Payments Pitch-Off & E-Pay Innovation Award

  • THURSDAY, MAY 11 | 10:00am – 1:00pm

    SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

    Sponsored by Vantiv, ETA will again provide the opportunity for payments startups to demonstrate their products and be eligible to win the E-Pay Innovation Award. The Payments Pitch-Off (PPO) will provide startups the opportunity to demonstrate their innovative new electronic payments technology product or service to an audience which includes media, venture investors and potential industry partners.

    One E-Pay Innovation Award winner will be selected by the judging panel. The winner for best new technology / product / service will receive an award of $25,000!

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    DEL BAKER ROBERTSON
    Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
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    202.677.7404

APPLICATION INFORMATION

An elite judging panel from the VC world will select a maximum of ten (10) applicants to be invited to TRANSACT to demonstrate their product in a shark tank-like competition on the TRANSACT show floor on Thursday, May 11, from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Contestants will be vying for the coveted E-Pay Innovation Award.

ENTRY / AWARD CRITERIA

To be selected by the judging panel as a demonstrator, companies must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Early to mid-stage company with less than $5 million in funding
  2. Clarity of vision and market opportunity for providing electronic payments product / service
  3. Innovation in product / service offering

JUDGING PANEL

  1. Matt Ozvat, Head of Developer Integrations, Vantiv, Moderator
  2. Tom Brown, Consultant, Camp One
  3. Alex Acree, Managing Director & General Counsel, Fenway Summer
  4. Ben Malka, Partner, F-Prime
  5. David Sica, Principal, Nyca Partners
  6. Matt Risley, Partner, QED
  7. Daniel Chen, Head of Business Development, Quicken
  8. Sean Banks, Partner, TTV Capital
  9. Scott DeAngelo, Vice President of Product, Vantiv