SOURCE: Financial DNA, LLC

April 04, 2005 10:00 ET

Financial DNA to Hold First Annual Emerging Payments Conference in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 4, 2005 -- Financial DNA, LLC (www.financialdna.com), the foremost source of Financial Technology insight for industry professionals and investors, will hold its first annual Emerging Payments Conference at the Park Hyatt, Federal Reserve Building in San Francisco on May 12, 2005. The conference represents the first in a planned series of topical events focusing on both the professional and investment implications of various Financial Technology industry segments.

Major topics of Emerging Payments 2005 will include:

--  Bill Payment & Presentment: What niche opportunities remain?
--  Biometrics: Are new technologies effective?
--  Check Truncation: Why is Visa so interested?
--  Check 21: When will banks begin major investment?
--  E-commerce payments: What role will gateways fill in the future?
--  Fraud: Will Verified by Visa make an impact?
--  Managing the ISO: What are proven approaches?
--  Merchant processing: Will venture and public investment find
    reasonable returns?
--  Micropayments: Is content key to adoption?
--  PayPal: Financial DNA's take on PayPal's future role in financial
    services.
--  Prepaid Processing: Can prepaid mobile crack the domestic marketplace?
--  Remittance Processing: Why fee structures are falling and who might
    displace the giants of industry?
    
Participants
--  Bitpass
--  Cardinal Commerce
--  Carreker Corp
--  Cyota
--  Dr. Manuel Orozco, Remittances and Rural Development Program
--  Dexit
--  Electronic Clearinghouse
--  Federal Reserve Bank
--  iPayx
--  LightBridge/Authorize.Net
--  Merchant eSolutions
--  PayByTouch
--  PayPal
--  Princeton Ecom
--  TNS
--  VeriSign
--  Visa (Brad Nightengale)
--  Many More!
    
Workshops
--  Michael Sperber, Duocash - Off-network prepaid card processing
--  Becky Takeda, MBS - How ISOs might morph into non-payment consultants
--  Verified By Visa - Will it Work??
    
Who Should Attend?
--  Private and Public Investors interested in Electronic Payments
--  Technology and Trade Professionals
--  Bankers, Card Association members and the Press
--  Wall Street professionals seeking insight into future growth
    opportunities
    
Designed for technologists, bankers, and private and public equity investors, Financial DNA's Emerging Payments 2005 will include presentations from both public and private enterprises. Members of the press are also welcome and should contact Financial DNA directly regarding admission. Further details are available at http://www.financialdna.com/fdna/site/fdna_conference.php, or by contacting Financial DNA directly at (415) 661-9443 or info@financialdna.com.

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