MAR.  30TH




Stocktoberfest East is the premiere StockTwits event on the East Coast. Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, STBF East is for traders, investors, fintech entrepreneurs, technologists, media and financial institutions, all discussing “What’s next?” for the financial markets. The event will feature prominent industry leaders, startup company demos, executive fireside chats, and the first ever “Cashtag Awards,” celebrating “The good, the bad, and the ugly of the markets.” Join us and gain an edge on investing in 2017.
















Stocktoberfest East has arrived!

One day of forward-thinking sessions with some of the greatest minds of Wall Street and Silicon Valley discussing what’s next in Fintech, partnerships, and much more.

Witness the 1st Annual CashTag Awards recognizing the most memorable moments, actors, and events of the year in markets chosen by the community.

This isn’t your average finance event – make connections with top investors from around the world over cocktails while enjoying the ambiance of New York City.


Joshua Brown

Ritholtz Wealth Management

    Howard Lindzon

    GP Social Leverage and Chairman Stocktwits


    This year's line-up will be like no other

    Fred Wilson

    Union Square Ventures

      Michael Lazerow

      Lazerow Ventures

        Joseph Weisenthal

        Editor, Bloomberg

          Meltem Demirors

          Digital Currency Group

          Meltem’s Bio

            Sean Park


            Sean’s Bio

              Raoul Pal

              Real Vision

              Raoul’s Bio

                Rachel Mayer


                Rachel’s Bio

                  Roger Ehrenberg

                  IA Ventures

                  Roger’s Bio

                    Sheel Mohnot

                    500 Startups

                    Sheel’s Bio

                      Jacob Gibson

                      500 Startups

                      Jacob’s Bio

                        Dan Kimerling

                        Silicon Valley Bank

                        Dan’s Bio

                          Matt Murphy

                          Renren, Inc.

                            David Moon

                            Ernst & Young

                            David’s Bio

                              Brett Wilson


                              Brett’s Bio

                                JC Parets

                                All-Star Charts

                                JC’s Bio

                                  Morgan Housel

                                  Collaborative Fund

                                  Morgan’s Bio

                                    John Carney


                                    John’s Bio

                                      Ryan Detrick

                                      LPL Financial

                                      Ryan’s Bio

                                        Nick Tomaino

                                        Runa Capital

                                        Nick’s Bio

                                          Matt Hartman

                                          Betaworks Ventures

                                          Matt’s Bio

                                            Gary Zimmerman


                                            Gary’s Bio

                                              John Frankel

                                              ff Venture Capital

                                              John’s Bio

                                                Sam Ro

                                                Yahoo Finance

                                                Sam’s Bio

                                                  Brad Birnbaum


                                                  Brad’s Bio

                                                    Denise Thomas

                                                    ApplePie Capital

                                                    Denise’s Bio

                                                      Lindsay Holden

                                                      Long Game Savings

                                                      Lindsay’s Bio

                                                        Ed Sim

                                                        boldstart Ventures

                                                        Ed’s Bio

                                                          Gareth Jones

                                                          FinTech Collective

                                                          Gareth’s Bio

                                                            Jeremy Olshan


                                                            Jeremy’s Bio

                                                              Stephane Dubois


                                                              Stephane’s Bio

                                                                Kamran Ansari


                                                                Kamran’s Bio

                                                                  Jon Steinberg


                                                                  Jon’s Bio

                                                                    Michael Parekh

                                                                    Alpha Edison

                                                                    Michael’s Bio

                                                                      Chris Camillo


                                                                      Chris’s Bio

                                                                        Jordan Lee


                                                                        Jordan’s Bio

                                                                          Ryan Randall


                                                                          Ryan’s Bio

                                                                            Jodi Fronczke


                                                                            Jodi’s Bio

                                                                              John Bartleman


                                                                              John’s Bio

                                                                                Nikesh Desai


                                                                                Nikesh’s Bio

                                                                                  Andy O'Rourke


                                                                                  Andy’s Bio

                                                                                    Stuart Sopp


                                                                                    Stuart’s Bio

                                                                                      Jerrod Bailey


                                                                                        The Schedule

                                                                                        March 30th, 2017

                                                                                        8:30 - 9:15 AM

                                                                                        Coffee & Networking

                                                                                        9:15 - 9:50 AM

                                                                                        Welcome to Stocktoberfest East

                                                                                        Howard Lindzon, Chairman, StockTwits
                                                                                        Ian Rosen, CEO, StockTwits

