Presenting At Plug and Play Fintech Expo

As the culimination of the the three month Plug And Play FinTech Innovation program, we presented Data Simply to an audience of 500 people in Silicon Valley at their demo day Expo on May 25. Here are some of my behind the scenes on how it happened ...

Entering the Sunnyvale HQ of Plug and Play for Expo.

Entering the Sunnyvale HQ of Plug and Play for Expo.

PNP FinTech VP and Founder Scott Robinson started off the program. The audience included luminaries such as Megan Brewer, Head of Innovation for Credit Suisse (pictured, lower left).

PNP FinTech VP and Founder Scott Robinson started off the program. The audience included luminaries such as Megan Brewer, Head of Innovation for Credit Suisse (pictured, lower left).

Keeping a tight order for all these great fintech companies presenting today. Three minutes for each onstage!

Keeping a tight order for all these great fintech companies presenting today. Three minutes for each onstage!

Reminding myself to smile during the pitch ...

Reminding myself to smile during the pitch ...

Data Simply CEO Michelle Bonat presents the company to the silicon valley audience at Plug And Play Fintech Expo on May 25, 2016.

Data Simply CEO Michelle Bonat presents the company to the silicon valley audience at Plug And Play Fintech Expo on May 25, 2016.

The crowd was very involved and was even able to send live comments to the presenters during their pitch. 

The crowd was very involved and was even able to send live comments to the presenters during their pitch. 

Many thanks to the Plug And Play FinTech team for putting on such an excellent program and event. Some pictured here include George Damouny, Scott Robinson, RJ Carver, Emiko Pond, Ashlene Ramadan, Omeed Mehrinfar, Max Koenig, Ivan Zgomba, and Kristians Karlsons. Not pictured Allison Romero, Yelena Kasianova, who were likely taking all these great pictures.

Many thanks to the Plug And Play FinTech team for putting on such an excellent program and event. Some pictured here include George Damouny, Scott Robinson, RJ Carver, Emiko Pond, Ashlene Ramadan, Omeed Mehrinfar, Max Koenig, Ivan Zgomba, and Kristians Karlsons. Not pictured Allison Romero, Yelena Kasianova, who were likely taking all these great pictures.

Me and John Sawers, Data Simply Co-Founder and CTO,  seize a photo op.

Me and John Sawers, Data Simply Co-Founder and CTO,  seize a photo op.

Little known fact ... we named our demo user after Max on the PNP team!

Little known fact ... we named our demo user after Max on the PNP team!

Photo credits and much gratitude to: Plug and Play

Photo credits and much gratitude to: Plug and Play

Update: The video of this presentation has been posted see it on our demo page here

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