Future Proof Festival “Fintech Demo Drop III” Now Accepting Applications

Seven emerging fintech providers will be chosen to showcase their tools and solutions live to an audience of thousands at the most attended wealth management event in 2024.

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#adapt–Future Proof, the award-winning B2B events company behind the Future Proof Festival—the largest annual marketplace for fintech and wealth management decision-makers—announced today that applications are now open for the third annual Fintech Demo Drop. This unique opportunity offers fintech innovators the chance to showcase their latest technology tools and solutions to thousands of the fastest-growing wealth management firms, live from the festival on Sunday, September 15, 2024.

Seven fintech companies will be selected from amongst the applications. Each will be given seven minutes to pitch their product live to the audience of financial advisors, wealth management executives, asset managers, venture and private equity investors, and media. Each presentation will be professionally recorded, edited, and published on the Future Proof YouTube channel, and distributed to over 200,000 financial services professionals digitally. Additionally, selected companies will receive a complimentary event pass and five Hosted Breakthru Meetings.

Companies must submit an application to be considered.

“Future Proof Festival is at the forefront of financial innovation, and the Fintech Demo Drop – one of our most talked about sessions – is quite literally the main stage of this transformation,” said Matt Middleton, CEO of Future Proof. “We’re not just demonstrating new tools; we’re launching the next generation of financial technology into the public eye, with previous year’s presenters going on to win awards and grow their businesses substantially. If you’re developing something that could reshape the future of finance, Future Proof is your platform to shine.”

Applications to become one of the seven fintech providers featured at Future Proof will be accepted now through July 16. Any company building fintech tools and products is invited to apply, as Future Proof aims to feature emerging technologies in this showcase.

“The pace of technological innovation, especially in areas like AI, has been incredible over the past year. We’re seeing advancements in almost every category of software, which is revolutionizing the financial advisory industry,” said Michael Batnick, Managing Partner at Ritholtz Wealth Management. “These new tools are helping advisors become more efficient, serve more clients, and perform more detailed work than ever before. The Fintech Demo Drop at Future Proof is an exciting platform for advisory firms to discover cutting-edge solutions for their clients in an engaging format.”

Future Proof has assembled a panel of industry experts to select seven fintech companies for presentation at the upcoming event. The selection committee will evaluate applicants based on their creativity, innovative approach, and potential to deliver meaningful impact to the Future Proof Festival audience. There is no cost to apply or to demo your solution if selected. Winners selected to showcase will be announced on July 23, ahead of Future Proof, which will run from September 15-18 in Huntington Beach, CA.

To gain exclusive insights from expert speakers, experience top-tier entertainment, and network with this amazing community building the future of wealth management, register today. For more information, please visit futureproofhq.com/festival.

About Future Proof

Launched in 2021, Future Proof has quickly become the world’s largest event brand dedicated to the modernization and advancement of the wealth and investment management industry. Future Proof organizes a variety of events throughout the calendar year, all of which leverage cutting-edge event technology to connect investors, financial advisors, fund managers, tech companies and financial services firms, helping them efficiently raise and allocate assets as well as make informed technology buying decisions.

An award-winning events company with event Net Promoter Scores consistently exceeding 70 and meetings satisfaction rates greater than 95%, Future Proof has pioneered many groundbreaking formats for the wealth and investment management industry, ranging from facilitated one-to-one meetings, peer group networking and hosted buyer programs to outdoor-centric festivals, citywide events and curated retreats.

For more information, visit futureproofhq.com or follow Future Proof on X, Instagram, and LinkedIn.


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