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.

Demo Deadline for FinovateAsia — Apply Now!

The first FinovateAsia demo deadline is this Friday, June 23. And with the surge of fintech innovation in Asia, we’re receiving applications from dozens of awesome organizations. Interested in joining us in Hong Kong this year? Read on.

Finovate is the only conference focused exclusively on showcasing the best and most innovative financial and banking technologies via seven-minute live demos. Finovate conferences consistently attract high-impact audiences of senior-level financial and banking executives, press and industry analysts, venture capitalists, regulators, and entrepreneurs.

If you have a cutting-edge product for the fintech, finance and banking industries, the upcoming FinovateAsia is for you. Finovate is a powerful platform to reach 450+ peers in order 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

And with a limited number of companies selected to participate, the presenter-to-attendee ratio is hard to beat.

For more information on demoing, please review the brochure: finovate.com/FinovateAsia2017DemoInfo.pdf. And then fill out the online application: asia2017.finovate.com/application.

If you have any questions, please email asia@finovate.com. And remember the first application deadline is this Friday, June 23.


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

FinovateAsia 2017 is partners with: Aite Group, BankersHub, Banking Technology, Breaking Banks, Celent, FemTech, Financial IT, Fintech FinanceHolland FintechIBS IntelligenceMercator Advisory Group, Ovum, The Paypers, Plug and Play, and SME Finance Forum.

Fintech Luminaries, Lock in Presale Savings for FinovateAsia

This is the perfect time to lock in your spot for our second annual Hong Kong event before prices go up on Saturday. Not only do you save $600, there’s little risk since tickets are fully refundable through mid-September.

On November 7 & 8, FinovateAsia 2017 will showcase the latest products spanning the spectrum of fintech. The event features our signature demo-only format, followed by fast-paced discussions and deeper dives in the afternoon covering the most important topics of 2017 and beyond (a new piece this year!). If you’re looking to stay on top of the cutting edge in fintech, Finovate is the place to be.

But we know that’s not the only reason to attend an event—you also want to meet and learn from other interesting attendees. We’re expecting 500+ attendees in Hong Kong this year. 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 in fintech and the trends that lie ahead.

Attendee Titles from FinovateAsia 2016

Get your ticket now before seats run out (space is limited). Presale tickets expire this Friday, June 16, so save $600 by registering soon.

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


FinovateAsia 2017 is sponsored by: CeleritiFintechInvest Hong Kong, Lleida.net, and more to be announced.

FinovateAsia 2017 is partners with: Aite Group, BankersHub, Banking Technology, Breaking Banks, Celent, FemTech, Financial IT, Fintech FinanceHolland FintechIBS IntelligenceMercator Advisory Group, Ovum, The Paypers, Plug and Play, and SME Finance Forum.

Apply Now to Present at FinovateAsia 2017!

With the welcome appearance of sunshine in Seattle (finally), we’re now well into spring and excitement for FinovateAsia 2017 is building. Now is the time to apply: the very early-bird deadline for presenter applications to demo is Friday, June 23.

The event will take place at the JW Marriott Hong Kong on November 7 & 8, and it 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.

For our inaugural Hong Kong event last year, competition was high with more companies applying than the demo slots we had available. And with attendance numbers growing alongside the demand for a coveted demo spot, 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 asia@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, June 23, and are selected to demo, you’ll benefit from the very early-bird savings in your final demo cost. Hope to see you apply!


FinovateAsia 2017 is sponsored by: CeleritiFintechInvest Hong Kong, and more to be announced.

FinovateAsia 2017 is partners with: Aite Group, BankersHub, Banking Technology, Breaking Banks, Celent, FemTech, Financial IT, Fintech FinanceHolland FintechIBS IntelligenceMercator Advisory Group, Ovum, The Paypers, Plug and Play, and SME Finance Forum.

Announcing FinovateAsia 2017 — November 7 & 8 in Hong Kong!

As the summer will soon be upon us, we’re excited to announce the dates for FinovateAsia 2017. The Hong Kong event will take place on November 7 & 8 at the world-class JW Marriott Hong Kong.

After the success of last year’s inaugural event, we’ll be coming back this fall with a new and expanded format! Each day will begin with our signature demo format which will then be followed by discussions and fast-paced exchanges about key topics in the industry.

If you’d like to apply to demo your company’s newest fintech innovation at the event or would like to learn more about speaking opportunities, please email us at asia@finovate.com.

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 $995 ($600 off the list price). Space is limited and this is the lowest tickets will be, so register today to guarantee your spot and these savings!

We’ll see you in Hong Kong in November (or New York in September)!


FinovateAsia 2017 is sponsored by: CeleritiFintechInvest Hong Kong, and more to be announced.

FinovateAsia 2017 is partners with: Aite Group, BankersHub, Banking Technology, Breaking Banks, Celent, FemTech, Financial IT, Fintech FinanceHolland FintechIBS IntelligenceMercator Advisory Group, Ovum, The Paypers, Plug and Play, and SME Finance Forum.