FinovateEurope Sneak Peek: unblu

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unblu’s live collaboration suite helps the world’s leading banks deliver an in-person experience online. Over 80 banks worldwide trust unblu.


  • Facilitates customer acquisition and end-to-end onboarding
  • Lifts conversion rates and increases sales through live engagements
  • Offers customers consulting from the comfort of their home

Why it’s great
Allows you to create a virtual branch rivaling any high-street presence. unblu is changing how banks do business and deliver services through their digital channels.


Jens Rabe, CMO
Rabe loves to understand technology and its potential impact on real life problems to help design new ways in which business can be done.

screen-shot-2017-01-03-at-1-56-39-pmLuc Haldimann, CEO, unblu
Haldimann combines vision, persistence and entrepreneurship. A true inventor, he strives to make lasting contributions to the technology and business worlds.

FinovateEurope Sneak Peek: Wealth Wizards


FE2017-V2-wdateA look at the companies demoing live at FinovateEurope on 7 & 8 February, 2017 in London. Pick up your tickets today and save your spot.

Wealth Wizards is the U.K.’s first independent online financial adviser. It is here to revolutionise financial advice and make it accessible to everyone.


  • Gives the user a manageable plan for retirement
  • Checks whether new pension contributions are affordable
  • Fully-regulated advice, online

Why it’s great
It is making planning for retirement a lot less daunting thanks to the use of tech.


Andrew Firth, Chief Executive
Part of the founding team of Egg, Firth is passionate about pioneering the development of automated financial advice in the U.K.

screen-shot-2017-01-03-at-2-54-32-pmPeet Denny, Chief Technology Officer
Denny is a pragmatic and business-outcome-driven senior technical consultant and champion of achieving business agility through technical excellence.

FinovateEurope 2017 — £100 Early-Bird Discount Extended!


FinovateEurope 2017 is just over a month away, and time is running out for discounted Early-Bird tickets. Save £100 off the cost of your ticket when you register by the end of the week.

FinovateEurope 2016 was the biggest European Finovate ever, and this year’s showcase promises to be another one you won’t want to miss. With so much going on in European fintech, it’s never been more important to stay up to date on all of the latest trends and innovations that will define the future of finance.

Over the course of two days, you’ll get to see 72 leading fintech innovators doing live, seven-minute demos of the latest tech they have coming out of the shop. No slides, no videos, just wall-to-wall demos giving you an incredibly efficient way to see the state of the industry in just two days.

Early-bird tickets are still on sale through this Friday, 6 January, giving you a chance to save £100 off the cost of your registration. Make sure you register now while there’s still room (and before the price goes up!).


FinovateEurope 2017 is sponsored by: Comarch, FT Partners, KPMG and more to be announced.

FinovateEurope 2017 is partners with: Aite Group, Bankers Hub, Banking Technology, Fintech Finance, Harrington Starr, Headcount, Mapa Research, Paybefore, and SME Finance Forum.

FinovateEurope 2017 Presenters Revealed!

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The holidays are officially upon us which means it must be time to announce our presenting companies for FinovateEurope 2017!

Competition was fierce, and we spent weeks reviewing application after application. The innovations in those applications ranged from biometrics and big-data solutions to the latest in payments, investment management, and customer onboarding and experience. After hours of review and debate, we have curated a roster of both leading, established companies and hot, young startups that are guaranteed to pique your curiosity on 7/8 February 2017. To see more information and background on each presenter, stay tuned for our Sneak Peek series.

Below is the current list of the companies showcasing their latest and greatest in London.

In addition to the companies listed above, we’ll be revealing a handful of stealth companies closer to the event.

With these innovative companies hitting the stage, along with eight hours full of high-quality networking in just two days, this is an event you surely won’t want to miss. Register your ticket before Friday, 23 December, and take advantage of the early-bird pricing!

FinovateEurope 2017 is sponsored by: FT Partners, KPMG and more to be announced.

FinovateEurope 2017 is partners with: Aite Group, Fintech Finance, Headcount, Mapa Research, SME Finance Forum, and Verdict Financial.

FinovateEurope 2017 Application Deadline Has Arrived


We don’t mean to scare you this close to Halloween. But the deadline for applying to demo your technology at FinovateEurope 2017 is this Friday, 28 October. We’re looking forward to reading about all the innovations that CEOs, developers, and product specialists from around the world have been working on. So if you’ve got a fintech solution that’s ready for prime-time, consider it NOW time and submit your application today.

