Apply Now to Present at FinovateSpring 2018!

With the holidays right around the corner, excitement for the new year is building and you won’t want to miss getting a headstart on opportunities available at FinovateSpring 2018. Now is the time to apply: the very early-bird deadline for presenter applications to demo is Friday, December 15.

The event will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center on May 8 – 11, and will feature our signature seven-minute demo format. Presenters who are selected won’t just receive time up on stage — they’ll also have the opportunity to connect directly with senior-level financial executives, venture capitalists, other entrepreneurs, and influential press, analysts, and bloggers.

Competition to get on stage at Finovate events is high, with more companies applying than the demo slots we have available. And with the fintech scene continuing to grow and pave the way for new technology, now is the time to join your competitors on stage and gain the attention of new clients, investors, and potential partners.

If you’d like to learn more, please email us at spring@finovate.com and we’ll send you a presenter packet outlining the selection criteria, presenter package, demo costs, deadlines, and a link to the online application (applying is completely free and 100% confidential, so there’s nothing to lose!). Plus, if you apply by Friday, December 15, and are selected to demo, you’ll benefit from the very early-bird savings in your final demo cost. Hope to see you apply!


FinovateSpring 2018 is partners with: Aite GroupBankersHubBanking TechnologyBayPayBeFast.TVBigData-MadeSimple.comBreaking BanksByte AcademyCelentFemTechFinancial ITFintech FinanceHeadcountHolland FintechIBS IntelligenceInnovate FinanceMercator Advisory GroupNexChangeThe Nilson ReportOvumThe PaypersPlug and PlaySME Finance Forum, and Swiss Finance + Technology Association.


Raise your profile and showcase your thought leadership

Grow your business at FinovateSpring by becoming an event sponsor. We can provide flexible and tailored solutions to maximize your time at the event and ensure you meet your business goals. For more information please contact us via email.

Fintech Luminaries, Lock in Presale Savings for FinovateSpring

As you’re thinking about your holiday shopping, now is the perfect time to lock in your spot for our Silicon Valley event and snag another cyber week deal. Register for FinovateSpring 2018 by this Friday, December 8 and – save $800 off the list price!

On May 8 – 11, FinovateSpring will showcase the latest innovations spanning the spectrum of fintech. The event features two days of our signature demo-only format, followed by two days of fast-paced discussions and deeper dives covering the most important topics and trends in fintech (a new piece for next year!). If you’re looking for the cutting edge in fintech, Finovate is the place to be.

And with our new expanded format, there are even more opportunities for you to meet and network with hundreds of fellow fintech professionals. The audience will consist of senior-level financial executives, venture capitalists, other entrepreneurs, and influential press, analysts, and bloggers. This mix ensures you’ll have good conversations with the right people about the latest developments in fintech and the trends that lie ahead.

Pick up your ticket now before prices go up. Presale tickets expire this Friday, December 8, so save $800 by registering soon.

And if you’d like to apply to demo your latest fintech product at the event, please email us at spring@finovate.com for more information.


FinovateSpring 2018 is partners with: Aite GroupBankersHubBanking TechnologyBayPayBeFast.TVBigData-MadeSimple.comBreaking BanksByte AcademyCelentFemTechFinancial ITFintech FinanceHeadcountHolland FintechIBS IntelligenceInnovate FinanceMercator Advisory GroupNexChangeThe Nilson ReportOvumThe PaypersPlug and PlaySME Finance Forum, and Swiss Finance + Technology Association.


Raise your profile and showcase your thought leadership

Grow your business at FinovateSpring by becoming an event sponsor. We can provide flexible and tailored solutions to maximize your time at the event and ensure you meet your business goals. For more information please contact us via email.

Announcing FinovateSpring 2018: May 8 – 11 in Santa Clara!

With the holiday season around the corner, we’re excited to announce the dates for FinovateSpring 2018. Our Silicon Valley-area fintech conference will take place May 8 – 11 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.

After the success of our four-day format this year at FinovateFall, we’re taking our new, expanded format to Silicon Valley for FinovateSpring. The first two days will run in classic Finovate format with fast-paced, 7-minute demos (no videos or slides allowed!) from the hottest startups and most innovative established companies in fintech. Following these demo days, we’ll be adding a day and a half of additional content to help you stay up to date on the latest trends driving fintech innovation.