                                                                                        9:50 - 10:00 AM

                                                                                        Financial Market Data Innovation

                                                                                        Stephane Dubois, CEO, Xignite

                                                                                        10:00 - 10:15 AM

                                                                                        The State of Digital Currencies and the Blockchain

                                                                                        Leading technologists will discuss digital currencies, data, blockchain and the early stage financial tech market.

                                                                                        Vinny Lingham, CEO,, Prev. Founder, (acquired by First Data)
                                                                                        Nick Tomaino, Principal, Runa Capital

                                                                                        10:15 - 10:45 AM

                                                                                        Fireside Chat

                                                                                        Decentralized Startups

                                                                                        Fred Wilson, Founder, Union Square Ventures

                                                                                        10:45 - 11:15 AM

                                                                                        The State of Investing in FinTech Disruption

                                                                                        Founders and investors discuss the state of FinTech investing and emerging markets for financial technology.

                                                                                        Sheel Mohnot, Principal, 500 Startups
                                                                                        Jacob Gibson, EIR, 500 Startups, Prev. Founder, NerdWallet
                                                                                        Matt Murphy, VP of Investments, Renren, Inc.
                                                                                        Meltem Demirors, Principal, Digital Currency Group

                                                                                        11:15 - 11:30 AM

                                                                                        Coffee Break

                                                                                        11:30 - 12:00 PM

                                                                                        Idea Generation for a Mobile Investing Generation

                                                                                        Trading technology founders and executives will give insight into the rising tide of mobile and social technology companies as well as the trends to look forward to in the near future.

                                                                                        John Bartleman, President, Tradestation
                                                                                        Chris Camillo, CEO, TickerTags
                                                                                        Cole Wilcox, CEO, Longboard Asset Management

                                                                                        12:00 - 12:30 PM

                                                                                        Conviction and The Global Macro Investor

                                                                                        How to Read the markets from the Top Down and The State of Global Macro

                                                                                        Raoul Pal, Founder, Real Vision Television, Prev. Founder, Global Macro Investor

                                                                                        12:30 - 1:00 PM

                                                                                        The State of Financial Media

                                                                                        Top media leaders discuss the current state of financial media, the shifts in coverage, and the future of market-based commentary.

                                                                                        Joe Weisenthal, Editor, Bloomberg News
                                                                                        Sam Ro, Editor, Yahoo Finance
                                                                                        Jon Steinberg, CEO, Cheddar
                                                                                        Jeremy Olshan, Editor in Chief, MarketWatch
                                                                                        John Carney, Editor, Breitbart

                                                                                        1:00 - 2:00 PM

                                                                                        Break for Lunch

                                                                                        2:00 - 2:30 PM

                                                                                        Fireside Chats

                                                                                        What are the biggest trends in global fintech and software and where are the most interesting companies at the moment.

                                                                                        Ed Sim, Founder, Boldstart Ventures
                                                                                        Sean Park, Founder, Anthemis Group

                                                                                        2:30 - 3:00 PM

                                                                                        Meet the Next Next Best Fintech Companies

                                                                                        Founders of early-stage financial tech companies demo the evolution of their products and the competitiveness of their respective marketplaces.

