• PAYMENTS PITCH-OFF &
    E-PAY INNOVATION AWARD

    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20 | 10:30am – 12:30pm

    PRODUCT REVEAL STAGE ON THE TRANSACT SHOW FLOOR

    Sponsored by Intuit, ETA will again provide the opportunity for payments startups to demonstrate their products and be eligible to win the E-Pay Innovation Award. The Payments Pitch Off (PPO) will provide startups the opportunity to demonstrate their innovative new electronic payments technology product or service to an audience which includes media, venture investors and potential industry partners.

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    ETA Director, Education and Professional Development
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One E-Pay Innovation Award winner will be selected by the judging panel. The winner for best new technology / product / service will receive an award of $25,000!

An elite judging panel from the VC world will select a maximum of ten (10) applicants to be invited to TRANSACT 16 to demonstrate their product in a shark tank-like competition on the TRANSACT show floor on Wednesday, April 20, from 10:30am – 12:30pm. Contestants will be vying for the coveted E-Pay Innovation Award.

ENTRY / AWARD CRITERIA

To be selected by the judging panel as a demonstrator, companies must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Clarity of vision and market opportunity for providing electronic payments product / service
  2. Innovation in product / service offering

JUDGING PANEL

The judging panel that will select the E-Pay Innovation Award winner consists of the following individuals:

  1. Stephen Aschettino, Partner, Foley & Lardner, LLP, Moderator
  2. Sean Banks, Partner, TTV Capital
  3. Paul Friday, Partner, Marlin & Associates
  4. Josh Goines, Senior Director, Global Consumer Product, PayPal
  5. Jason Thanh La, Partner, K5 Ventures
  6. Ben Malka, General Partner, F-Prime Capital
  7. Dan Rosen, Partner, Commerce VC
  8. John Shapiro, Director of Product Management for Payments, Intuit