Fintech Events in 2016 – first part

At FintechValley we would like to present you some of the Fintech events that are planned for the second half of 2016. There are many Fintech and Fintech related events, conferences and smaller meetups taking place around the world. Please find below a first selection:

IMG_8639Fintech events in the United States

September 21 – 24, 2016 -FinCon

This event will be held in San Diego. During this event there will be networking, an Advisor Symposium, a Fintech Startup competition and other activities related to the financial industry. You can find more details about it under https://finconexpo.com/

October 23 – 26, 2016, Money20/20

This Fintech event will take place end of October in the Venetian, in the heart of Las Vegas. According to the official website, they are bringing together more than 10,000 attendees, including more than 1,000 CEOs and over 500 speakers from over 3,000 companies and 75 countries.

This 4-day-long Fintech event covers payments and financial service innovation for connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology. For more information, please check their website http://www.money2020.com/

November 7, 2016, Empire Startups Fintech Conference

This Fintech conference will take place in San Francisco. It focuses on start-up demos, networking and blockchain. You can find their agenda under: http://www.empirefintechconference.com/pages/sf16agenda

The same organizers are also already announcing their next years Fintech Conference that will take place in New York City in April 2017.

Smaller events from Empire Startups in form of evening meet-ups will take place in New York City on July 07 and August 03, 2016. More about these meetups can be found at http://www.empirestartups.com/event-calendar/

Fintech events in CANADA

18 August, 2016, FinTechTO

As an emerging Fintech hub,The Digital Finance Institute in Canada is organising their second annual Fintech Conference in Toronto. According to the official website, this FinTech event is Canada’s only national FinTech Conference.

Beforehand, on August 16, 2016, there is a Fintech meeting taking place that is focussing on women in the Fintech industry.

For more specific information about the events, please check http://www.fintechtoronto.org/

Fintech events in EUROPE

July 07, 2016, Holland Fintech

Holland Fintech organizes regular meetups in Amsterdam where they bring together professionals from various Fintech industries. The exact location for the upcoming meetup still has to be confirmed, however more information about it can be found under http://hollandfintech.com/07-08-holland-fintech-july-meetup/

15 – 22 July, 2016, London Fintech Week 2016

This Fintech event has yearly been taking place in London since 2014 and presents “a series of conferences, workshops, hackathons, meetups and parties” with a focussing a different topic each day. You can find more information on their website under  https://fintechweek.com/

July 21, 2016, POST /bank hackathon

This event about the digital future of banking is being presented by the Cologne, Germany based company hack.institute (website: http://hack.institute/)

This specific event will take place in Hamburg, Germany, however, throughout the year until March 2017 they are organizing several similiar events in other different German big cities with the Grand Final in Bonn. The date and specific location of the final event in 2017 is still to be announced.

For more information about all upcoming events, please refer to http://hack.institute/events/post/bank/en/

Fintech events in ASIA

July 21, 2016, New Finance FinTech Open Mic Night

The Singapore branch of this global network group New Finance was founded in May 2015 and since then they have been regularly organising their so-called “FinTech Open Mic Night series” in Singapore. These meetups are about networking, discussion and catching up the latest financial news.

You can find the July’s agenda at http://www.meetup.com/NewFinanceSingapore/events/231271316/#

Fintech events in AUSTRALIA

July 08 – 10, 2016, Fintech Brisbane Startup

Shaping the future of financial services in Australia, this weekend is about connecting ideas within the financial industry by coming up with new ideas within a team, similar to a hackathon. For more detailed information about this Fintech startup weekend, please check the following link http://www.up.co/communities/australia/brisbane/startup-weekend/9042

This was only a small selection, there are surely soon more events to come. If you like your Fintech event to be posted on Fintech Valley, please feel free to contact us !

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