Update: Speaker added below, Feb. 10, 2015.
TECHNOLOGY for the Financial sector is hot. Should Nashville host a new FinTech Accelerator or create a FinTech program partnered with an existing FinTech accelerator elsewhere?
VNC's recent coverage highlighted this question.
Now, you can help explore the issues. Participate in unprecedented discussion of these issues at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, beginning at 11:30 a.m.
REGISTRATION CLOSED 3:39pm 10 February.
► Program Respondents: MICHAEL BURCHAM, CEO, Nashville Entrepreneur Center; and, Steve McLaughlin, Managing Partner, Financial Technology Partners.
► JOE MAXWELL, EVP/MD Ipreo and previously founder of both ShareholderInsite and Investment Scorecard, both Nashville startups. Maxwell is chairman of the panel for this program. Related coverage here.
► HAL GENTRY, Managing Director, SixThirty, the FinTech accelerator based in St. Louis that has already attracted two Nashville startups. Related coverage.
► ROB METCALF, President, Digital Reasoning Systems, the private equity-backed firm specializing in cognitive computing and natural language processing. Franklin. Background.
► DAVID TRAINER, CEO, New Constructs, tech-enabled equity/fund research platform. Brentwood. Background.
► JOHN PHILPOTT, Partner, Court Avenue; successfully exited Interactive Advisory Software and relocated to Nashville, after IAS sale to Hanlon Financial Group. Nashville. Background.
► [New] BRIAN FOX, Founder and President, Capital Confirmation; provides secure electronic confirmation services for auditors. Nashville. Background.
Moderator: Milt Capps, Editor & Publisher, Venture Nashville Connections.
This event is produced as a public service by Venture Nashville Connections, with support of the Speakers, and of supporting Sponsor FT Partners; and, with assistance from the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Nashville Technology Council, the Mid-South Alternative Investments Association, and others. It is open to all FinTech executives and interested observers, including news media, with advance registration strongly encouraged. To make comments or obtain further information, please write Milt@venturenashville.com -- VNC