- The 12 companies announced today round out the eight companies chosen in September for Innovators Pavilion.
- Innovators Pavilion will showcase new technology in the futures, options and cleared swaps industry at FIA's Chicago Expo in November.
Washington, DC—October 13, 2015— FIA announced the final 12 companies chosen to exhibit in the Innovators Pavilion, a showcase for startup companies providing forward-thinking solutions for the futures, options and cleared swaps industry.
Innovators Pavilion is a new feature at the annual FIA Futures and Options Expo in Chicago. With more than 5,000 people attending each year, the FIA Expo is the largest gathering of derivatives industry professionals in the world. Attendees include senior executives from brokerage firms, exchanges, trading firms and service providers, and the exhibit hall typically attracts more than a hundred firms as exhibitors.
The 20 companies selected to participate in the Innovators Pavilion will receive space on the Expo show floor to display their services—at no charge—and will have the opportunity to give a live presentation to Expo attendees.
The twelve companies announced today are:
“We’re thrilled that the FIA Expo Innovators Pavilion attracted so many exceptional, forward-thinking applicants. The 20 companies chosen as Innovators represent an exciting range of industry services,” said Rob Creamer, FIA board member and chairman of FIA Principal Traders Group, who chaired the Innovators Pavilion selection committee. “FIA is proud to offer them a platform to showcase new ideas, forge connections, and drive investment in innovation in the cleared derivatives industry.”
The companies were selected on the basis of applications that were submitted and reviewed by a committee of industry experts assembled by FIA. The 12 companies announced today join a group of eight companies announced in September to fill all twenty available spaces in Innovators Pavilion. View the full list of FIA Innovators here.