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BayPay Thought Leadership with Safwan Shah, Founder and CEO at PayActiv - March 9, 2017 - San Francisco, CA
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Happy Hour & Networking followed by

BayPay Thought Leadership with Safwan Shah, Founder and CEO at PayActiv




March 9, 2017

5:30pm to 8:30pm




Hosted by: 


K & L Gates






K&L Gates office

Four Embarcadero Center, 12th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94111



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This event is another opportunity for entrepreneurs and fintech services providers to better understand the world we live in and get from other executives what works and what doesn't.
It will also be the opportunity to understand how to raise money, build a team, and select the right features in product and services development when you are early in the process.

PayActiv is an award winning, socially responsible, financial services network for employees to get real-time access to earned but unpaid wages with zero debt. Businesses that partner with PayActiv get instant credit in the mind of their employees and see significant cost reductions through increased engagement and retention. Employees love PayActiv because it eliminates the horrific between paycheck financing fees of payday loans, bank overdrafts and title loans. Besides instant and timely access to funds, PayActiv offers a suite of services that include better banking products, savings and budgeting tools, bill payment and financial health measurement. PayActiv is backed by prominent Silicon Valley investors and won best in class awards in both FinTech and HRTech categories in 2016. Visit to learn more.

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This event is FREE for Social Members. (free Live Streaming for Online Members)

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 5:30 PM Reception
 6:30 PM Announcements 
 6:45 PM BayPay Thought Leadership Series with Safwan Shah, Founder and CEO at PayActiv
  Moderated by Daniel Chatelain, Managing Director at The BayPay Forum
 8:30 PM Networking


Safwan Shah

Founder and CEO at PayActiv



As PayActiv’s founding CEO he is inspired every day by the transformative impact that PayActiv can bring to the lives of millions of people living paycheck to paycheck. An engineer by training, payments expert by experience and entrepreneur by accident, Safwan’s last job was at TSYS after the acquisition of Infonox, a payments company he founded and bootstrapped. His previous stints include being a rocket scientist at a NASA Center where a number of his experiments were part of the space program. Besides science and entrepreneurship, Safwan has also taught at Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley and Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz. Safwan is a graduate of the distinguished Stanford Executive Program (SEP’09) and has an MS/PhD from UC Boulder.

Safwan Shah


Daniel Chatelain

Managing Director at The BayPay Forum


Daniel Chatelain is a serial entrepreneur focused on innovation in payments, commerce and Fintech. He sits on the board of directors or advisors of emerging companies and is a mentor at 500 Startups. He started The BayPay Forum to help foster innovation in payment and commerce.

The BayPay Forum is a member based organization that gathers today over 14,000 executives from thousands of companies and that organizes events for its members to understand the new trends in innovation in payments and commerce in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Toronto, New York, Paris, London and Luxembourg. Prior to that, Daniel was CEO, President & COO of companies he started as an entrepreneur or within the Lagardere (Elle, Woman’s Day, Car & Driver, Hachette, Canal Satellite) and Airbus Industries group (Airbus, Ariane, Eurocopter) and Vice President of a VC backed companies giving him a wide experience of growing companies domestically and internationally in the banking, telecom and interactive media industries as an entrepreneur, corporate or VC backed senior executive.







Location K&L Gates, Four Embarcadero Center, 12th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111

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Thursday 09 March 2017, 05:30pm - 08:30pm
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