If you’d like to apply to demo your company’s newest fintech innovation at FinovateSpring, please email us at spring@finovate.com as the application window just opened. Companies that apply early will save big if selected to demo (the first deadline is Friday, December 15), so be sure to apply soon!

If you’re interested in learning about speaking opportunities, we have a number of ways you could get involved. Simply reach out to speakers@finovate.com for more details.

And if you’d like to attend and watch the newest, cutting-edge technology in fintech showcased via our fast-paced, demo-only format, tickets are now available for $1,495 ($800 off the list price). This is the lowest price tickets will be, so register today to guarantee your spot and these savings!

We’ll see you in Santa Clara in May (or Dubai in February)!


Raise your profile and showcase your thought leadership

Grow your business at FinovateSpring by becoming an event sponsor. We can provide flexible and tailored solutions to maximize your time at the event and ensure you meet your business goals. For more information please contact us via email.

Revealed: The Full Presenter Roster for FinovateAsia 2017

We are in the home stretch of our return to Hong Kong for FinovateAsia. With less than a week to go, there’s still time to register and save your spot. If you’re looking to see the most cutting-edge innovations in fintech made from and for the Asia Pacific market, FinovateAsia is the place to be.

Today we’re thrilled to announce the full presenter roster for the event next week. Check out our 32 presenting companies below:

 

To get an inside look into our presenting companies and their innovations, check out our sneak peek blog series that we’ll continue to update before the event takes place on November 7 & 8.

For the first time, FinovateAsia will also include deeper dives into the latest regional trends and macro issues affecting financial technology. Stay tuned on our agenda page as more details become available.

We hope you’ll join us for Finovate’s second event in Hong Kong to witness these innovative companies and hear from some of the brightest minds in fintech. Tickets are on sale at the FinovateAsia website. The event is coming up quickly, so get your ticket soon!

FinovateAsia 2017 is sponsored by: Invest Hong KongCeleritiFintechLleida.net, and Barlings Capital.

FinovateAsia 2017 is partners with: 500 Startups, AgorizeAite GroupAsia Cloud Computing AssociationBankersHub, BayPayBanking TechnologyBeFast.TVBigData-MadeSimple.comBlockExplorerBreaking BanksByte Academy, CB InsightsCelentConventus LawEbankingNewsFemTechFinancial ITFINOLABFintech Association of Hong KongFintech FinanceFintech News Hong Kong, FinTechTime, Forrester, HeadcountHolland Fintech, Hong Kong Economic TimesThe Hong Kong Foreign Financial Institutions AssociationIBS IntelligenceInnovate FinanceInsight AlphaLexisNexis Risk SolutionsMercator Advisory GroupNexChangeThe Nilson ReportOvumThe PaypersPlug and PlayPR NewswireRegulation AsiaRFi Group, Singapore FinTech AssociationSME Finance ForumSwiss Finance + Technology Association, WHub, and World Fintech Association.

Check Out FinovateAsia Presenter Intros + Save Big This Week on Tickets

Autumn has made its appearance here in the U.S. which is a welcome reminder that our annual Hong Kong conference is just around the corner. FinovateAsia tickets are on sale now, so pick yours up while you still can and join the 450+ gathering in Hong Kong on November 7 & 8 (plus, save $300 off the list price when you book by this Friday, September 29!).

Presenter Introductions

To whet your appetite for two days of fintech innovation, we’re releasing a few brief introductions on some of the presenting companies for FinovateAsia 2017. Be sure to stay tuned for our Sneak Peek series to learn more about the innovators and entrepreneurs who will take the stage at the JW Marriott this November.

