Finalists Announced for the First Ever Finovate Awards!

September 24, 2019
Edison Ballroom | New York

We’re delighted to announce the finalists for the first ever Finovate Awards! We were amazed by the number of quality entries, and paring the field down to the short list in each category was no easy feat. And of course it doesn’t get any easier for our impressive team of judges, who now have the challenging task of selecting a single winner in each category.

We’ll be announcing the winners at a gala dinner taking place on September 24 (the middle night of FinovateFall) at the Edison Ballroom in Manhattan. In the meantime, please join us in celebrating the individuals and companies who have made it to this stage.

Don’t miss out on the chance see which individuals, companies, and technologies take top honors. Individual seats, half-tables, and full tables are all available for purchase. If you’d like to learn more about how to attend click here for more information or email India.Thomas@knect365.com to reserve your table.

Announcing Startup Pitches at FinovateFall 2019!

We’re excited to announce that Finovate is offering pitch sessions exclusively for early-stage startups! This is a brand new initiative from Finovate, and we’re seeking cutting-edge companies focusing in AI or Wealth Management for 3 minute pitches at FinovateFall’s Summit Day.

For less than the price of a single ticket, seed-stage startups will receive a three minute pitch on stage, a dedicated space at the Startup Pitch Bar, access to our powerful networking app, and a ticket to attend the full conference. In order to qualify, companies must be a pre-seed fintech with less than $100k in annual revenue and less than $1M in total funding.

Finovate has always been a powerful platform for promoting new financial technology innovations, and we want to make sure that our show remains accessible for the new companies that represent the bleeding-edge of the industry. We expect startup pitch slots to fill up fast so act now if you want to get involved! Visit our website for more information, or email dominika@finovate.com.

FinovateAsia is Heading Back to Singapore!


600+ attendees. 35+ firms demoing. 100+ expert speakers.

Insights and connections to the Asian fintech community you will only find at Finovate.

Save the date for FinovateAsia 2019! We’re moving back to Singapore this October 14 through 16, with a show that will feature demos of new fintech solutions, key insights from thought-leaders and influencers, and networking that delivers meaningful connections with fintech decision-makers.

Lowest price to attend ends Friday, May 31!


The agenda is packed with the latest fintech innovations, industry titans, and up-and-comers. The first day will feature digital trailblazers and disruptors analyzing the latest trends in fintech and financial services digital transformation in Asia. The stellar speaker faculty will debate the big issues facing financial institutions and fintechs in the new tech driven world. And the second day will feature Finovate’s signature live demos from 35+ fintech innovators.


Plus, don’t miss the two add-on Summits on October 16 that will give you the chance to take a deeper dive into Artificial Intelligence or Blockchain Applications.

It’s not just what you see and learn. Make essential business connections with the 600+ senior decision makers at the event. You can arrange meetings using the networking app before the event to make the most of your time there.

Register by Friday, May 31 and save up to $1,100. Book online here today or contact our customer services team at +1 (888) 670-8200 or register@knect365.com.


Make it at FinovateAsia!

Whether a new innovation or service, partnership or brand pivot, you’ll reach an audience of 600+ of the most influential people in fintech. Finovate’s format of seven minutes on stage, exhibition stand, attendee introductions, marketing exposure, and more delivers you a fantastic ROI.

The demo application process is competitive, so apply early to give your company the best chance of getting on stage. Plus, secure the lowest possible rate if chosen to demo.


6 Reasons to Attend FinovateSpring 2019 – Register by Friday and Save up to $400

FinovateSpring 2019 is less than two weeks away, and it’s time to lock in your spot!

With a new venue in a new city, new visionary keynote speakers, new cutting-edge innovations and a new consolidated event format, you’ll get all the insights you need no matter what your focus!

Join 1,100+ senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators and entrepreneurs from the Bay Area and beyond in San Francisco.

Book your ticket by Friday, April 26 and save up to $400.


Top 6 Reasons to Attend

1. Highly efficient format

Our short-form demo-based format allows you to see a huge number of demos over two days. Each presenter has just seven minutes – with no slides or video allowed. You see live technology with no filler. Learn more about who will be on stage.

2. Stay ahead of the curve

Fintech innovation continues at a blistering pace. Finovate is the best way to find the next big advantage before your competitors. Don’t get left behind. View the 2019 agenda.

3. Only the best

Our competitive application process means you only see the very best demos. We handpick each company on stage, and they all give you a live demo – so you only see technology that works today. Learn more about the industry problems the demoing companies will be solving.

4. One-on-one connections

Speak to the founders, innovators, directors innovators and more. This isn’t your typical trade show. It’s your chance to engage directly with the people behind the world’s most exciting technology. And Finovate’s new networking app suggests the most relevant contacts for you based on your needs. Learn more about who’s attending.

