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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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
The demoers and speakers are hard at work preparing for their time on stage. But we know that seeing and hearing these innovators is only part of what’s attractive about Finovate – we also bring together 1100+ senior executives from across the fintech spectrum. This is your chance to meet and connect with these industry leaders to help move your business forward.
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
And when you return to the office you’ll have a record of everyone you met with to continue the conversation (and validate Finovate’s ROI to your boss!).
This year we’ve added a Summit Day on May 7 to cover two of the biggest trends – customer experience and artificial intelligence. Take a deep dive into the areas making the most noise and brimming with opportunity. The summits run concurrently and you’re free to move between them.
Customer Experience Summit
It has never been more important to identify and meet customer needs today, to implement the products and services they want tomorrow.
Finovate is a first stop for fintech firms as they gain traction. Each of this year’s demoers is hoping to follow in the illustrious footsteps of some of FinovateSpring’s previous presenters, who have gone on to make a huge impact in the fintech space. Don’t miss your chance to get a first look at the companies who will become the next big thing in fintech. Book your spot here and save!
Before they were in the headlines,
they were on-stage at FinovateSpring
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.
Have you found solutions for all the challenges your organization is facing in 2019?
This year at FinovateSpring, 60+ companies will demo technology solving stresses including: automated expense reporting, virtual call center agents, blockchain-based data security, accessible credit for SMBs, business identity verification, customer engagement with personalized communications, alternative credit scoring, open banking between accounts, collaborative group banking, investments influencing corporate change, and so much more.
Whether you’re a large financial institution, small community bank, massive tech provider, venture capitalist, investor or recently launched startup, there’s something for everyone. See it all at FinovateSpring 2019.
In addition to seeing live demos of new technologies, you’ll hear from visionary fintech giants including Prudential Financial, BNY Mellon, Square, and more on the conference day on May 10. They’ll help you learn about all the latest trends in digital banking and payments, community banking, artificial intelligence, and more. See who’s speaking and check out the latest conference agenda.
*Book by Friday, and save $600 on the main 3-day event ticket and $300 on the Summit Day add-on. Register for both and save an extra $100. Click here to register now.
FinovateEurope is only 2 weeks away and our presenters and speakers are hard at work preparing for their time on stage. Want to know more about the expert speakers you’ll hear analyze the latest trends, opportunities and challenges facing fintech innovation?
Speakers will include:
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.
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.
Don’t miss your chance to join 1300+ start-ups, senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators and entrepreneurs from the Bay Area and all over the world.
This is your chance to hear from and network with the innovators behind the most exciting tech in finance, and the people interested in using or investing in it.
Happy New Year! FinovateEurope is starting 2019 with a bang with news of a fantastic new speaker, the Breaking Banks Power Hour and the latest demo lineup!
Founder & CEO – EMOTIV
Tan will be joining us in London, sharing how automation, AI and brain augmentation will affect how we think, work, and live. 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. With AI already affecting investment, customer engagement, fraud and risk management, stock prediction and even compliance, do not miss Tan’s insights at FinovateEurope 2019.
Register by Friday and save up to £1,000*
Plus save an extra £100 with code FKV2349BLOG
The financial services market continues to expand: AI, blockchain, biometrics, crypto, compliance, digital identity, and those topics just cover the first four letters of the alphabet. While these themes are interesting and entertaining, their practicality is difficult to discern. Do these technologies actually work and how? Are they safe? Which ones are the best fit for your business? Finovate’s mission has always been to show the core of innovation. We do the work for you by reviewing hundreds of services and solutions from across fintech, then hand-selecting 65+ companies to demo their exciting technology with real-world applications. Fresh fintech and significant scaling of solutions. See it all at FinovateEurope 2019 on 12 through 14 of February.
In addition to seeing demos of new technologies, you’ll hear from visionary fintech giants like AmazonPay, Rabobank, and Barclaycard. And learn about all the latest trends in analytics, user experience, wealth management, investment, payments, and more. See who’s speaking and check out the latest agenda.
This year we’ve added a Summit Day on 15 February to cover two of the biggest trends – open banking and artificial intelligence. Take a deep dive into the areas making the most noise and brimming with opportunity. The summits run concurrently and you’re free to move between them.
Open Banking Summit
Gain insight into how your strategies will need to shift, what impact open banking will have on your work, and how you need to step out of your comfort zone.