On 7/8 February 2017, FinovateEurope will return to one of the coolest spots—Old Billingsgate Market Hall—in one of the coolest cities in the world. And whether you were thumbs up or thumbs down on Brexit, we can all agree that London is still a great location to showcase the most innovative financial technologies and must-have solutions for banks, financial service providers, and even everyday consumers, savers, and investors.


To apply to FinovateEurope, download our informational FinovateEurope 2017 pdf which gives you everything you need to know about the event. And if FinovateEurope sounds like the ideal place for you to present your technology in our unique, 7-minute, demo-only format, we strongly urge you to complete your application at and submit it to us by Friday, 28 October. We’ll review all the applications submitted for FinovateEurope and get back in touch with you as soon afterwards as we can.

Got questions? We’ve got answers. Email us at

FinovateEurope 2017 is sponsored by Financial Technology Partners and KPMG, and is partners with SME Finance Forum and Verdict Financial. Additional sponsors and partners will be announced soon.

FinovateEurope 2017 Application Deadline Just Days Away


It’s that time again: The application deadline for FinovateEurope 2017 is this Friday, 28 October. So if you’re thinking about being a part of the show when Finovate returns to Old Billingsgate Market Hall in London on 7/8 February 2017, then now is the time to put the finishing touches on that application and send it our way.

FinovateEurope is the premier event for startups and veteran companies alike to showcase their most compelling fintech solutions. Whether your innovation brings new biometric authentication technologies to the enterprise (as Best of Show winners EyeVerify and IDScan Biometrics did at FinovateEurope 2016), unveils faster, more efficient ways to onboard customers or use transaction-data analytics (such as FinovateEurope 2015 Best of Show winners Avoka and Meniga, respectively), or even just helps average Janes and Joes better manage their finances (think Tink and Toshl, Best of Show winners from FinovateEurope 2014), there is no better place than Finovate to demonstrate your team’s latest and greatest fintech solutions.


So if FinovateEurope sounds like the kind of opportunity you can’t afford to miss, then here’s what you need to know:

  • Download and review the FinovateEurope 2017 informational PDF for prospective presenters. This document includes background information on the conference itself, our unique demo-only format, as well as an insight into the kind of knowledgable, professional attendees that make up our anticipated audience of more than 1,500, and much more.
  • If you think your technology has what it takes to wow our crowd and make a real difference in the way we save, spend, invest, and interact with the world of finance, then complete your application at and submit it to us by this Friday, 28 October.*
  • That’s it! Our team will review your application and contact you in the next few weeks.

Application season is always a great time for us here at Finovate to get a glimpse at the wide variety of financial technologies that have been incubating for months and are now ready for prime-time. If you have any questions about FinovateEurope 2017 or our application process, please get in touch with us at We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

*Want to apply to FinovateEurope 2017, but still need a bit more time? Email us at and we’ll be happy to help.

FinovateEurope 2017 is sponsored by: Financial Technology Partners and KPMG, and is partners with SME Finance Forum and Verdict Financial. Additional sponsors and partners will be announced soon.

Calling All Innovations – Now Accepting Applications for FinovateEurope 2017!


As we’re savoring the last few weeks of summer, the Finovate team already has the winter season in mind.

The application window for companies looking to demo their latest fintech innovations at FinovateEurope 2017 in London on 7/8 February 2017 is now open! And that’s a big deal for fintech players of all shapes and sizes looking to launch or make serious inroads in EuropeFinovate is a powerful platform to:

  • Drive product adoption of the latest and most cutting-edge solutions in fintech.
  • Showcase new technology in front of an influential audience of high-level financial and banking executives; press and industry analysts; venture capitalists; regulators; and entrepreneurs.
  • Generate press recognition, find customers, network with peers, raise capital, and discover partners.

If these sound like great ways to take your technology to the next level, then FinovateEurope is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for!

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FinovateEurope returns to Old Billingsgate Market Hall in London for two days of fintech innovation and high-quality networking on 7/8 February 2017.  Our signature seven-minute live-demo format will spotlight innovations in fields ranging from biometrics and the blockchain to mobile payments and investment management.

If making an impact in Europe fits your strategic plans, please email us at for more information about applying to present your technology at FinovateEurope. And if you’re looking to be a part of the live audience, register today and take advantage of pre-sale tickets available through September 23.

We hope to see you in London!

FinovateEurope 2017 is sponsored by: Financial Technology PartnersKPMG, and more to be announced.

FinovateEurope 2017 is partners with: SME Finance ForumVerdict Financialand more to be announced.