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Announcing fintech hackathon and support for start-ups at London Technology Week 09.06.2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Online payments provider Checkout.com will be attending Interop, the flagship event of London Technology Week. Checkout.com will be sponsoring a hackathon on a double decker bus, announcing a special startup pack for the London technology community, and offering members of press a meeting and working space at Interop.

Checkout.com is partnering with IncuBus, an early stage incubator programme for startups, aboard their double-decker bus that will be parked inside the ExCel exhibition centre for the duration of Interop from 16 – 18 June, 2015. Members of the press are invited to attend the event and will be given a private area on the bus with fast wifi, coffee and a view over Interop. If interested, please contact Amber Hayward, at amber.hayward@checkout.com for your free press pass.

About the hackathon:

The hackathon is centered around e-commerce and online payments. The Fintech space is booming and is disrupting the establishment. Checkout.com aims to inspire developers to join this revolution. The hackathon will run the full three days of Interop, from 16 – 18 June, 2015 from 10 am – 5 pm daily. The hackathon culminates with a pitching contest on the last evening and several exciting prizes, including an Apple watch and a paid internship. Click here for more information.

Announcing the Checkout.com Startup Pack:

In addition to the hackathon, Checkout.com also announces its special startup pack with free payments processing for life up to £2,000 processing volume per month.

Mathieu Altwegg, Checkout.com CEO says:

“Payments and London are both at the heart of fintech. As a London based company committed to both, hosting the fintech hackathon during London Technology Week is a tangible way to inspire disruption. We are proud to support entrepreneurs in many ways from offering free payments processing to providing a flexible platform to build and innovate.”

George Johnston, CEO of IncuBus says:

“London is the fintech capital of the world and it’s important for us to support startups in this ecosystem.”

For further information and to receive your free press pass, please contact Checkout.com:

Amber Hayward, Marketing Director

+44 7718 328592

amber.hayward@checkout.com

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