2nd Annual FinCon FinTech Startup Competition Lineup Announced

The second annual FinCon FinTech Startup Competition will be held live at #FinCon16 on September 22nd in San Diego, CA.

Twelve competitors will be presenting their startups for the chance at media exposure and cash awards.

The competition is the first ever early-stage business competition dedicated to technology products and solutions in the consumer-facing personal finance and investing verticals.

The competition will be presented in partnership with SoFi, who will choose one winner to participate in their Entrepreneur Program.

Meet the 2016 Competitors


Our 2016 competitors (in no particular order):

Meet the 2016 Judges

Our distinguished judges:

  • Lauren Greutman, LaurenGreutman.com – Lauren established one of the top frugal living blogs for women – LaurenGreutman.com (Formerly iamthatlady.com).
  • Larry Ludwig, InvestorJunkie.com – Larry is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Investor Junkie.
  • Dan Macklin, SoFi – Dan is the VP of Community & Member Success and Co-Founder of SoFi.
  • Andrew Dietrich, Final – Andrew serves as the COO and Co-Founder of Final.

Attendee Giveaway & More Info

Attendees who attend the live competition (1:30 pm, September 22nd, FinCon Expo Hall) will be eligible for a special giveaway. More information to come!

For more information about the competition, competitor eligibility, judging criteria, awards & prizes, last year’s videos, and more, see our official landing page.


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