Financial Innovation to Take SXSW Interactive 2011 by Storm (VOTE!)
Next year, it promises to be the year of financial innovation at SXSW… if you vote for these panels, that is.
Banks: Innovate or Die!
This panel will explore the idea that many banks are not only too big too fail, they’re also too big to innovate. Big banks have lost their innovative edge and consumers are the ones who lose. Invited panelists include folks from INGDirect, Ally Bank, USAA, BankSimple, Grameen America, SmartyPig and Lending Club. VOTE for this panel >>
Investing for the Facebook Generation
Michael Raneri, CEO of Zecco, promises to assemble a panel to talk about new investment tools, from online trading platforms with one-click trade widgets to online investment communities and wiki resources, that are emerging and feeding the investor’s insatiable need for instant information and action. VOTE for this panel >>
The team at ShopKick promises to assemble a great panel to talk about the slew of new applications that enable the web generation to manage their money better. From overdraft alerts to mobile coupons, in-stock alerts to one-time deals – smart phones are changing the way we manage, control, spend and save our money. Online personal finance apps and finance 2.0 have paved the way for money-minded startups to kick-start mobile innovation with traditional retailers and financial institutions. VOTE for this panel >>
Will Startups Change American Financial Behavior?
The guys at Betterment certainly think so, and they will assemble a panel of internet-enabled financial services companies recently launch, seeking to change Americans’ financial behavior. Web finance is broadly regarded as one of the hottest areas for VC investment for the first time in two decades. VOTE for this panel >>
Your Bank in Your Pocket: Mobile Finance’s Arrival
Pete Daffern, CEO of ClairMail, will talk about how consumers are demanding that mobile finance be an integral part of their lives. As mobile banking adoption swells across the U.S, banks are implementing new ways for consumers to interact with their finances and discovering that mobile financial technologies are just as beneficial to banks as they are to their own customers. VOTE for this panel >>
Survival of the Laziest: How Consumers Shape Search
Peter Pham, CEO of BillShrink.com, has been nominated to speak about the harsh reality that Google is no longer a consumer’s best friend. However, today’s shoppers can afford to be lazy and still come out on top thanks to the proliferation of ever-evolving technology driving today’s search engines. VOTE for this panel >>
Voting ends Friday, August 27 at 11:59 CST. Thanks in advance for your support. Vote, vote, vote!
Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 10:27 am