Date(s) - 08/07/2019 - 12/07/2019
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
(It is a sample program. Participating presenters and companies vary from program to program and cannot be guaranteed for any particular tour)
Navigating FinTech Disruption is a 5 day immersion experience into the FinTech landscape of Silicon Valley.
- Meet with executives of up to 20 of the most cutting-edge FinTech companies and accelerators
- Get advice from leading Silicon Valley experts
- Connect to and learn directly from top innovators and practitioners shaping the future of insurance, banking, and financial services
- Brainstorm approaches to turning disruptive threats into growth opportunities with Silicon Valley visionaries
- DIGITAL BANKING: Hear from the leaders who are creating frictionless user experiences and providing the best online and mobile apps. Brainstorm ideas on how to effectively compete and stay relevant.
- LENDING: Discuss the current state of online lending, its challenges, and opportunities. Discover trends that will change online lending in 2018.
- PAYMENTS: Learn about disruption of the payment industry. Consider opportunities to ignore, acquire, partner, or compete with newcomers in the payment industry landscape
- BLOCKCHAIN: Everything you want to know about blockchain technology, its cutting-edge use cases and applications and how this technology is changing the future of money.
- BIG DATA: Explore the pillars of big data for wealth management. Visit companies that revolutionize the use of big data to create innovative business models that were not possible before.
- INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT): Discover how sensor-based data and connected devices can be leveraged to generate meaningful risk insights.
- REGULATION TECH: Get introduced to the technology that is helping companies better understand and manage risks.
(This schedule is tentative and features past speakers and participating companies. Subject to change without prior notice)
THE BIG PICTURE
09:30-10:30 INTRODUCTION TO SILICON VALLEY
SVIC – Technology leadership methodologies are rapidly evolving to cope with the the pace of change in the Financial Services industry. Discover the roots of the FinTech revolution and the role of technology innovations in the battle for the financial services market.
10:45-12:15 THE FINTECH REVOLUTION
Mohr Davidow Ventures – Technology leadership changes at breakneck speed, exceeded only by the pace of change in the Financial Services. Discover the roots of the FinTech revolution and the role of technology innovations in the battle for the financial services market.
13:30-14:30 UNBUNDLING OF A BANK: NEXT GENERATION OF FINTECH
500 STARTUPS – Meet with FinTech and InsurTech start-ups, participants of the 500 startups acceleration program, and learn about the next-generation technologies that will dramatically change the future of banking and financial services industry.
15:00-16:45 UNBUNDLING OF A BANK: NEXT GENERATION OF FINTECH
RocketSpace – Be among the first to see the latest FinTech and InsurTech innovations at RocketSpace, an open innovation campus that is helping tech entrepreneurs, startups and corporate professionals bring the future to market.
17:00-18:00 COMPETE OR PARTNER WITH FINTECH? LESSONS LEARNED
Western Union – Learn what framework Western Union uses to assess, establish and develop partnerships with FinTech companies. Western Union Digital provides consumers and business with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world.
FINANCIAL SERVICES DISRUPTED
09:00-10:00 CREDIT CARDS
Nerdwallet – Discuss with Nerdwallet, a 400-person fintech company how credit card business is evolving and what it means for the established financial services organizations.
11:00-12:00 ATM CARDS, CASH, AND CHECK BUSINESS
Token – Learn from Token, a company that provides a simple and secure open API that enables money transfer capabilities and access to bank account information.
13:30-14:30 CREDIT SCORES
Credit Sesame – Find out about the latest trends in lending from Credit Sesame, an online tool that enables users to save money on mortgage and loans by unlocking their credit potential.
15:30-16:30 CONSUMER FINANCING
Affirm – Discover how FinTech is reinventing consumer financing. Meet with Affirm, a financial technology company started by PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin that focuses on improving the lives of everyday consumers with less expensive, more transparent financial products.
