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May 11-13, 2021
PST/UTC-8 Time Zone,
Online virtual event

Discover tomorrow's solutions to today's challenges

1100+ senior attendees. 50% from financial institutions. 30+ demoers. 50+ speakers. Hundreds of meetings. All delivered digitally.

See how the startup ecosystem is responding to the consequences of the pandemic. Learn about new innovations that are supporting customers today. Find the technologies and connections to keep you relevant tomorrow. Only at Finovate.

2020 Best of Show winners announced!

Take a look at the companies that our attendees have awarded with Best of Show trophies at FinovateWest Digital 2020.

What makes Finovate unique among fintech events?

We don’t waste your time. Finovate is curated, fast-paced, and gets right to the point. And we’ve been delivering value for over 10 years.


Why a digital event?
Why a digital event?

Fintech innovation doesn’t wait and you shouldn’t have to wait either. Moving FinovateWest to a digital event in 2020 allowed organizations to move their business forward and stay up to date despite the unpredictability of travel plans due to COVID-19.

With 1100+ global attendees and 120+ expert speakers, there's no better way to meet and stay informed.

Every aspect of the program was reassessed for a virtual event to ensure the digital experience will deliver maximum value.

Top 5 reasons to attend
What to expect
What to expect

A program that works around the attendees. Sessions were spread across 3 days so that content is more manageable for digital consumption. Access all keynotes, fireside chats and panel discussions live or on-demand*.

Networking, interaction and a socially engaged digital experience. Meetings scheduled all 3 days, 24 hours a day, to accommodate all time zones. Engage with speakers in real-time through Q&A, audience polling and chat features. Networking opportunities include 1-to-1 meetings, virtual coffee chats, small group chats and the ability to arrange impromptu meetings.

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30+ product demos
30+ product demos

Finovate is known for spotlighting new fintech innovations from seed-stage startups to established leaders. And for FinovateWest Digital 2020 this happened virtually. 

30 hand-selected companies had just 10 minutes to demo -- not pitch -- their services and solutions for the financial industry. That way, attendees saw how the tech works and if it's the right fit for their organizations.

After each demo session, you could join Finovate and those companies for live Q&A and chat. 

Who demoed in 2020?

120+ innovators responded to the current climate in 2020
120+ innovators responded to the current climate in 2020

Leave no stone unturned. All spheres of financial services were covered in depth by industry experts. See key themes here.

With an unparalleled range of perspectives from across the fintech ecosystem, attendees heard how financial services has been affected by COVID-19 and how the pandamic is fast-tracking innovation and adoption of new technologies. The sessions gave insight into what these unprecedented times mean for the industry in the months and years ahead.

...and all delivered digitally. See more information here about the 2020 event.

2020 speaker lineup
Meaningful connections
Meaningful connections

Meet a global audience of 1100+ senior attendees from across the fintech industry - 50%+ from financial institutions.

Connect directly to innovators behind the most exciting tech in finance. Meet fintechs, platform players, financial institutions, regulators and investors redefining the future of financial services around the world.

See who attended in 2020
Networking measured in quality and quantity
Networking measured in quality and quantity

Network, connect, collaborate.

In times of unprecedented change, staying connected and making connections is more important than ever. And networking is at the heart of our digital platform. Plus, by going digital you have an even greater ability to meet more people. See who attended in 2020.

Create personalized profiles, send messages, arrange virtual meetings, and interact with speakers and fellow attendees in live chat, Q&A and polls.

Networking opportunities

Startup Booster
Startup Booster

Early-stage fintech startups can attend for a fraction of the full fee!

Connect with our influential audience, hear from experts on what should be at the top of your mind, and see demos of fully-baked fintech rolling out of workshops around the world. All for just $299.

Startup Booster tickets are for fintech and tech startups who are less than 5 years old and raised less than $5M USD. Limited availability. 

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Leadership Program
Leadership Program

If you're a director/head/SVP/C-level from a financial institution, you can attend FinovateSpring Digital 2021 for free!

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.

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Group discount
Group discount

Register 2 attendees and the 2nd and all subsequent attendees receive a 50% discount:

  • 3 passes for the price of 2
  • 5 passes for the price of 3
  • 7 passes for the price of 4
  • 9 passes for the price of 5
Register now for 2021

Digital Demos

Cut to the chase. Stay ahead on the best and latest innovations. 30+ digital product demos (not pitches) of financial services technology.

Do you have a fintech solution or innovation you want to get in front of the financial community? Through new customers, strategic partnerships, expert feedback, press coverage and VC funding, Finovate's unique format creates the ideal atmosphere for you to achieve the next level of success.

FinovateWest Digital by the numbers

1100+
senior fintech attendees
30+
innovative fintech demos
50%
of attendees from financial institutions
270+
financial institutions represented
200+
C-level attendees
100+
influential press/media

Be Seen. Be Heard.

We provide the platform to connect with 1100+ senior fintech decision-makers. Tell us your business goals. We'll help you achieve them.

Five key themes in 2020

The FinovateWest Digital 2020 agenda was shaped around five key industry themes defining the future of finance.


Banking
Banking

Focused specifically on fintech for banks, the Future Banking agenda is where you’ll hear speakers talking about designing and scaling effective digital strategies, implementing new business models, and adopting new offerings to serve a changing customer base. Digital transformation is coming to your bank, and you need to be prepared for it.

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Payments
Payments

The Future Payments agenda will take you on a deep dive into the world of payments. Including mobile, enterprise, and peer-to-peer payments along with related topics like APIs and open banking. Stay on top of this fast-moving, ever-evolving space, and give your customers the experience they demand.

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Future Tech
Future Tech

Looking for the bleeding edge of fintech? You’ll find it on the Future Tech agenda. Learn about the technologies shaping the future of financial services. Gain practical insights on real-world problems and the technologies being developed to solve them.  Balancing big-picture, future-centered thinking with insights you can use now to make technology work for you and your customers.

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SMB Financing & Community Banking
SMB Financing & Community Banking

Small and Medium Businesses face more challenges than ever before and the banking landscape for this group is shifting quickly. And community banks are facing unprecedented disruption from fintechs who are pursuing the customers traditionally served by main street banking.  How can community banks meet the needs of their SMB and retail customers in an ever more digitised world?  If they want to not just survive but thrive amid the forces disrupting their industry they must lean into this digitized world.

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Lending
Lending

Lending models were changing dramatically pre COVID and the pandemic has accelerated the transformation of digital lending - cited as a $1 trillion opportunity over the next five years.  Changing consumer behaviour; new technology; data analytics; innovations in operating models and a more benign regulatory environment are all driving huge market growth. And whilst fintechs may have started the revolution, incumbents are now joining the race.

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CERTIFIED BY THE CPE AND CPD CERTIFICATION SERVICE

FinovateWest is a CPE and CPD certified event. Continuing Professional Credits (CPE) will be provided in accordance with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). All credits will be provided following the conclusion of the conference. Attendees can request a CPD/CPE certificate after attending the event.

For further information on CPE accreditation please visit: www.nasba.org and for CPD accreditation please visit: www.cpduk.co.uk