FinovateFall Sneak Peek: Ak Bars Digital Technologies

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateFall on September 24 through 26, 2018 in New York. Register today and save your spot.

Ak Bars Digital Technologies provides a payments video validation SDK for financial institutions and fintechs to upgrade their level of customer experience.


  • New way to interact with clients
  • Plug & play technology
  • Inexpensive solution

Why it’s great
Ak Bars Digital Technologies’ solution helps FIs develop an unhindered payment environment.


Ilya Velder, MBA, Head of Strategy, Managing Director
Velder has more than 10 years of experience in banking (strategy, digital, project financing, direct debt, investments). He is also a lecturer at Innopoilis University in Kazan.


Damir Galiev, MBA, Business Development
Galiev has more than six years in banking experience (digital, business discovery, investments).




Yaroslav Shuvaev, Head of R&D
Shuvaev has more than 10 years of experience in digital business (product design, UX/UI, AI, fintech). He is also a lecturer at British Higher School Art and Design in Moscow.

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FinovateAsia Sneak Peek: Ak Bars Digital Technologies

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateAsia on November 7 and 8 in Hong Kong. Pick up your tickets today and save your spot.

Aimee from Ak Bars Digital Technologies is a solution based on deep learning algorithms that helps a contact center operator find the right answer and responds by herself if she has no doubts.


  • Fast learning. It uses an ensemble of algorithms
  • Can be used for development a conversational digital bank and/or roboadvisor in any financial area
  • Awesome UI

Why it’s great
Aimee is constantly learning. It does not require a large training sample and a man-customizer. Therefore, it is may be quickly installed and ready to help with the first answers.


Yaroslav Shuvaev, Head of R&D
Shuvaev is in charge of R&D strategy and runs several full-stack development teams.


Damir Galiev, Head of Innovation PO
Galiev leads the company’s efforts to innovate, commercialize inventions and results of R&D.