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First-of-its-kind agenda brings the mobile & money ecosystems together, perfectly timed to comprehensively discuss Apple's anticipated entry into mobile payments
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a partner of CTIA Super Mobility Week, The Money Event program will showcase innovations in payments, commerce and shopping. Mobility is clearly the primary driver of new growth in financial services, and the entire money ecosystem will be represented over the content-rich 2.5 day program in Las Vegas on September 9, 10 & 11.
"We are grateful for the tremendous support and commitment from the senior-most leaders from every corner of the industry, representing the leading edge of innovation in money, payments and commerce," said Aditya Khurjekar, co-founder of The Money Event. "With more than 160 carefully selected speakers in 11 curated tracks, we are covering the breadth and depth of the most current themes in this exciting space and there is no better place than The Money Event to understand what the Apple announcements mean to the Money ecosystem - discussed and dissected by the foremost industry experts, all in one place."
The Money Event speaker faculty is comprised of every stakeholder group that has a role in shaping the future of the industry, with speakers from large household names and younger disruptive companies alike. The program will feature speakers from companies including: American Express, Barclaycard, Battelle, BellID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, BitPay, Blackberry, Blackhawk Networks, Bluefin Payment Systems, Braintree, British Telecom, CA Technologies, Capital One, Cashstar, Citi, Coinbase, Coupons Inc, Doublebeam/GoPago (subsidiary of Amazon Payments), Early Warning, Ericsson, FICO, Ford Motor Company, Foundation Capital, General Catalyst Venture Partners, GigaOm, Google, Inmar, Inside Secure, Jaguar Land Rover, Javelin Strategy, Jungle Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Kuapay, Mastercard, Morgan Stanley, Monitise, Nielsen, NTT Docomo USA, NXP, Paydiant, Payfone, Paypal, Pinterest, QNX, Qualcomm, RBC Royal Bank, Samsung, SAP, SimplyTapp, Sprint, Smartrac, Solstice Mobile, Standard Treasury, Tangerine Bank, Thinaire, Trustonic, Verifone, Verizon, Visa, VoiceVault, Western Union, Yankee Group and Yodlee.
Here are just a few of the members of the distinguished speaker faculty at the conference, which covers intensive coverage of the latest in banking, payments, shopping, social commerce, fraud, authentication, proximity technologies, personal finance, fintech, crypto-currencies, real-time remittances, transactions processing and even connected car commerce:
Also, as part of the mission to demonstrate the power of mobility and open platforms in financial services innovation, The Money Event Super Challenge was organized in July with competitive hackathons in Bangalore, India and Charlotte, North Carolina. These regional events were instrumental in engaging students, entrepreneurs and innovators looking to gain from the opportunities at the intersection of mobile and money.
"We attracted a diverse and energetic set of competitors at our 2 hackathons conducted in 2 different parts of the world with 2 different problem statements, yet connected by the common objective of Mobile-enabled innovation in Money", said Amit Goel, co-founder of The Money Event. "What they could create and demonstrate in just 24 hours was simply amazing, and The Money Event attendees in Las Vegas will also benefit from the winners' presentations next week."
In partnership with ETA, Genivi Open Automotive, MMA, NACHA, NBPCA, NFC Forum, WIMA, some of the leading industry associations in financial services, transactions processing and connected commerce, The Money Event offers its attendees a comprehensive money and commerce experience against the backdrop of mobile's premier industry event, CTIA Super Mobility Week.
To find out more about the programming, the speakers and partners, visit http://www.THEMONEYEVENT.com. For live coverage of the Apple announcement with expert analysis, visit http://www.LETSTALKPAYMENTS.com, the content and engagement partner of the conference.
About CTIA Shows
CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. CTIA2014™ at Super Mobility Week (www.supermobilityweek.com) takes place Sept. 9, 10 and 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. Twitter: @ctiashows | Facebook: www.ctiashows.com/facebook | LinkedIn: www.ctiashows.com/linkedin
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.
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