November 23-25, 2020
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. 120+ speakers. Hundreds of meetings. All delivered digitally.
See how the startup ecosystem is responding to COVID-19. Learn about new innovations that are supporting customers today. Find the technologies and connections to keep you relevant tomorrow. Only at Finovate.
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 FinovateWest Digital?
Fintech innovation doesn’t wait and you shouldn’t have to wait either. Moving FinovateWest to a digital event in 2020 allows you to move your business forward and stay up to date despite the unpredictability of travel plans due to COVID-19.
Just like Finovate isn’t like other events, FinovateWest Digital isn’t like other digital events you’ve seen before. With 1100+ global attendees and 120+ expert speakers, there's no better way to meet and stay informed.
Every aspect of the program has been reassessed for a virtual event to ensure your digital experience will deliver maximum value.
What to expect
Expect a program that works around you. Sessions are 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*.
Expect networking, interaction and a socially engaged digital experience. Meetings can be 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 via our platform.
*(Excluding sessions limited to closed-door attendance, using the Chatham House Rule or where a speaker has requested privacy.)
30+ product demos
Finovate is known for spotlighting new fintech innovations from seed-stage startups to established leaders. For the first time in 2020, we'll showcase these cutting-edge innovations through 100% digital demos. By moving online, people from around the globe now have the chance to see the technologies shaping the future of financial services and demoing companies have the opportunity to secure more leads.
We review hundreds of enquiries and applications and work with selected companies to create an engaging and diverse line up of Digital Demos. Short, punchy, and informative, we'll show you the technology to use right now, giving you the edge needed to stay competitive.
Interested in demoing in 2020? Apply now
120+ innovators responding to the current climate
Leave no stone unturned. All spheres of financial services are covered in depth by industry experts.
With an unparalleled range of perspectives from across the fintech ecosystem, hear how financial services has been affected by COVID-19. Learn about how COVID-19 is fast-tracking innovation and how the adoption of new technologies can help your customers. Find out for yourself what these unprecedented times mean for the industry in the months and years ahead.
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.
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.
Create personalized profiles, send messages, arrange virtual meetings, and interact with speakers and fellow attendees in live chat, Q&A and polls.
Startup Booster Program
Unique insights and the opportunity to meet with the investors, financial institutions, corporate partners, and tech firms that make up FinovateWest's influential audience.
The program includes access to special content and networking opportunities exclusively for early-stage companies. Startup Booster tickets cost just $395.
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.
The future of finance is digital
And the future of Finovate is too.
Hear from Vice President, Greg Palmer, how and why Finovate pledges to never run an offline-only event again.
Five key agenda themes
The FinovateWerst Digital agenda is shaped around five key industry themes defining the future of finance.
Focused specifically on fintech for banks, the 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.
The 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.
Financial Crime: Identity, Security, Regulation
Financial crime is a constant source of concern for everyone in fintech. Focus 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.
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.
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.
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.
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