  • AApay – an app/web platform for customers and merchants to pay a bill together with different mobile payments
  • additiv – a SaaS-based robo advisor for wealth managers to quickly launch digital wealth offerings with a wizard-like configurator, avoiding the difficultly, cost, and risk of doing so internally
  • AK BARS DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIESAimee – a cloud platform based on deep learning algorithms for automating routine operations in contact centers
  • Bambu – a recommendation engine to address the lack of guidance in financial planning for users not familiar with financing
  • Bank4You – an innovative mobile bank app solving issues around international payment and money transfers
  • Call Levels – The CLAIRE customizable chatbot framework uses AI to help customer service officers avoid inefficient communication and transaction structures
  • CASHOFF – offering complete collection/analysis of consumer data for banks through the aggregation of balances, receipts, and machine learning
  • CreditMantri – using the power of data and technology to offer credit to those seeking it in India, regardless of good, damaged or no credit history
  • Ephesoft Transact Cloud Services – supervised machine learning to aid small businesses to large enterprises classify documents and extract data in a web-based format to move their core business applications to the cloud
  • Five Degrees Matrix – a digital core banking platform allowing banks to give clients a 100% digital experience
  • FUCO&SOLUTION – an interactive robo-statement to enhance customer communication and acquisition
  • Gradatim – transforming banks and insurance companies to become analytics-driven through a real-time consumer analytics system
  • Harborx – a gamified trading app with crowdsourced trades and FX competitions among one’s social network
  • Heckyl – solving the information arbitrage with a news and sentiment analytics product featuring a proprietary hand-crafted algorithm
  • i-exceedAppzillon Micro Digital Apps – complete with functionality, UI, and integration that can be deployed independently across multiple digital applications
  • Kript – blockchain mobile app to invest in crypto-assets featuring an AI guidance system
  • Moven – revolutionary financial wellness platform solving declining branch revenue for banks around the world
  • Solus Connect – aggregation biometric authentication combined with adaptive scoring methodology to increase application security whilst providing ease of use to the customer
  • Strands – a white label business financial management platform integrated with API Hub addressing the lack of a single entry point for managing business finances and day-to-day operations
  • ThreatMetrix – a real-time risk system to solve challenges in differentiating good customers from fraudulent users for eCommerce players and financial institutions using an anonymized, global Digital Identity Graph
  • Velotrade – an online lending marketplace serving those with limited access to working capital
  • WeInvest – a digital assistant for relationship managers to ease client management needs
  • Xignite – Excel add-in for easily inputting market data

Time is running out and space is limited, so we’ll let you take it from here. Savings of $300 off the list price to our Hong Kong conference end this Friday. Stop by our FinovateAsia 2017 page and register today.


FinovateAsia 2017 is sponsored by: Invest Hong KongCeleritiFintechLleida.net, and more to be announced.

FinovateAsia 2017 is partners with: 500 StartupsAite GroupAsia Cloud Computing AssociationBankersHubBanking TechnologyBeFast.TVBigData-MadeSimple.com, BlockExplorerBreaking BanksByte AcademyCelentConventus Law, EbankingNewsFemTechFinancial ITFINOLABFintech Association of Hong KongFintech FinanceFintech News Hong KongHolland Fintech, The Hong Kong Foreign Financial Institutions AssociationIBS IntelligenceInnovate FinanceInsight AlphaLexisNexis Risk SolutionsMercator Advisory GroupNexChange, The Nilson ReportOvumThe PaypersPlug and PlayPR Newswire, Regulation Asia, RFi GroupSME Finance Forum, Swiss Finance + Technology Association, and World Fintech Association.

First Wave of FinovateAsia 2017 Presenters Revealed!

Early this summer, we started reviewing applications from companies eager to demo their latest fintech innovations at FinovateAsia 2017. Today, we’re excited to announce the first wave of presenters that will take the stage at the JW Marriott Hong Kong on November 7 & 8.

To watch all 36+ companies present live, visit our FinovateAsia page and buy your ticket. Early-registration pricing expires on Friday, September 29, so there are only a few weeks left to save $300 off the ticket price.

We’ll announce the remaining companies over the next two months. In the meantime, below is a list of some of the companies that will be showcasing their latest and greatest this year at FinovateAsia in Hong Kong. To see more information and background on each presenting company, stay tuned for our Sneak Peek series.

With innovative companies like these hitting the stage, along with seven hours of high-quality networking over two days, this is an event you surely won’t want to miss. And a first for FinovateAsia, we’ve expanded the conference to include deeper dives into the latest regional trends and macro issues affecting financial technology. Content is currently being curated so stayed tuned to our online agenda which will be continually updated over the next few weeks.

And, remember, register before Friday, September 29, and take advantage of the early-registration savings!