17:00-18:00 MONEY TRANSFER
ABRA’s goal is to be the WhatsApp of Money. A single app in 200 countries that enables a consumer to send money from any phone number to any other phone number, anywhere, in the world.
THE FUTURE OF MONEY
09:00-10:00 BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW
Blockchain University – Learn from Blockchain University about digital currency, virtual currency and cryptocurrency and the technology behind the blockchain. Explore the growing ecosystem of blockchain start-ups and VC investments in this technology.
11:00-12:00 STATE OF THE BITCOIN MARKET
Bitpay – Hear from Bitpay, the largest processor of bitcoin in the world that and raised over $ 30M in funding, on the rate of bitcoin adoption, opportunities and challenges presented by the spread of the technology.
14:00-15:00 PEER-TO-PEER LENDING
Prosper – Learn from Prosper, a leading online marketplace for consumer credit that connects people who want to borrow money with people who want to invest money, about the new business model and trends in peer-to-peer lending.
16:00-17:00 PAYMENT SERVICES
Hyperwallet – Explore the technology innovations in payment services with an expert from Hyperwallet, a financial technology company that provides domestic and cross-border outbound payment services in a range of payment methods.
18:00-19:00 REDEFINING MORTGAGE LENDING
Sindeo – Discuss with Sindeo, a company that provides its customers with access to a broad marketplace of lenders and loan products, expert and unbiased guidance from Mortgage Advisors, the latest trends in home financing.
LESSONS ON CORPORATE INNOVATION
09:30-10:30 CASE STUDY IN SETTING UP INNOVATION OUTPOST
UMPQUA Bank – Hear from Pivotus Ventures, a Silicon Valley Innovation Lab of UMPQUA Bank, about lessons learnt from setting up an Innovation outpost in Silicon Valley.
11:00-12:00 ACCELERATING CORPORATE INNOVATION IN FINSEC
BNY Mellon – Meet with the Innovation Center of BNY Mellon, a global investments company dedicated to helping clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle.
13:30-14:30 AIRBNB: INNOVATION SUCCESS STORY
Airbnb – Visit Airbnb office and discover how this online community marketplace for people to list, discover and book accommodations around the world, was created, developed and grew into a true Silicon Valley success story.
15:30-16:30 HOW TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN INNOVATION CULTURE
Google – Learn from Google about cornerstone principles of Google’s innovation culture, methods, tactics and strategies to maintain Google as one of the most innovative companies in the world.
16:30-18:00 WHY ESTABLISH AN INNOVATION CENTER?
IBM – Discuss with IBM Innovation Center reasons, goals and objectives to establishing an innovation center in Silicon Valley to accelerate corporate innovation in large, multinational companies.
RISK MANAGEMENT AND E-COMMERCE
09:00-10:00 RISK MANAGEMENT
IdentityMind – Explore with IdenLty Mind, an on-demand pla[orm providing next-generation risk management and anti-fraud services for the e-commerce ecosystem, challenges of cyber-security and risk management in the rapidly evolving world of finance.
11:00-12:00 INNOVATIVE MERCHANT SOLUTIONS
Poynt – Discuss with Poynt, a company that gives merchants access to innovative technology without compromising on security or user experience, the new e-commerce platforms and innovations in e-commerce infrastructure.
13:00-14:00 EMERGING TRENDS IN PAYMENT SERVICES
Align Commerce – Discover emerging trends in payment services with Align Commerce, a next generation Payment Service Provider (PSP) for global commerce.
14:30-16:00 RE-CONSIDERING COMPLIANCE
Virtual Compliance Management – Find out how regulators have been catching up with the reality of FinTech and the crucial role of compliance in forming successful partnerships between banks and FinTech companies.
REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES:
- Program participation
- Transfers between company visits
- Lunches (Mon-Fr)
- Hotel accommodation
- Airfare tickets
If you prefer to book and pay for your own accommodation, contact us to request a registration code.