Chris Raper Selected as Fintech Advisory Council of the FinTech | X Accelerator


Chris Raper, Smiley Technologies’ Chief Operating Officer, was chosen to represent Smiley Technologies at the inaugural FinTech | X Accelerator being launched by Tampa Bay Wave and the University of South Florida Muma College of Business.

Chris, along with Encore Bank’s Allan Rayson and other FinTech leaders, will serve on the Fintech Advisory Council to help guide the chosen Fintech leaders during the accelerator and beyond.

“I’m excited to have the opportunity to represent Smiley Technologies and work with Encore Bank and a talented number of FinTech leaders at the accelerator,” said Chris Raper.” “My hope is to help mentor the chosen FinTech start-ups as they try to scale their businesses.”

The 90-day accelerator kicks off on April 11 with demo day scheduled on June 29. More information on the FinTech | X Accelerator can be found here

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