                                                                                        Rachel Mayer, Founder, Trigger Finance
                                                                                        Ryan Randall, Capital Markets, Point
                                                                                        Lindsay Holden, Founder, The Long Game
                                                                                        Gary Zimmerman, Founder, Max My Interest
                                                                                        Stuart Sopp, Founder, Current
                                                                                        Jerrod Bailey, Co-founder, ClickIPO
                                                                                        Jordan Lee, Founder, College Backer
                                                                                        Denise Thomas, Founder, Apple Pie Capital

                                                                                        3:00 - 3:30 PM

                                                                                        Fintech VC Roundtable

                                                                                        The Emerging Trends in Banking, APIs, Research, and Trading

                                                                                        Matt Hartman, Principal, Betaworks
                                                                                        Dan Kimerling, Head of API Banking, Silicon Valley Bank
                                                                                        Kamran Ansari, Partner, Greycroft, Head of Corp Dev at Pinterest
                                                                                        Michael Parekh, Founder, Alpha Edison

                                                                                        3:30 - 3:45 PM

                                                                                        Coffee Break

                                                                                        3:45 - 4:15 PM

                                                                                        Fireside Chats, The Founders

                                                                                        The state of digital advertising, video, and ecommerce. Jerro

                                                                                        Brett Wilson, VP, Adobe, Prev. Founder, TubeMogul (Acquired by Adobe)
                                                                                        Brad Birnbaum, CEO,

                                                                                        4:15 - 4:45 PM

                                                                                        Fireside Chats, Active vs. Passive Investing

                                                                                        4:45 - 7:45 PM

                                                                                        Cocktail Hour + Networking

                                                                                        7:45 - 9:00 PM

                                                                                        Cashtag Awards

                                                                                        Join us to celebrate and pay tribute the best of social finance.

                                                                                        9:00 - 11:00 PM

                                                                                        After Party



                                                                                        409 E 59th St., New York, NY 10022

                                                                                        Join us on March 30th at Guastavino’s event space in New York, an architectural masterpiece and designated New York City landmark. Situated under the 59th Street Bridge, Guastavino’s New York event space, with its soaring granite arches and catalan vaulted tile ceiling, is a unique space for any occasion.


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                                                                                        Silver Sponsors

                                                                                        Additional Sponsors


                                                                                        Notable Companies Attending


                                                                                        Bentley Hotel

                                                                                        500 East 62nd Street New York, NY 10065
                                                                                        Tel: (855) 779-0220

                                                                                        Enjoy a special group discount rate of $149 at the Bentley Hotel when you mention “StockTwits”. Space Limited.


                                                                                        Q: Besides the conference, what does my Stocktoberfest ticket include?

                                                                                        A: Your ticket includes not only access to the conference, but breakfast, lunch, and two snacks. You’ll also get access to the first annual CashTag Awards and the after party.

                                                                                        Q: I would like to speak at Stocktoberfest and would like to pitch to you; how can I do this?

                                                                                        A: Stocktoberfest is unlike other conferences in that we don’t typically accept pitches for our regular speaker sessions. Instead, we look specifically for those who are at the top of their niche in the industry – if this is you, drop me a note at

                                                                                        Q: Is Stocktoberfest held in an accessible venue?

                                                                                        A: Yes, Guastavino’s is fully accessible, and our layout accommodates for everyone. If you have any worries or specific questions, please contact

                                                                                        Q: Do you provide student discounts?

                                                                                        A: We do provide $100 off a full-priced ticket on general admission tickets. For full-priced ticket discount, email

                                                                                        Q: Sadly, I can’t make it to Stocktoberfest this year. Do you refund tickets?

                                                                                        A: Full refunds on full-priced tickets will be given if tickets are canceled by Friday, March 3, 2017. Discounted tickets can only be transferred to another person, and they must be transferred by Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Please contact us. Alternatively, you can transfer your ticket to another person on your team or an industry friend at any pricing level.

                                                                                        Q: Will Stocktoberfest be recorded? Can I record something?

                                                                                        A: Parts of the event will be recorded by our team of professional a/v staff and the videos edited for your viewing pleasure. We ask that attendees do not record the sessions themselves without prior permission.

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