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Agenda

Stages
THE MAIN STAGE
THE GROWTH STAGE
THE CAPITAL STAGE
Workshops
WORKSHOPS: GROWING PAINS
WORKSHOPS: BUILDING CULTURE
THE MAIN STAGE
THE GROWTH STAGE
THE CAPITAL STAGE
WORKSHOPS: GROWING PAINS
WORKSHOPS: BUILDING CULTURE
08:00 - 08:30
Breakfast and Registration
09:00 - 09:30
Welcome Addresses
09:30 - 10:00
Keynote Address
10:00 - 10:45
Successful Stories in Global Growth

What takes a company from a local startup to a global scaleup? This panel will illustrate what is needed to achieve sustainable growth through the experiences of four FinTech companies with significant international footprints.

10:45
Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:00
Attracting Talent. Creating Culture

As companies expand rapidly, what strategies have been successful in attracting the right talent and maintaining an authentic culture each employee buys into?

12:00 - 12:45
The Smartest Capital for Scaling FinTech

Angel networks, crowdfunding, venture capital, private equity or even initial coin offerings – what is the right mix of risk appetite, expertise and investment horizons to smartly scale a FinTech business?

12:45 - 13:45
Lunch
13:45 - 14:00
Keynote Address: Success Stories Beyond FinTech

There is growth outside the FinTech club. What does success look like for scaleups from elsewhere in tech?

13:45 - 14:00
Keynote Address
13:45
NO AFTERNOON SESSIONS
14:00 - 14:45
Panel: New Markets. New Regulators

Global growth in FinTech means new cultures, new customers and new regulations. How have successful global businesses managed engaging multiple supervisors and how are FinTech bridges supporting the ecosystem?

14:00 - 14:45
Panel: Getting Ready – Late Rounds and Exits

Acquisition or IPO – what do companies think about when an exit is in sight? How do late rounds affect company strategy and exit options? Hear from a panel of innovators who have had to find the answers.

14:45 - 15:15
Fireside Chat: Founder vs. Investor

Lead investors bring more to the table than just capital. In this fireside chat, a FinTech founder and strategic investor will share more about working together successfully.

14:45 - 15:15
Fireside Chat: FinTech Partnerships at Work

Startups working with large financial service companies can pose challenges. What tools have growth companies deployed to work more effectively with established and incumbent firms? Hear from a few successful case studies in FinTech.

15:15 - 15:45
Coffee Break
15:15 - 15:45
Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:15
Startup Pitches

Pitch session for exhibiting Innovate Finance startup members.

15:45 - 16:30
Panel: Getting Tech Back in FinTech

At the heart of FinTech is the promise to introduce new and exciting technology to the financial sector. Who are the CTOs putting technology at the core of their business and how have they secured the right strategy, team and capital to do so?

16:15 - 17:00
Panel: Getting There – Profitability in FinTech

Who is making money in FinTech? What strategies are needed to get on the right side of profit and loss, while maintaining growth momentum? Hear from a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs as discuss their experience developing a successful proposition.

16:15 - 17:00
Fireside Chat: Disrupting Yourself

Fail fast, be agile and pivot is the mantra of entrepreneurship. But what does that look like in reality? Especially when the only way to grow is to disrupt yourself – and more FinTech startups are leaving the pursuit of the retail customer for the perfect enterprise partnership.

17:00
Networking Reception
17:00
Networking Reception
17:00
Networking Reception
08:00 - 08:30
Talent Roundtable
10:00 - 10:45
Media Speed Dating Session
10:00 - 10:45
Governance Session
11:15 - 12:00
GDPR Session
11:15 - 12:00
Talent Session
12:45 - 13:45
Lunch Session: Mindfulness
12:45 - 13:45
Lunch Session: Smart Work Spacing
14:00 - 14:45
Bouncing Back from Failure
14:00 - 14:45
Brand Session
15:45 - 16:15
Scaling Your Tech
15:45 - 16:15
Working with Corporates
16:15 - 17:00
Term Sheet Clinic
16:15 - 17:00
Diversity Session
17:00
Networking Reception
17:00
Networking Reception
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*Workshop subject matter and timings are subject to change