Announcements, insights & case Studies
09:00 - 09:15 The ways we pay: A look at the how FinTech is changing the way we handle financial transactions across borders
David Blumberg, Blumberg Capital unveils new survey findings about how people across Europe, the U.S. and Israel manage payments, credit and security and what this means for the future of FinTech and traditional financial services. Session
09:15 - 09:25 The FinTech chessboard: How incumbents, startups and GAFA shape the future of financial services
Will Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon enter financial services? Are Fintech startups a distraction or a powerful innovation phenomenon? What are the strategic roles and competitive options of financial incumbents, high-tech companies and start-ups on today’s chess board? In this session, Lex Sokolin of Autonomous Research explores a proprietary unifying framework for fintech innovation that includes roboadvisors, artificial intelligence, chatbots and blockchain. By analysing these themes together, Lex lays out both a futurist and practical discussion on how the financial services industry will work in 2025 - a blueprint for entrepreneurs, strategists and investors alike.
09:25 - 09:40 Unbundling European finance: Who is buying (and investing in) whom in FinTech?
In this session, Samarth Shekhar will cover a map of FinTech Deals in Europe for 2016 and 2017 to date, including notable deals. What do VCs expect to see in the next 3 years?
09:40 - 09:50 Open Banking: What's all the fuss about?
In this session leading law firm Addleshaw Goddard’s Amanda Hulme will explore the meaning and implications of Open Banking; from the legislative underpinnings to the wider context of the UK regulatory environment. In real terms – what’s all the fuss about?
09:50 - 10:00 How to lose out on PSD2
Don’t come and risk missing out on positive examples of Central and Eastern European Banks that are working on monetizing open-banking and leveraging regional internet and mobile banking success stories.