FinovateAsia 2017 is sponsored by: Invest Hong KongCeleritiFintechLleida.net, and more to be announced.

FinovateAsia 2017 is partners with: 500 StartupsAite GroupAsia Cloud Computing AssociationBankersHubBanking Technology, BeFast.TVBigData-MadeSimple.comBreaking BanksByte AcademyCelentConventus LawFemTechFinancial IT, FINOLAB, Fintech Association of Hong KongFintech FinanceFintech News Hong KongHolland FintechIBS IntelligenceInnovate Finance, Insight AlphaLexisNexis Risk SolutionsMercator Advisory GroupNexChangeOvumThe PaypersPlug and PlayPR NewswireSME Finance Forum, and World Fintech Association.

Save $400 When You Register for FinovateAsia By This Friday!

This Friday is the final day to save big on your ticket to FinovateAsia 2017. To take advantage of these early discounts and save $400 off the regular price, be sure to register before the end of the week.

FinovateAsia returns to Hong Kong on November 7 & 8 for an expanded two days of live fintech demonstrations and high-caliber networking along with deeper dives into the hottest trends in fintech. The show will take place at the JW Marriott. Find out more about the venue and securing your hotel room on the event’s website.

With the impressive applications we’ve received from companies eager to present and the additional content currently being curated, this show promises to be one you won’t want to miss (stay tuned in the coming weeks for the presenter announcement and speaker agenda updates!). If you’d like a refresher of what you can expect to see on stage, check out last year’s demo videos in our video archives.

Secure these savings and your spot today before it’s too late. We hope to see you in Hong Kong this November!


FinovateAsia 2017 is sponsored by: Invest Hong KongCeleritiFintechLleida.net, and more to be announced.

FinovateAsia 2017 is partners with: 500 StartupsAite Group, Asia Cloud Computing AssociationBankersHubBanking TechnologyBigData-MadeSimple.comBreaking BanksByte AcademyCelentConventus LawFemTechFinancial ITFintech FinanceFintech News Hong KongHolland FintechIBS Intelligence, Innovate Finance, LexisNexis Risk SolutionsMercator Advisory GroupNexChangeOvumThe PaypersPlug and PlayPR NewswireSME Finance Forum, and World Fintech Association.

Last Call for FinovateAsia 2017 Demo Applications!

The summer is flying by and excitement for FinovateAsia 2017 is building. Now is the time to apply: the final deadline for presenter applications to demo is this Friday, August 18.

The event will take place at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong on November 7 & 8, and it will feature our signature, seven-minute demo format. Plus, for the first time ever, we’ll be expanding the event to two days to include deeper dives into the latest regional trends and macro issues affecting financial technology. This means presenters who are selected to demo won’t just receive time up on stage — they’ll also have the opportunity to connect directly with senior-level financial executives, venture capitalists, and other entrepreneurs, as well as influential press, analysts, and bloggers.

If you’re looking to take your company to the next level, now is the time to submit your application. In order to do so, follow these steps:

  • Review the informational PDF for prospective presenters at finovate.com/FinovateAsia2017DemoInfo.pdf. It contains details on the event, application process and criteria, presenter package, and pricing.
  • Once you’ve reviewed the PDF and are ready to move forward, submit your application by this Friday, August 18, at the following link: asia2017.finovate.com/application/.
  • We’ll review your application and will be in touch toward the end of August.

If this reminder is taking you by surprise and you need more time, let us know at asia@finovate.com, and we will happily extend the deadline into next week.

Hope to see you in Hong Kong for FinovateAsia!


FinovateAsia 2017 is sponsored by: Invest Hong KongCeleritiFintechLleida.net, and more to be announced.

FinovateAsia 2017 is partners with: Aite GroupBankersHubBanking Technology, BigData-MadeSimple.comBreaking Banks, Byte AcademyCelent, Conventus LawFemTechFinancial ITFintech Finance, Fintech News Hong KongHolland FintechIBS IntelligenceMercator Advisory Group, NexChangeOvumThe PaypersPlug and Play, PR NewswireSME Finance Forum, and World Fintech Association.

FinovateAsia 2017 – Save Big with a Super Early-Bird Ticket!

Though we’re in the heat of summer, FinovateAsia 2017 is just around the corner. Tickets for the event are limited, and we’re on pace for a record setting attendance in Hong Kong.

