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08:30 - 09:30 Matchmaking Breakfast

Get ready for a great day of learning and networking. We will help you to rise and shine with a mouth watering breakfast, speciality coffee and good company.

10:00 - 15:30 1-on-1 Matchmaking sessions

Don't miss your opportunity to expand your network among the FinTech elite. 10 hours of serious networking powered by the Conversation Starter tool. Before the event , you can share with others who you would like to meet and the expertise that you can offer. With a single click, you can ask fellow attendees to meet at the event. At the start of the event, you will receive your personal schedule of meetings.

16:45 - 18:00 Networking & Drinks

Auditorium

09:30 - 10:00 Chris Skinner

Meet Fintech Titan Chris Skinner! One of the most authoritative voices in the Fintech Industry. Chris captures the pulse of the industry like no one else and will share his view on the coming of age of Fintech. Chris is known as the number one independent commentator on the financial markets and fintech through the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank and its new sequel ValueWeb, and Chair of the European networking forum The Financial Services Club. He is on the Advisory Boards of many companies including Innovate Finance, Moven and Meniga, and has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. 

Chris Skinner

11:30 - 12:30 Do you have what it takes to start a revolution? 

Scaling up your business means you need to conquer your piece of the pie. To fight the competition in an already saturated marketplace you need to think and act like an insurgent. Listen to the mind blowing stories of former SAS trooper Phil Campion and learn from the strategies and tactics of succesful insurgent movements.

Phil Campion

13:30 -14:15 Fintech Bubble or Fintech Trouble redux

According to research from Citi, 44% of the business from existing financial services companies could be taken by startups, while McKinsey estimates up to 60% could be taken by fintech firms in the coming decade. How is it playing out, how is the banking industry responding and what do investors think? Thought leader and mentor Julian Levy is a well-known advisor to investors in technology. He presents us some facts & figures and and a perspective on the lie of the land in the FinTech industry. In the company of leading private equity and Venture Capital investors we will debate where the money comes from and who will beat the market. What is the current risk appetite and where should we place our bets?

Julian Levy Pat WilsonJohan Lundberg Nicholas Smalle Andreas  Fidel Manolopoulos Lucile Cornet

14:30 - 15:15 Are you ready for serious growth? How to efficiently scale up your FinTech business!

The most dominant FinTech companies to emerge from the past decade's tech boom have proven that healthy growth is all about scaling. Are you working on what needs to be done to grow or are you just managing the status quo? An aspect that's often overlooked is the importance of perspective. In this masterclass we take a step back and look at the bigger picture. What does it take to scale your business? How do you manage this efficienlty? Jurgen Ingels - founder of Clear2Pay, and one of Europes most prominent FinTech investors - discusses what it takes to succesfully grow your business. European scale-ups join the debate and share their secrets with you.

Jurgen Ingels

15:30 - 16:15 Real growth starts beyond your comfort zone 

Growing your business is not a walk in the park. Your succes as an entrepreneur depends greatly on your ability to go the extra mile, to stay committed to your goals and to push your limits. Are you willing to leave the comfort zone of 'what is' and search for 'what can be'? You will find inspiration by listening to adventurer Cedric Dumont who dedicates his life to search for new adventures. What can you learn from the man who put on a wingsuit to fly over the great pyramids of Giza?

Cedric Dumont

16:15 - 16:45 Awardshow

Witness the presentation of the FinTech Awards! Who will be the winners of the European FinTech Awards 2017? The 9 companies with the highest score in their category will take home the prestegious FinTech Awards.

Studio

10:30 - 11:00 Pitches: Alternative Finance

Incumbents obstruct job- and wealth creation by constraining finance for SMEs. New players are on the verge of solving this immense problem. The 3 pitching companies will be announced on 29 August 2017. The panel of judges will assess all companies in the Alternative Finance category and will determine who makes it into the finals of the European FinTech Awards 2017.

11:15 - 11:45 Pitches: Blockchain/Bitcoin

Fuelled by stellar investments the biggest ever disruption in finance - block chain - finally breaks through. Scaring the crap out of IT suppliers and exciting investors. The 3 pitching companies will be announced on 29 August 2017. The panel of judges will assess all companies in the Alternative Finance category and will determine who makes it into the finals of the European FinTech Awards 2017.

