Entre Events Entrepreneur Network FinTech New York 2019

FinTech Night at Microsoft – NYC


Entre is hosting a special event geared toward FinTech in the startup community, an emerging industry that uses technology to improve activities in finance.

Our events bring together founders to discuss using technology to enable banking and financial services in their start-ups. Hear from the best in the business on why they chose to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services. We welcome entrepreneurs of all types, start-ups of all sizes, industries, and stages to join us in finding the inspiration, resources, and friends that will make them successful.

With afterparty at Castell rooftop lounge (Must purchase tickets) – Castell is in the AC hotel 260 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018

To get a table or sponsor the event please email:


6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration and Networking

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Panel and Q&A

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm Closing and Networking

8:30 pm – Afterparty starts at Castell Rooftop

* Complimentary pizza and soft drinks will be served.


Jim Preissler

Jim R. Preissler

Jim Preissler, is Founding Member, Managing Partner and Board Member of Trituarian Capital, which became the first non-ATS U.S. broker/dealer to receive FINRA approval for the sale of digital private placement securities using distributed ledger technology, also known as blockchain technology. Previously was the founder of, a leading crypto & FX exchange and advisory firm which raised $31 million.

Has more than 20 years of financial experience as a TMT and FinTech Equity Research Analyst, Startup Founder, Private Equity Investor, and Investment Banker. Successfully led the NASDAQ listing of one FinTech company, and the NYSE purchase of another and has raised over $4 billion as an analyst and banker, $250 million for his own companies, and $31 million’s ICO. Has served as CEO, COO, CFO and has been on the Board of several public companies.

Extensive experience with hands-on quarterbacking the process of taking companies public through a variety of vehicles such as IPOs, STOs, direct listings, mergers with public companies, SPACs, and reverse mergers. Under my direct guidance companies have successfully achieved uplistings, such as NASDAQ Global. Expertise in the United States and Greater China with expert knowledge in TMT, FinTech, Blockchain, Crypto, STOs/ICOs, Retail & Consumer, Casinos & Gaming, Clean & Renewable Energy, and Oil & Gas.

Katya Chupryna

Katya Chupryna Headshot

Katya Chupryna is part of Citi’s SPRINT team (Spread Products Investment Technologies) which invests in FinTech companies that provide strategic relevance and next-generation solutions to Credit Markets. Prior to this, Katya was Chief Strategy Officer at Thinknum, an alternative data fintech company. Katya was also part of a group that launched one of the first quantitative high-frequency-trading hedge funds in Fixed Income after starting her career as an FX trader at a bank. Katya is a graduate of Princeton University.

Rodrigo Suarez

Rodrigo Suarez is currently Principal of INV Fintech, a NY-based startup accelerator in partnership with Fiserv and over 15 financial institutions. Rodrigo has extensive experience supporting banks, credit unions, technology providers, and early-stage startups on strategy, product design, operations, and other aspects of financial innovation. Prior to joining INV Fintech he Co-founded Delos Advisors, an advisory firm catering to the financial services industry, and was a Senior Consultant at First Manhattan Consulting Group. Rodrigo has Masters and Bachelors degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.

Locke Brown

Headshot of Locke Brown

Locke’s passion has always been efficiencies in resource allocation—which led him to start mining Bitcoin in early 2013 and join Bill Gates’ private investment office (BMGI) as a trader. He graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in economics and mathematics and an MA in finance. Locke has had stints at Google, a multi-asset class emerging market fund in Mongolia, and co-founded an internal blockchain working group at BMGI. This side project later took off, leading him to co-found his current venture, NuID Inc.

Carlo Cisco

headshot of Carlo Cisco founder of SELECT

Carlo is a serial entrepreneur who launched his first successful business in college, helping bring thousands of customers to local venues throughout Miami. He has helped build or grow startups of all sizes, ranging from concept stage to Groupon.

He is currently the Founder & CEO of SELECT, a next-generation black card, concierge, and membership community that provides access to exclusive events, insider pricing, and VIP perks at over 1.6 million locations. SELECT works with numerous leading brands and venues across industries including TAO Group, H.Wood Group, SBE, The One Group, BMW, Brooks Brothers, Bose, IHG, Hyatt, Priceline, Hawaiian Airlines and many, many others. SELECT will be introducing credit and debit cards in 2020, combining the largest network of exclusive, unlimited, point-of-sale rewards with an industry-leading points program all under the SELECT brand and experience. Carlo is also a member of the Young Entrepreneurs Council and the Forbes Finance Council.

Date and Time​

Wed., October 16, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT


Microsoft Technology Center – 11 Times Square, New York, NY 10036