There are very many fintech firms in the USA and the exact number may be hard to pinpoint now. It is obvious that the fintech sector is booming and numerous startups are emerging in the USA, providing viable alternatives to traditional banking. With all this innovation in the fintech industry, it is not surprising that many conferences, meet ups, and conventions have sprouted up in the U.S. If you’re an entrepreneur, a speaker, an investor or just someone interested in knowing about this new industry, these are the 10 popular fintech events in the USA:
1) FSB Expo
FSB Expo gives the smaller business community the opportunity to meet and enhance belief of FSB that every company’s voice should be heard. These events are organized for the benefit of smaller business owners and provide the chance to make valuable connections. This year, the event occurred on March 19-21, 2016, U.S. – Birmingham.
2) Lendit USA
Lendit USA is a forum in which investors and platforms come to learn, do business and network. Attending these events provides you with an opportunity to network with over 4,000 decision-maker from more than 20 countries. The main agenda in the event is always what’s going on in the online lending industry. This year the event took place on April 11-12 April 2016.
3) FinTech Exchange
FinTech Exchange is an event where leaders in financial technology meet to discuss how technology is affecting businesses. On April 21, 2016, attendees were able to hear from over 20 leaders in financial technology.
4) Mergermarket Technology Forum
Attend Mergermarket Technology Forum events and meet leading technology experts discussing what the future holds for fintech in the world. This year the event occurred on 10th May 2016.
5) Consensus Event
In May 2016, CoinDesk, in collaboration with Coin Center and Digital Currency Group presented its second annual blockchain technology summit, Consensus 2016. The event defined the “real” blockchain technology. The event was attended by over 1,500 professionals from leading industry startups, financial services institutions, academic and policy groups, and investment firms.
6) Finovate Spring
If you have an interest in the future of banking and financial technology, Finovate Spring is a must-attend event. This event gathers financial institutions, fintech companies, and investors. This year the event took place on May 10-11, 2016.
7) Next Bank USA
According to its founder Rob Findlay, Next Bank is a community of individuals from around the world that meet to discuss the future of financial services. The event also offers new ways to connect with your peers. The event took place on 12 May 2016.
8) The Financial Brand Forum
The Financial Brand Forum is an annual event designed to help you tackle your biggest marketing, retail and branding challenges. The event was held on May 16–18, 216.
9) Finovate Fall
Since 2007, Finovate events have showcased cutting-edge banking and financial technology. Every Finovate event gathers over 1000 fintech innovators together to network. This event will take place on September 8-9, 2016.
10) Future of Money & Technology Summit
Future of Money & Technology Summit brings together brightest minds that discuss money, including startups entrepreneurs, press, developers, authors, press, investors, services and solution providers. Prepare to attend the 2016 event which will be held on 2 December 2016 in San Francisco, US.