SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Skinner, named one of Wall Street Journal's Top 40 Fintech Influencers, will kick off the Fintech portion as the keynote speaker of Plug and Play's Summer Summit. He will provide insight into the future financial world, covering topics such as apps, artificial intelligence, cloud mobile, blockchain and their impact on creating a whole new world of value exchange. This is followed by 20 fintech startup presentations in front of an audience of corporations and venture capitalists.
"We're excited to hear from Chris Skinner and 20+ startups that are impacting identity, compliance, security, and more. These companies have poured efforts day in and day out for the past few months so we are excited to see the fruits of their hard work," said Scott Robinson, Founder and VP of Plug and Play Fintech.
Plug and Play's Summer Summit is the culmination of nine of their accelerator programs, featuring 175 startup pitches. The event is organized into three consecutive days and segmented by industry topic:
Health & Wellness
Food & Beverage
New Materials & Packaging
Brand & Retail
Travel & Hospitality
Internet of Things
Demo tables and a networking session will conclude each day of the summit, bringing together the corporations who built the ecosystem and the entrepreneurs who are disrupting and changing it.
"Our partnership with Plug and Play has been a phenomenal success so far. Plug and Play's impressive, value-driven ecosystem has already provided us with tremendous exposure to some of the largest enterprises around the world, which in turn, has translated into tangible results for Vizru. We are excited to participate at the demo day where we will have the opportunity to showcase Vizru," said Ramesh Mahalingam, Founder and CEO at Vizru, Inc.
To register for the Summer Summit, please visit: http://bit.ly/summersummit17
Media passes are available.
For more information about the Plug and Play Fintech ecosystem including special offers for the summit, contact Ashlene Ramadan: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Plug and Play
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. We connect startups to corporations and invest in over 150 companies every year. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in 22 locations globally giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. With over 6,000 startups and 180 official corporate partners, we have created the ultimate startup ecosystem in many industries. We provide active investments with 200 leading Silicon Valley VCs, and host more than 365 networking events per year. Companies in our community have raised over $6 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Danger, Dropbox, Lending Club, PayPal, SoundHound, and Zoosk. For more information, visit www.plugandplaytechcenter.com
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