ETA To Host Payments Technology Event in San Francisco: TRANSACT Tech

November 10th Event Connects Payments Innovators, Startups, and the Investment Community; Features Release of Special Report on Fintech Strategies.

Nov 05, 2015, 10:00 ET from ETA

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments technology world, will host TRANSACT Tech on November 10, 2015 in the hub of technology, San Francisco. Sponsored by PayPal and Discover, TRANSACT Tech gathers the innovators in fintech, P2P, cloud, mobile, authentication, and security to learn about raising capital, partnering with payments companies, navigating the legal and regulatory issues impacting the industry, and avoiding pitfalls in the payments business. Registration is open now at

"ETA is excited to bring together the payments technology companies and industry experts for an important one-day event," said Jason Oxman, ETA CEO. "TRANSACT Tech is a great opportunity for start-ups to network in an intimate environment and gain practical knowledge on getting to market, getting funding, getting access to payments leaders, and getting bought."

TRANSACT Tech offers payments tech companies a full day to focus on gaining useful and actionable information and making real connections. Participants include senior level executives from financial institutions, processors, acquirers, technology companies, investment and VC firms, and industry analysts.

Transact Tech's closing keynote speaker is Brian Crist, Chief Payments Counsel for Uber, who will provide attendees insight into building a global payments infrastructure. Brian is responsible for all of Uber's payments and financial services legal matters globally. Brian has a significant background in counseling companies domestically and internationally on the development and commercialization of innovative payment and commerce products and is an expert on the legal, regulatory, and business issues that they raise.  

Attendees will gain an edge in advancing their payment technology strategies as ETA and The Strawhecker Group reveal the latest research on the future of fintech – live at TRANSACT Tech. The report includes market growth data, analysis on the evolution of Payments Service Providers (PSPs), investment trends and insights on the best strategies for gaining high valuations. 

Other event highlights Include: Innovating Payments, with leaders from Silicon Valley Bank and Hogan Lovells providing practical legal and financial advice to fintech companies; The Start-up Roundtable, with technology and venture capital insiders Venrock, Devonshire Investors, EdCast and Commerce Ventures; Why P2P?, a conversation featuring next-frontier speakers from, clearXchange and CNET; and The Future of Mobile Payments Security, focused on authentication and biometrics from the perspectives of Discover, Source and PayPal.

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