5. Learn from visionaries

Hear from industry leaders and find out what’s coming next. The demos show you the best technology available now, and the speakers provide a unique insight into the future of the industry. Learn more about the speaker lineup.

6. Something for everyone

Whether you’re looking for a specific solution or just curious to see what’s out there, you’ll leave Finovate with new ideas and a fresh outlook. Broad vision or deep insight – we’ve got it all. Now is your chance to save up to $400.

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Book online today or contact our customer services team at +1 (888) 670-8200 or register@knect365.com.

See you in San Francisco next month!

Cutting Edge Fintech in the World’s Financial Capital – Get Involved Now!


Save the date for FinovateFall 2019! We’re returning to The Marriott Marquis in Times Square this September 23 through 26 with a showcase of fintech solutions, insights that deliver real-world value, and meaningful connections with senior financial decision makers.

Witness exciting new technologies via our signature live 7-minute demos (no slides or canned video allowed!). Following the demos, our innovative speakers share success stories and lessons learned to help make those solutions a reality within your own organization. Plus, don’t miss the add-on Summit Day that takes a deeper dive into Artificial Intelligence and Wealthtech & Investech.

With 75+ demoing companies, 120+ expert speakers and more networking opportunities than ever before, no other event gives you as much insight from start-ups, tech giants, large FIs, community banks and credit unions – from New York City and beyond.

FinovateFall by numbers

FinovateFall fintech innovation event


Get involved now!

Want to demo?

Demo your latest fintech innovation on stage and show the audience of 1500+ senior finance executives how you can help their business.

At your exhibition space, meet the bankers and investors who can grow your business.

Why you should demo at FinovateFall in 60 seconds – watch now

Demo your fintech innovation


Want to sponsor?

Stand out from the crowd and win new business from C-level executives from financial institutions.

Align your brand with innovation and the fintech growth story.

Demonstrate your thought-leadership to Finovate’s event audience and digital community of 300k fintech professionals.

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Want to speak?

Would you like to get your voice heard by the cream of the North American fintech community? You only get one chance a year to be heard by 1,500+ leading fintech experts in the world’s financial capital – now’s the time to get in touch.

Please reach out to Laura Maxwell-Bernier now to inquire about speaking or moderating.

FinovateFall fintech event agenda


Want to connect with 1,500 decision makers?

FinovateFall makes it easy to connect with the people that matter to you. This is your chance to speak directly to innovators behind the most exciting tech in finance.

The event app suggests relevant attendees based on your business needs and offerings. Create quantifiable business opportunities with returns you can measure.


Book now at lowest price – save up to $1,500

If you’d like to attend as a delegate, book online here today or contact our customer services team at +1 (888) 670-8200 or register@knect365.com.

Hope to see you in New York in September!

See Who’s Attending FinovateSpring and Meet the People that Matter

FinovateSpring is also making it easier than ever to connect with the attendees that matter to you. We’ve partnered with the Brella networking app that uses a matchmaking algorithm to suggest relevant attendees based on your business needs or offerings. Once you find someone you’d like to meet, Brella will schedule a meeting in our dedicated meeting area or location of your choice.



“I’m expecting to close 2 to 3 deals from these meetings.”
~ Dave Hazan, Versapay


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See Fintech Before it Gets Big at FinovateSpring – Register Now and Save $700.

Before they raised $100 million in the summer of 2016, mortgagetech innovator Blend appeared on stage at FinovateSpring 2016. They would go on to announce significant partnerships with both Wells Fargo and US Bancorp in the year following their demo.

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Ellie Mae was founded way back in 1997, but after appearing on stage at FinovateSpring 2017, they would go on to get acquired by Thoma Bravo in a stunning $3.7 billion deal.

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Seven months before Cyberfend was acquired by Akamai Technologies, they were on stage at FinovateSpring 2016, showing the latest in their bot and automation detection solutions.

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Save up to $1,000 if you register for FinovateSpring before Friday!

 

Save up to £400 if you register for FinovateEurope before Friday!



David Birch
Global Ambassadaor
Consult Hyperion

David will be the chairman of Day 3 at FinovateEurope 2019. He is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money; was named one of the global top 15 favourite sources of business information by Wired magazine and one of the top ten most influential voices in banking by Financial Brand; created one of the top 25 “must read” financial IT blogs; was found by PR Daily to be one of the top ten Twitter accounts followed by innovators, along with Bill Gates and Richard Branson and was rated Europe’s most influential commentator on emerging payments by Total Payments.
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Russell Pert
UK Head of Industry
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Tan Le
Founder & CEO
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As one of Fast Company’s Most Influential Women in Technology and Forbes’ 50 Names You Need to Know, Tan will show you how automation is an opportunity rather than a threat, as humans and machines become increasingly integrated.
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