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Finovate Leadership Program

A community, designed for banks, credit unions, insurance/reinsurance companies and investment companies to foster business relationships with the most senior industry players and create environments for networking and peer-led benchmarking.


Who qualifies?

Banks, financial institutions and credit unions are essential to Finovate.

If you are a C-level professional from a bank or FI, contact our VIP Relationship Manager at to check your eligibility. Join us to engage in rich conversations and learnings that will help change the landscape of financial services as we know it.

What to expect

To help you maximise every minute at FinovateEurope, we've designed a schedule of events and personal introductions This personalised program will help you make new contacts, discover new international solutions and surround yourself with people who inspire you the most. We'll ensure you meet the right people and build long-term symbiotic relationships with potential partners and customers.

Why the Finovate Leadership Program?


Smart networking

Join 1200+ senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, fintechs, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators and entrepreneurs.  

With lots of dedicated networking time and a smart matchmaking app, it’s never been easier to start a conversation with the right person.  

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Curated 1:1 meetings

The cornerstone of Finovate's networking services are the curated 1:1 meetings. These are bespoke, pre-arranged meetings especially designed to reduce the time you spend on selecting new partners, to forge new relationships for future projects and enable a better understanding of connected technology. 

Power hours

Our innovative format allows you to meet with multiple senior executives in order to discuss current projects and future challenges in a relaxed and informal way. You will be joined by specially selected fintech leaders, speakers, analysts and solution providers.

The power hours will be run under the Chatham House Rule (participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of anyone present may be revealed) to encourage free discussion of key industry challenges in an open and collaborative environment.

What else is included

Your Finovate Exec Program pass also gives you full access to everything FinovateEurope has to offer . . . 

Cutting-edge demos live

Stay ahead on fintech innovation. Finovate features 2 full days of short-form demos.

50+ demoing companies will show you their latest financial services innovations live. Each handpicked company has just 7 minutes – with no slides or video allowed - to showcase how the technology works and why your organisation needs it. Topics include investment, wealth management, identity authentication, compliance and regulation, personalised banking, loyalty and rewards, and much more.

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Hear from innovators shaping your sector

120+ industry experts will cover innovations from all spheres of financial services.

With an unparalleled range of viewpoints and perspectives from across the fintech ecosystem, FinovateEurope is the place to see and hear practical applications of the latest technologies.

Speaker lineup
Five industry stages. Five key topics.

Day one on 11 February features five stages tackling critical topics defining the future of finance: digital future, open banking, future tech, payments and insurtech.

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Apply now!

Your Finovate VIP manager will strive to provide you with a truly exceptional tailor-made experience. Helping you build long term symbiotic relationships is our key focus.

The Finovate Leadership Program is open to C-level professionals from a banks or FIs, with responsibility for digital transformation and innovation