12:00 - 12:30 Pitches: Challengers Banks

Innovative banks emerge all over Europe eager to please millions of frustrated banking customers. Making banking easier, cheaper and a lot more fun. The 3 pitching companies will be announced on 29 August 2017. The panel of judges will assess all companies in the Alternative Finance category and will determine who makes it into the finals of the European FinTech Awards 2017.

13:30 - 14:00 Pitches: Payments & Transfers

Waves of innovation, backed by billions in investment have made the act of paying seamless and secure for millions of customers.The 3 pitching companies will be announced on 29 August 2017. The panel of judges will assess all companies in the Alternative Finance category and will determine who makes it into the finals of the European FinTech Awards 2017.

14:15 - 14:45 Pitches: PFM Robo Advisory

Meet the new class of Robo-advisors that provide financial advice with minimal human intervention. Based on mathematical rules and algorithms. these companies will shape the future of finance. The 3 pitching companies will be announced on 29 August 2017. The panel of judges will assess all companies in the Alternative Finance category and will determine who makes it into the finals of the European FinTech Awards 2017.

Aquarium

10:30 - 11:00 Pitches: Financial Inclusion

New players leapfrog old platforms to deliver mobile banking services to the disadvantaged. FinTech is fullfilling its potential for emerging economies. The 3 pitching companies will be announced on 29 August 2017. The panel of judges will assess all companies in the Alternative Finance category and will determine who makes it into the finals of the European FinTech Awards 2017.

11:15 - 11:45 Pitches: Innovative Banking Software

How can FinTechs help traditional institutions from keeping their customers happy? Is it even possible for these opposites to collaborate? The 3 pitching companies will be announced on 29 August 2017. The panel of judges will assess all companies in the Alternative Finance category and will determine who makes it into the finals of the European FinTech Awards 2017.

12:00 - 12:30 Pitches: InsurTech

Traditional insurance is gone. New players align individual premiums with what they know about your health status, car speed, home temperature and gym results. The 3 pitching companies will be announced on 29 August 2017. The panel of judges will assess all companies in the Alternative Finance category and will determine who makes it into the finals of the European FinTech Awards 2017.

13:30 - 14:00 Pitches: Risk, Intelligence & Security

Regulations, market dynamics, cyber threats, policical developments. They can keep us awake at night. The need for state of the art forecasting, intelligence and security services that help us guide and protect our businesses is bigger then ever. The 3 pitching companies will be announced on 29 August 2017. The panel of judges will assess all companies in the Alternative Finance category and will determine who makes it into the finals of the European FinTech Awards 2017.

14:15 - 15:00 Riding the waves of disruptive technology. How will the 3 technology megatrends impact the finance industry?

Buckle up for a roller coaster ride on the waves of disruptive technologies. We discuss Biometrics, Artificial Intelligence and the Blockchain and share the latest insights and impact with our panel of experts and entrepreneurs.

Javier Mira Mukul

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10:30 - 12:00 How to build a Fintech eco-system that prospers? 

In every European country there are numerous initiatives to build networks and eco-systems for Fintech. Some are already very succesful, some are working hard to create impact. What are the ingredients for a Fintech network that works? What can we learn from each other and what role should banks, regulators, entrepreneurs and incubators play to stimulate growth, quality and profitability in the Fintech industry? Fintech Hubs come together to share experiences, stories and know-how.

AnetteDavidEmma VartolomeiChris
Shaun Tanki BraastadMika ErikssonMartha Mghendi-FisherMikko

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10:30 - 12:00 How to survive a media storm?

FinTech is coming of age and with that also come other aging problems. From start up to scale up isn't solely achieved from inside. The media can have a good or bad effect on your company. This session will trigger your mind and give you real life examples on how to survive a media storm.


