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Xignite CEO to Join FinTech Industry Executives on Panel to Discuss API’s

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Stephane Dubois, Founder and CEO of Xignite, the leading provider of cloud-based financial market data, will be speaking at the September FinTech Startups Meetup on September 3,2014, in New York.

 

Dubois will be joining a panel of industry experts to discuss how companies and startups are using APIs to build robust, scalable solutions.  The panel will explore ways that companies can nurture the entrepreneur and development community to ensure the API platform becomes greater than the sum of its parts.

 

PANEL: APIs Powering the Next Generation of FinTech

 

DATE: Wednesday, September 3, 2014

 

TIME: 6:30PM EDT

 

MODERATOR: Derek Webster, Founder and CEO, Cardflight

 

SPEAKERS:

 

- Stephane Dubois, Founder and CEO, Xignite

 

- Christine Loredo, VP, Yodlee Interactive

 

- Gordan Zheng, Developer Evangelist, Dwolla

 

- Sunil Madhu, Co-founder & CEO, Socure

 

- Melissa Stevens, North American Head of Internet and Mobile Banking, Citigroup

 

Xignite’s participation in this event comes as they become an official sponsor of Empire Startups. As a part of this strategic partnership, Xignite will host multiple events to bring together the New York FinTech community and engage with new and innovative companies.

 

“As the New York FinTech community continues to grow, it is important to unite innovative startups with industry domain experts," said Jon Zanoff, Founder of Empire Startups. “Xignite is a well-known enabler of the FinTech community and we are thrilled that they are continuing to bridge the gap between FinTech Entrepreneurs and the investment community as an official sponsor.”

 

Empire Startups hosts regular meetups to promote knowledge sharing and networking with industry thought-leaders. The event will take place at the Latham & Watkins at 885 3rd Ave., New York, NY, on September 3, 2014.

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