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November 23-24, 2020|Hilton San Francisco Union Square,San Francisco, CA

See tomorrow’s solutions. Discover tomorrow’s insights. Only at Finovate.

1,100+ senior attendees. 50%+ from financial institutions. 60+ demoers. 120+ speakers.

Unique, short-form demos and expert speakers reveal the future of tech, banking, payments, financial crime and SMB financing.

COVID-19 update: new dates announced

FinovateSpring has been moved from May due to the situation with Covid-19. FinovateWest is the new name for the event – it’s still in San Francisco and still covers the same fast-paced world of fintech innovation that FinovateSpring is known for.

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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.

West Coast tech with a global focus

San Francisco is a magnet for technophiles from all around the world. FinovateWest is a showcase for the best tech in the Bay Area, but it’s also a meeting place for bankers and innovators from the Midwest and Western United States, Latin America, APAC, Canada, Australia, and beyond. No other fintech showcase brings so much of the world to America’s tech capital. And no other Finovate brings as much “tech” to “fintech.”

Top 6 reasons to attend
New value-packed format

The first day is a series of individual stages, giving you the chance to select the specific subject area that interests you most. 

The following day will be a single-track general session, featuring Finovate’s signature demos of the latest innovations mixed in with a variety of exciting speakers.

The event format has been designed to help you get the most information possible and maximize your event ROI.

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Cutting-edge demos

Stay ahead on fintech innovation. 

FinovateWest features a day of short-form demos. 60+ companies will demo their latest innovations in just 7 minutes. No slides or video allowed. 

We handpick each company on stage, and they all give you a live demo - so you only see technology that works today. 

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Who's demoing?
5 deep-dive stages on the future of finance

Day one of FinovateWest will give you the opportunity to hear from the innovators driving change in your field. Expert speakers will analyze the latest trends, opportunities and challenges. Bringing you the very latest thinking and giving you valuable insights to future proof your business.

Get to grips with the latest developments on the future of banking, payments, financial crime, SMB financing and future tech.

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One-on-one connections

Join 1100+ senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators and entrepreneurs from the Bay Area and beyond.

Brella - our matchmaking tool - makes it even easier to connect with the people that matter most to you.

Networking opportunities
Something for everyone

Whether you’re a banker, venture capitalist, entrepreneur or member of the press, Finovate has the insight and ideas you need to stay current. 

Fintech innovation continues at a blistering pace. FinovateWest will help keep you informed and find the next big advantage – before your competition does.

Who attends?
Startup Booster Program

Startup Booster tickets cost just $495 for both days and include access to special content and networking opportunities exclusively for early-stage companies

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Exec Reboot Program

Finovate’s Exec Reboot is an invite-only program designed specifically for c-suite executives from financial institutions. Participants will hear thought-provoking ideas from industry leaders, attend leadership strategy sessions, and brainstorm around common problems in the industry. It’s all off the record, and you’ll leave feeling energized to face the challenges ahead.

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Leadership Program

A community, designed for banks and FIs to foster business relationships with the most senior industry players and create environments for networking and peer-led benchmarking.

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Day one on November 23 features five stages tackling critical topics defining the future of finance.

Banking Stage

Focused specifically on fintech for banks, the Banking Stage 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 Stage

The Payments Stage 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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Financial Crime Stage: Identity, Security, Regulation

Financial crime is a constant source of concern for everyone in fintech. We’ll be focusing on how you can strategically tackle challenges raised by bad-actors in the space in a cost-effective way, while providing insight into current and future risks.

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Future Tech Stage

Looking for the bleeding edge of fintech? You’ll find it on the Future Tech Stage, where we’ll talk about the technologies that will shape the future of financial services. Gain practical insights on real-world problems and the technologies being developed to solve them in an environment that balances 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 Stage

Small and Medium Businesses face more challenges than ever before, and the banking landscape for this group is shifting quickly. Explore the digital services you need to be offering to stay competitive, maintain existing client relationships, and win new business. With a focus on lending, data usage, and disruptors in the space, this is where you need to be to keep your SMB clients happy and profitable.

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Demo Days

Cut to the chase. Stay ahead on fintech innovation. 60+ demoing companies will show you their latest innovations live.

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.

What can you expect from FinovateWest?

FinovateWest by the numbers

senior fintech attendees
innovative fintech demos
expert fintech speakers
financial institutions represented
C-level attendees
influential press/media

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Fintech Training

Face-to-face, digital and bespoke in-company courses

Finovate's learning partner, IFF, offers two-day courses in London, an online programme and unique learning solutions tailored to your business needs.

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The Finovate Group

The Finovate Group is a research and events firm focused on innovation in financial and banking technology. Our team runs the Finovate and FinDEVr conference series and authors the associated blogs.

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