Bank Innovation Israel will feature our DEMOvation sessions on November 3. Bank Innovation's DEMOvation sessions offer an intimate and unique presentation experience where innovative companies will have the opportunity to demo in front of an engaged and enthusiastic audience of fintech professionals. The DEMOvation Challenge is the opportunity for startups to secure one of these limited complimentary demo slots. Apply_DEMOvation Applications will be reviewed by a panel of fintech experts. These judges will be looking for startups launched (i.e. incorporated) within the last 24 months that possess unique intellectual property or business models that are differentiated from other fintech startups. For this DEMOvation Challenge, preference will be made to companies located in Israel. A panel of judges at Bank Innovation Israel will chose the "best in show."  JUDGES Michael Kissos Hertzog, Head of Innovation & Digital, Bank Leumi  Liron Rose, Managing Director, TechStars Tel Aviv  Oded Salomy, General Manager, Visa Miri Zaretsky, Manager, KPMG Israel  To apply for a DEMOvation Challenge slot, please fill out this form.  Application Deadline: Friday, October 21st  7758daab-2b8f-440d-887c-ab5d6772d92a
demovation-challenge-2015-banner Wins 2015 DEMOvation Challenge in Tel Aviv -- known as Credithood at the time of the DEMOvation Challenge -- came out on top, beating out the competition with its solution to deliver loans to small businesses with customers lending the money. helps companies launch crowdfunding campaigns that leverage loyal customers and offer rewards based on the amount raised. logo_colorWe are the first company to empower small businesses to get funding through store credit & learned from our customers that they want steady & reliable ongoing income. To emphasize our qualities we changed our name to Cinch, which reflects our values & how easy our service is to use to sell store credit to your customers! Go check out our new & new LinkedIn page:   BI-2015-Israel-Demo-Finalist The other startups taking part in the 2015 DEMOvation Challenge were:
  • Hermetic, which securely stores customers's digital credentials
  • IsItYou, which authenticates users with a selfie
  • Kensee analyzes and aggregates commercial real estate market data
  • L7 Defense protects FIs against DDoS attacks
  • Polycoin provides risk management for blockchain-based transactions
  • provides a toolkit for building fintech apps.
  • Wayerz optimizes interbank wire transfers based on price or speed.