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Mobile Payments with Jon Bittner – CEO Splitwise

By Filippa Noghani for CardFlight, Inc.

Forrester Research predicts that the US mobile payments market will grow to $90 Billion by 2017. Come join the Mobile Payments NYC Meetup to learn how.

Our second meetup of 2016 will feature Jon Bittner, co-founder and CEO at Splitwise, the easiest way to share expenses with friends. We’ll discuss the evolution of Splitwise’s product, the opportunities and challenges of building mobile personal financial management apps for consumers, and discuss Splitwise’s outlook for 2016 and beyond.

Event Details
Thursday, March 10 (6:30 to 8:00pm) 

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator – 500 7th Avenue, 17th Floor

Agenda:

• 6:30-7pm: Arrive early to meet others interested in mobile payments

• 7-8pm: Main event: brief presentation by Jon, followed by discussion and Q&A about Splitwise, mobile payments and astrophysics.

• After 8pm:  Stay for a drink and keep the discussion going.

Pizza, beer, and equally attractive non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.

Jon Bittner is the co-founder and CEO of Splitwise, the easiest way to share expenses with friends. Splitwise’s free mobile apps have helped roommates, travelers, couples and friends share billions of dollars in over 170 countries. Since its founding, Splitwise has raised over $2MM in seed capital from investors including Great Oaks, Scott Banister, and Silicon Valley Bank, and has been covered by the New York Times, Wall St Journal, Buzzfeed, and TIME Magazine. Prior to starting Splitwise, Jon was a PhD candidate in Astrophysics at Harvard University. He also holds a BS in Physics from Yale University and lives with his wife in Providence, RI.

Twitter: @jonbittner

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