Cinema

10:30 - 11:30 GDPR and regulatory sandboxes

The European Banking Federation recently issued a paper recommending the creation of a Europe-wide FinTech regulatory sandbox. A regulatory sandbox is a secure environment in which companies can test innovative products, services and business models without having to meet immediately all legal requirements. As FinTech startups and Scale Ups become an immense part of the global financial system, a framework is required to understand and leverage opportunities presented by new entrants. Regulatory Sandboxes can help you reduce time to market, contain consequences of failure, enhanced access to capital and offer assurance of the best solution for the end-user. In this session you learn the ins- and outs of how the sandbox works and how we can use this concept in dealing with issues like the General Data Protection Regulation?
Wim De Waele

13:30 - 14:00 Dreams can come true. How PACE Invoice accelerated its success

It is no secret that many startups dream to be acquired by larger financial institutions. Only a few actually make it happen. How to get the ball rolling? What does a business need to have to make it that far? On the first of June 2017, Flywire - a leading provider of international payment solutions - announced that it had acquired PACE Invoice. PACE Invoice, a multi-currency invoicing platform provider from London, is an alumni of Startupbootcamp . What can we learn from this success story? How can you benefit from the eco-system of mentors, partners, and investors in the FinTech industry? Come and join the debate with the Ceo of PACE Invoice and the Ceo of Flywire.

James Shattock Mike MassaroNektarios Liolios

14:15 - 15:00 The Challengers vs Establishment debate

For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument and debate.So that is exactly what we will bring you during the annual FinTech Challengers vs FinTech Establishment debate!. Listen in, cheer, participate and enjoy as we exchange arguments and ideas that will help us all move forward in the FinTech industry. We bring you 4 rounds of lively discussion between eager oponens that will take a clear stand in issues that matter. From regulations to partnerships, from investment to bubbles. A brave group of debaters will speak their minds and share their believes with you.
 Lareina Wang Kevin MottardDimitrios Psarrakis Megan Caywood Norris Koppel A Lex Weber

Grand Hall

10:00 - 10:15 Birdee - Meet the disrupters

Birdee is a digital saving management solution dedicated to Mass Affluent investors. It has been developed by Gambit Financial Solutions, a software company that implements customer-centric solutions in Europe since 2010. With Birdee, through a combination of powerful algorithms, everyone can invest, even if they have no personal fortune, nor advanced knowledge in finance.

Birdee

10:15 - 10:30 GuardSquare - Meet the disrupters

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 Guardsquare

11:45 - 12:00 Meniga - Meet the disrupters

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 Meniga

12:00 - 12:15 Meet the disrupters

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12:15 - 12:30 Meet the disrupters

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12:30 - 12:45 Wealth Objects - Meet the disrupters

WealthObjects’ B2B2C Robo-Advisory and Engagement platform helps Banks, Investment firms, and Wealth Managers to launch a next generation digital wealth or investment manager (or) enhance their current offering quickly and at a fraction of the cost (compared to building and maintaining own solutions) using customisable modules to serve their digitally savvy affluent / HNW customers, and/or attract a much wider mass customer base such as the millennials.

Route66

12:45 - 13:00 Crosslend - Meet the disrupters

Crosslend offers a single-loan securitisation as a service, transforming loans originated across the EU into fungible bonds to enable both institutional and retail investment in consumer and SME credit cross-border, Europe-wide. They aim to unlock capital stuck on banks’ balance sheets, giving both private clients and SMEs across Europe better access to financing, helping promote economic growth within the EU and taking a significant step towards establishing a Capital Markets Union.

Crosslend

13:00 - 13:15 ID Now - Meet the disrupters

IDnow offers patented technology for innovative companies that allows their customers to verify their identity quickly and conveniently from online using their smartphone, tablet or webcam. This novel process replaces the antiquated PostIdent process and allows for significant improvements to conversion rates for online applications.

Idnow

13:15 - 13:30 Sonect - Meet the disrupters

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 Logo Sonect

15:00 - 15:15 Meet the disrupters

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15:15 - 15:30 Kontomatik - Meet the disrupters

Kontomatik is a leading provider of the Banking API. The service supplied by Kontomatik is mostly aimed at the banks with competitive products, online lenders that are looking to optimize loan-issuing processes and start-ups that want to build their app around supreme technology. Online Credit Scoring, Instant KYC and Targetted Financial Offers are the key benefits supplied by Kontomatik, yet the main service is the provision of a tool that lets an organization become a true innovator in the financial industry.

Kontomatik

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