We’ve already received a number of impressive applications from companies looking to present, so this year’s event is shaping up to be one you won’t want to miss. On November 7 & 8, we will showcase 36+ of the newest fintech innovations via our signature format that blends fast-paced demos with high-quality networking. Plus, for the first time ever, we’ll be expanding the event to two days to include deeper dives into the latest regional trends and macro issues affecting financial technology via keynotes, panels, and fireside chats interspersed throughout each day.

To give you an idea of the influential companies that attend Finovate, see below for just a few of those who joined us in 2016:

  • Accenture Japan
  • Alibaba
  • American Express
  • Ant Financial
  • ANZ
  • Apple
  • Arbor Ventures
  • Asia Times
  • Asian Private Banker
  • Barclays Bank
  • Blackrock
  • Celent
  • Citibank
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Cyberport
  • Dah Sing Banking Group
  • DBS Bank
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Envestnet
  • EY
  • Fidelity
  • Finstar Labs
  • Fintechnews Singapore
  • Forrester
  • FUJITSU
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Hang Seng Bank
  • Hitachi Systems
  • Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  • HSBC
  • Invest Hong Kong
  • J.P. Morgan
  • KPMG
  • MasterCard
  • Maybank
  • Nasdaq
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Rakuten Fintech Fund
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • The Asian Banker
  • The Stock Exchange of Thailand
  • Thomson Reuters
  • TMB Bank
  • Wells Fargo
  • Wall Street Journal

If you’re interested in joining them to watch the future of financial and banking technology unfold live on stage, then get your ticket by this Friday to lock in your spot at the low, super early-bird rate of $400 off. That said, if you can’t wait until November for your next fix of fintech innovation, we do have tickets left for FinovateFall 2017 (September 11 through 14 in New York).

Hope to see you at a future event soon!


FinovateAsia 2017 is sponsored by: Invest Hong KongCeleritiFintechLleida.net, and more to be announced.

FinovateAsia 2017 is partners with: Aite GroupBankersHubBanking TechnologyBreaking BanksCelentFemTechFinancial ITFintech FinanceHolland FintechIBS IntelligenceMercator Advisory GroupOvumThe PaypersPlug and Play, and SME Finance Forum.

Demo to 450+ Fintech Luminaries this November — Apply for FinovateAsia

The second deadline to apply to demo at FinovateAsia is this Friday, July 21. If you’re interested and haven’t yet applied, you’re likely thinking: Is Finovate the right fit for my company? Is the timing right? What would we show on stage?

Finovate events focus on the best and most innovative financial and banking technologies showcased via seven-minute live product demonstrations. Our conferences consistently attract high-impact audiences of senior-level financial and banking executives, press and industry analysts, venture capitalists, regulators, and technology entrepreneurs.

So if you are looking to:

  • Drive product adoption of the latest and most innovative solutions in fintech
  • Showcase new, high-impact technology in front of an influential audience
  • Generate press recognition, find customers, network with peers, raise capital, and discover partners

in the Asia-Pacific market, then there’s a good chance that FinovateAsia 2017 – with our more than 450 fintech professionals scheduled to attend – is the place for you.

If you’re new to FinovateAsia, take a look at videos from our inaugural Hong Kong event last year. Be sure to check out our post on the companies voted Best of Show, as well, and see what kind of financial technologies are turning heads in Asia these days.

And then apply ASAP. Remember, the second deadline to apply to speak is this Friday, July 21. Even though the final application deadline is not until August, applying early is advantageous – especially with early-bird discounts on the presenter fee.

For more information on applying to demo, please review the brochure for prospective presenting companies, then fill out the online application, and that’s it. We will be back in touch toward the end of August about possible placement in the roster for FinovateAsia 2017.

If you have any questions, please email asia@finovate.com.


FinovateAsia 2017 is sponsored by: Invest Hong KongCeleritiFintechLleida.net, and more to be announced.

FinovateAsia 2017 is partners with: Aite GroupBankersHubBanking TechnologyBreaking BanksCelentFemTechFinancial ITFintech FinanceHolland FintechIBS IntelligenceMercator Advisory GroupOvumThe PaypersPlug and Play, and SME Finance Forum.