That's right, friends: We are getting ready to hit the stage at the first-ever Southeast Fintech Venture Conference, taking place in our hometown of Charlotte on Nov. 20!
Queen City Fintech, a fintech accelerator in Charlotte, is organizing the event and selected uBack as one of the startups that will show the investor community just how much talent and innovation the Southeast has to offer.
Here's what our co-founder Melissa Bodford had to say about uBack's participation in the conference:
"At uBack, we've experienced firsthand the level of talent and innovation that exists in the Southeast. To be one of the few startups to participate in this conference is a tremendous honor and allows us to showcase that we (and our region) are very much a force to be reckoned with."
You can register here. And for more information about the event and the first batch of startups, check out the full press release below:
SOUTHEAST FINTECH VENTURE CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES PITCH LINEUP MAJOR FINTECH HUBS IN THE SOUTHEAST REPRESENTED
Charlotte, NC – The inaugural Southeast Fintech Venture Conference Committee has selected the first batch of companies to pitch on November 20th. The seven companies and Accelerator Partner The Venture Center represent the cities of Charlotte, Atlanta, Charleston, and Little Rock. The companies have various stages of funding and will be pitching at Barings in Uptown Charlotte.
A few pitch slots remain and companies have until Friday, October 27 to apply. Queen City Fintech, the organizing body of the conference, will announce the complete conference lineup the beginning of November.
The conference pitch lineup includes:
Ceterus (Charleston, SC): Ceterus empowers small business entrepreneurs with done-for-you accounting and benchmarked reporting.
Honeyfi (Charlotte, NC): Honeyfi is an app that helps couples manage their finances together. LumoXchange (Little Rock, AR): LumoXchange is a one-stop shop exchange rate comparison and international payments company.
Monotto (Atlanta, GA): Monotto is an automated savings engagement tool for financial institutions.
Payzer (Charlotte, NC): Payzer and Payzerware are cloud and mobile software products for specialty trade contractors that provide everything a contractor needs to run his/her business.
Trust Stamp (Atlanta, GA): Trust Stamp provides enterprises and consumers with artificial intelligence powered Identity & Trust as a Service focused on facial biometrics.
uBack (Charlotte, NC): uBack seeks to transform the philanthropy industry through digital technologies, creating a centralized, single ecosystem where all players – individuals, nonprofits, companies, merchants and retailers – can digitally connect, engage and transact anytime, anywhere within seconds.
The Venture Center (Little Rock, AR): The Venture Center helps startups obtain customer validation and reach viability through systematic programming, premium mentorship that leverages best practices in lean methodology, and strategic acceleration with an eye on reaching scale and creating measurable economic impact.
“Southern technology companies are beginning to boom,” says Levi Morehouse, CEO and Founder of Ceterus. “I'm excited to pitch Ceterus at the conference and show venture capital companies that the Southeast is a great place to invest."
The inaugural Southeast Fintech Venture Conference is an all-day event drawing prominent VC and growth firms and successful fintech founders. This will also be Demo Day for Class 7 of Queen City Fintech, which features fintech startups from all around the world who will have just spent twelve weeks incubating in Charlotte and the Southeast ecosystem.
For more information about the Southeast Fintech Venture Conference, please call Sarah Smith at 203-804-4881, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit qcfintech.co/se-fintech-venture- conference.