Banking, insurance and finance are changing rapidly as new market players are leveraging technology to offer greater consumer experience at cheaper prices. To keep up with the changing landscape and the latest trends, an increasing number of events are being held in the world’s greatest financial cities. In the events, advisors to the world’s top banks and CEOs of ground-breaking start-ups present on the future of Fintech. Today, we’ve listed the 10 popular global fintech startups events:
Money2020 is ranked as the best fintech event to get visibility on your innovative fintech solution. It is considered to be the largest event for financial services technology. It brings industry personnel and executives together from more than 75 nations. The event focus on payments and how they interact with mobile, marketing, retail, as well as the technology that threatens to transform the landscape every year. The event will take place on October 23-26, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2) Finnovate Europe
Finovate Europe was held in London, February 9-10, 2016. It is set up as a demo-only format where fintech companies showcase their solutions. The event is attended by venture capitalist, major corporations, financial institutions, and startup founders. Next event will be held in New York, September 8-9, 2016.
3) LendIt USA
LendIt USA was held on April 11-12, 2016 in San Francisco, California. The event offers panels, exhibiters, company demos, and keynote speakers that examine lending opportunities.
If you really want to understand the blockchain future and the possibilities for its use in finance, you must attend BlockChainCon event. The event brings together the best minds in blockchain technology. This is an annual event and the recent one was held in London, January 12, 2016.
5) Canada Fintech Forum
Canada boasts of having a fintech community that is working to transform the fintech landscape in North America and beyond. Canada Fintech Forum is advertised to be one of the best in pure networking opportunities. Besides many presentations on artificial intelligence, banking experience, and insurance, the event has a $10,000 cash prize to earn. This year, the event will be held in Montreal, September 20-21, 2016.
6) Fintech Finals
Fintech Finals is the best fintech event for networking in Asia. The event proves that there is a lot of funding and opportunities available for fintech startups. It boasts of being one of the most competitive landscapes for fintech startups. The latest event was held in Hong Kong, January 25-26, 2016.
7) NEXT: Money
NEXT: Money was held on March 14-15, 2016 in San Francisco, California. The event focuses on technology, policy compliance, markets, currency, and management.
8) FinTech Forum
Fintech Forum is among the top fintech events that are held annually. It is becoming famous for its ability to bring the traditional financial institutions together with what it calls ‘disruptors and barrier breakers’. It is touted as the best fintech event to attend for corporations and investors since the event is strict about the inclusion of fintech startups with an actionable future and a solid track record. This year, the event will be held in Frankfurt, November 2016.
9) FutureBank Middle East
FutureBank Middle East provides fintech startups an opportunity to meet senior banking executives in the Gulf States who are usually off-limits to the general public. The event was held in Dubai, May 31, 2016.
10) African Fintech Awards & Conference
African Fintech Awards and Conference is one of the best annual event where you can get your technology noticed and network with the best world’s open financial opportunities. This year, the event will be held in Johannesburg, October 13, 2016.