Pay Tampa Bay event adds keynote speaker, shares other updates

The Mandalay Group announced updates for the upcoming Pay Tampa Bay, or #PAY TAMPA BAY, event, including additions to the advisory board, two keynote speakers and a new community partnership in the Florida technology corridor.

The theme for 2020 event is Banking, Blockchain and Beyond.”

Event proceedings are being co-sponsored by BlockSpaces, a Tampa based blockchain technology innovation studio. This unique event will be held at the Embarc Collective innovation hub in downtown Tampa.

Andrew Morris, founder and CEO of new consultancy The Fintech Agenda, will be joining the Pay Board of Advisors. He serves on several boards and is an advisor to several fintech organizations, including the Technology Association of Georgia’s Fintech Society and the HOPE Global Forums.

“We’re excited to enter into these new partnerships leading up to the event,” says Bruce Burke, CEO of The Mandalay Group. “These high-profile supporters and contributors will help amplify our message and attract attention and investment to our thriving technology community.”

The event also announced keynote speaker Matteo Rizzi, an entrepreneur, investor, innovator and author of the new book “Talents and Rebels, Dealing with Corporate Misfits.” For three years in a row, Financial News has nominated Rizzi as one of the “40 most influential Fintech executives in Europe”.

Rizzi will be joined by executives from Arival, the first fintech bank, which now boasts a pre-money valuation of more than $14.8 million.

The Mandalay Group also announced a new community partnership with the Florida based non-profit, Synapse. Par Tampa Bay will host a panel session focused on Fintech investment during the Synapse Summit being held February 11-12 at Amalie Arena.

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