Money 20/20 is Coming to Las Vegas!

    Money 20/20 will be traveling to Las Vegas on November 6 for a four-day conference at Aria Hotel and Casino. The conference, known as “the world’s largest and best for innovators in payments and financial services”, will host more than 7,000 attendees representing over 2,250 companies from more than 60 different countries. There […]

 

 

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Money 20/20 will be traveling to Las Vegas on November 6 for a four-day conference at Aria Hotel and Casino. The conference, known as “the world’s largest and best for innovators in payments and financial services”, will host more than 7,000 attendees representing over 2,250 companies from more than 60 different countries. There will be approximately 500 speakers gathered to discuss emerging trends in innovation as they relate to the manner in which consumers and businesses manage, spend, and borrow money.

Money 20/20’s thought leaders will analyze topics such as the rise of non-banks, the growth of digital banking, new value chains, and real-time payments. This year’s conference comes at a particularly exciting time for the payment industry following in the wake of credit card breaches recently confirmed at Home Depot, Target, and Goodwill among other major retailers.

A few of the industry experts scheduled to lead the conference also serve as mentors to Plug and Play’s accelerators:

David A. Johnston

 

David A. Johnston Board Member, Mastercoin Foundation and Managing Director, BitAngels

 

Roger Ver

 

Roger Ver Investor, Blockchain

 

 

 

Brock Pierce Co-Founder, GoCoin

 

Plug and play is also host to the Silicon Valley Bitcoin Meetup every Tuesday. Meeting since May 2011, the group has provided an weekly opportunity for entrepreneurs and developers to gather and hear from thought leaders of the bitcoin community. One of the meetup’s past guest speakers will also be featured at Money 20/20:

Charlie Lee

 

Charlie Lee Founder, Litecoin & Software Engineer, Coinbase

 

Plug and Play has also recently launched a Fintech & Security accelerator to supplement our most recent batch of Bitcoin startups. The Fintech and Security accelerator is focused on connecting corporations with early stage companies in the areas of mobile payments, consumer engagement, data analytics, and cloud & security.

Plug and Play Bitcoin provides seed-funding, mentorship and acceleration to startups and first-time entrepreneurs to help them bring to market the next disruptive solution for the growing worldwide economy. Our global network of advisors & mentors help startups further their product development & prepare them to present to Silicon Valley’s top investors.

To register for Money 20/20, click here. To apply to Plug and Play’s Bitcoin Accelerator, click here.

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