SOURCE: Financial DNA, LLC

August 17, 2005 13:33 ET

Industry Analyst Dan Schatt to Present at Financial DNA's Unbanked Financial Services Innovation 2005 Conference

Celent Communications' Schatt to Provide Insight on Money Remittance Marketplace

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 17, 2005 -- Financial DNA, LLC today announced that noted industry analyst Dan Schatt of Celent Communications will participate as a keynote speaker for the company's upcoming conference titled Unbanked Financial Innovation 2005. The conference is to be held on September 14, 2005 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom of San Francisco's Merchants' Exchange Building.

Mr. Schatt's presentation will focus on the recent findings of his research on the direction and future structure of the money remittance industry. His comments will kick off a full day of presentations from a variety of leading innovators in the unbanked financial services marketplace, including Rapid Money, No Borders, PayQuik and In Person Payments, among many others.

"It is a distinct pleasure to have Mr. Schatt present at our upcoming conference for investors and industry participants," said Gary R. Craft, Founder and President of Financial DNA. "Throughout his career, Dan has demonstrated his thought leadership on the subject of technology's application to retail banking."

Mr. Schatt is a Senior Analyst with Celent Communications, where he is a member of the consultancy's banking practice. His research and consulting are focused on emerging technologies impacting retail financial services, with a particular emphasis on online banking and electronic payment systems. Prior to joining Celent, Mr. Schatt was a senior director at Yodlee, Inc. He has also held senior roles with CrossFunds, Salomon Smith Barney, Citigroup and FSVC.

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