves as a Millennium Fellow with the Atlantic Council, a global think tank where she focuses on ESG as a mispriced source of investment alpha. She is an active member of the CFA Society of New York.

Scott Kallick, Investor, Founder of Transformative Business Coaching

Scott Kallick is a Business Coach, member of the International Coach federation, and Founder of Transformative Business Coaching. Scott is also a Graduate of the Accomplishment Coaching School of Coaching, and a trained Ontological Coach.

Scott partners with Business Owners, C-level executives, and non-profit corporations to challenge their mindsets, move them toward their highest possibility, and define their stretch goals toward a future of their creation.

Having been a hand-on owner of a company that grew from a boutique valet service business operating out of a garage to over 2000 customers in fourteen States in a twenty five year period, Scott brings a wealth of experience in strategy, sales, and customer relations to the table.

Scott has developed a heart based leadership model, from which communication to employees, vendors, and customers can reach a new level of cooperation and alignment.

In addition to his experience, Scott is deeply committed to his clients, and to seeing them realize their hopes and chrystalize their visions, to attain an optimal future. Co-actively working as a trusted advisor, and a professional trained to listen deeply at several levels, Scott believes that his coaching can bring about transformation.

About Entre

Our events brings people together to openly discuss and share ideas with like-minded individuals. We welcome entrepreneurs of all types, start-ups of all sizes, industries, and stages to join us in finding the inspiration, resources, and friends that will make them successful. Whether our members are just beginning to build a company, or are years into their venture, We aim to refer to the best services available for helping them achieve their goals.

We aim to work with sponsors and partners who share our vision in helping the start-up community grow and succeed. For event sponsors, email Sponsor@JoinEntre.com