At Money20/20 2017, 24 of the hottest Fintech startups gave attendees and a panel of renowned VC judges their best pitch! Across two events, Startup Pitch attendees picked their two favorites to move on to the main stage “Pitch Off” as did our VC judges.
Four companies entered the Pitch Off, but only one could win the Grand Prize. That company was “Steady” headed by Co-Founder & CEO, Adam Roseman.
Startup Pitch at Money20/20 is the Fintech ecosystem's most exclusive startup challenge, bringing together compelling startups in AI, wealth management, biometrics, payments and more!

How Does it Work?

• 24 elite startups pitched their company in just 3 minutes followed by 3 minutes of questions from our panel of judges
• Our panel of judges selected 2 of these innovators to move on to the one-on-one Startup Pitch Finals on the main stage.
• Here, our audience ultimately selected the $25,000 Grand Prize Winner.

In 2018, we were thrilled to welcome 2017 winner, Steady back to the keynote stage. Adam Roseman joined our all-star panel of judges in our Final Pitch-Off & Awards, and returned alongside a new, BIG addition to his team: entrepreneur and basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal!

Check out our lineup of leading startups that competed and our roster of esteemed judges!
2018 Grand Prize Winner - Icon Savings Plan 
Congratulations to this year's Startup Pitch Winner, Icon Savings Plan!

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2018 Startup Pitch Contestants

Mikhail Avady
EVP Marketing
Vital4
Saroop Bharwani
CEO & Founder
Senso.ai
Paul Birkness
CEO & Co-Founder
Pungle Inc.
Matthew Cheers
Executive Director
Split Payments
Joe Falit
CEO & Co-Founder
Yombu
Mark Hamm
CEO & Co-Founder
Proofport
Chinmay Jain
Technology Lead
Newgen Payments
Eric Jepsky
Co-founder & COO
Teller
Sunil Jhamb
CEO & Founder
Newgen Payments
Adrian Kennedy
Founder & Director
Split Payments
Akshay Krishnaiah
CEO & Founder
Teller
Tyler McIntyre
Co-Founder & CTO
Novo
Eli Calderón Morin
CEO & Founder
All_ebt
Samaneh Pourjalali
Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer
Starbutter AI
Laurie Rowley
Co-Founder
Icon Savings Plan
Derek Sanford
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Yombu
Salil Sankaran
Co-Founder
SOCASH
Kristin Stafford
CEO & Founder
Vital4
Qiao Wang
Founding Team, Product
Messari
David Washbrook
Co-Founder
Look Who's Charging
Jeremy Welch
CEO & Founder
Casa
Zack Yang
Co-Founder
FOMO Pay
Henry Yoshida
CEO & Founder
Rocket Dollar
Alan Zarracina
VP Business Development
True Tickets

2018 Startup Pitch Judges

Monica Brand Engel
Partner
Ben Malka
General Partner
Pascal Bouvier
FinTech Venture Capital Investor
Melissa Frakman
Managing Partner
Matt Harris
Managing Director
Katie Haun
General Partner
Ben Narasin
Venture Partner
Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Legend; Advisor & Advocate
Adam Roseman
Co-Founder & CEO
Emmalyn Shaw
Partner
David Weiden
Partner
Jillian Williams
Investment Associate
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2017 Startup Pitch Finalists

Past Participants Include

Congratulations to 2018’s Startup Pitch
Grand Prize winner – Icon Savings Plan!