Growers Edge Financial CEO to Present at Rosenblatt's 11th Annual FinTech Summit

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Shares Perspective on Financial Inclusion Panel with Top Lender and FinTech Players

JOHNSTON, Iowa - May 23, 2019 - eTradeWire -- Growers Edge Financial, Inc. ( (Growers Edge), which provides data-driven fintech solutions for the agriculture industry, today announced that CEO Billy Rose will present at Rosenblatt's 11th Annual FinTech Summit ( on May 23, 2019 at the Convene Conference Center in New York, NY.  His panel, "Financial Inclusion: No Customer Left Behind," will take place at 10:10 am ET.

"With 2 billion unbanked and 1.4 billion having limited access to investing/insurance, we can't claim that finance is working for everyone, including SMEs. Fortunately, smart FinTechs are hard at work to fix this issue," noted Dushyant Shahrawat, director, investment banking, Rosenblatt Securities.

Rose will join a group of seasoned financial leaders including: Charlie Kroll, president, Ellevest; Amitay Kalmar, CEO, Lendbuzz; Jerry Nemorin, CEO, LendStreet; and Alex Kong, CEO, TNG FinTech. Moderated by Rosenblatt's Shahrawat, the panel will explore key questions such as:

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-       Is Financial Inclusion merely a "feel good" issue, or "a commercially viable" strategy?

-       What are the structural challenges?

-       How is emerging technology enabling inclusion/wellness?

-       What innovative partnerships and strategies can FinTechs employ?

A proven entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in the insurance and ag lending industry, Rose will share his perspective on how financial inclusion applies to the intersection of financial services and agriculture, as well as how innovative players like Growers Edge are putting advances in predictive analytics and machine learning into practice. His vision and big picture understanding of agriculture, technology, lending and crop insurance have resulted in successful ventures benefitting America's farmers and the agricultural industry at large.

Growers Edge offers fintech solutions to speed the adoption of new technologies in the farming community by mitigating the associated risks. Rose aims to change how growers manage risk and gain access to capital by creating economic incentives for growers, technology providers and lenders.

Rosenblatt's Annual FinTech Summit is an invitation-only conference that connects leading companies in the space and senior-level managers from some of the industry's leading strategic and financial investors. This year's event will feature perspective from 15 leading fintech CEOs tied to the Summit's theme, RISE: Re-bundling, Inclusion and Shared Equity. To learn more about Rosenblatt's Annual FinTech Summit and view past event agendas, please visit:

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About Growers Edge Financial

Growers Edge Financial, Inc. puts grower profits first by delivering grower income assurance through data-driven financial technology products, solutions and tools for the agricultural sector. Empowering farmers to adopt new technologies to increase profitability, Growers Edge solves the financial gaps of farmers by changing how agricultural inputs and services are sold, allowing them to capture more value and improve profits. Led by a proven team of crop management leaders and backed by top AgTech investors, the company is headquartered in Johnston, Iowa. To learn more, visit

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Erica Camilo
Connexa Communications for Growers Edge Financial
C: 610.639.5644

Source: Growers Edge Financial
Filed Under: Agriculture

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