European Fintech Awards 2017 | Brussels
Sep 27 all-day

The time to grow is now. Hundreds of European FinTechs are getting serious traction and startups are turning into promising scale-ups. Billions are waiting to be invested in the companies that have the potential to conquer the markets. Who will be next? 26 & 27 September​ the second edition of the European FinTech Awards & Conference 2017 will be held in Brussels.
The European FinTech Awards is the place where innovative and disruptive FinTech companies are presented and awarded. This years theme is “The Coming of Age of FinTech”. During the event you will meet with leading innovation managers of major banks, eager investors and the most promising FinTech companies. Through our
FinTech networking-tool you will be able to reach out to those stakeholders you can’t wait to meet.
Great programme and latest insights

FinTech is entering a new phase. More and more companies get some traction and startups turn into scale ups. How does the industry deal with the growing pains of rapidly developing markets and players? How do you stay relevant and what will be the next step? Learn more about leadership, the latest technology developments, the
status of regulations and the characteristics of successful insurgent businesses.
● Witness the pitches of the 30 most promising​ European FinTechs
● Listen and meet FinTech experts & investors ​like Chris Skinner (Europe’s FinTech Titan), Wim Mijs (EBF), Marc Oerke (Allianz), Jurgen Ingels (B-Hive), Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (European Parliament) and many others
● Meet hundreds of business partners and investors
● Get inspired by the mindblowing keynotes of Chris Skinner, Cedric Dumont & Phil Campion
● Use the networking tool & schedule meetings with FinTech stakeholders you always wanted to meet
● Participate in closed-door round table sessions​ to talk shop with like minded professionals.
The European FinTech Awards & Conference 2017 will take place 26 & 27 September 2017 in Brussels. The Pre-Conference (26 September) will bring together the most important stakeholders in the financial services industry at the European Parliament. The Conference day (27 September) will inspire present stakeholders in ‘The
Egg’. If you are a FinTech expert and are interested in getting a seat in the panel of judges, you can get listed here.
The FinTech Times readers benefit special discount. Exclusively for you as reader of the FinTech Times you are able to benefit from a special discounted ticket for the European FinTech Awards 2017. By using the discount code: FINT2017​ you can get a discount to attend the event.
Get your tickets on http://bit.ly/2stiETT now!

Future of Fintech | London @ county hall, london
Sep 28 all-day

The Telegraph Future of Fintech 2017 unites senior influencers and tech innovators from UK, European and global markets under one roof for a dynamic day of strategy talks and myth-busting debate.

Going beyond the standard conversations around Fintech, the summit aims to provide agenda-setting discussions and promote the transformational power of this exciting, disruptive tech.

Key themes to be discussed include:

  • The role of the UK fintech scene in driving macroeconomic growth
  • Creating open banking and general markets to empower customers
  • Understanding the real rate of fintech adoption vs the industry ‘bubble’
  • Maximising the transforming power of fintech for real financial inclusion
  • The impact of the latest technologies, regulation and tackling the skills gap

Why attend:

  • Inform your business decisions: C-suite speakers and panelists deliver exclusive insights
  • Promote the growth of the industry: Articles around the conference reach The Telegraph’s 25 million+ monthly readers, placing fintech firmly on the agenda
  • Problem-solve with industry experts in real time: Access the C-suite speakers for Q&A in intimate group settings throughout the day
  • Learn how to harness AI and automation: No other event brings case studies from outside finance
  • Keep your spark: Join breakout sessions on innovation and collaboration, the critical business muscles that need constant practice and benchmarking

Use promocode FINTECHTIMES and get your discout

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Money 2020 | Las Vegas @ the venetian
Oct 22 – Oct 25 all-day
Money 2020 | Las Vegas @ the venetian | Las Vegas | Nevada | United States

Money20/20 is the world’s largest marketplace for ideas, connections and deals in Payments and Financial Services. It’s where leaders – representing every sector of the industry – come to seize new business opportunities, strengthen partnerships and discover the latest disruptions.
With 11,000+ attendees, including more than 1,700 CEOs & Presidents, from 4,500 companies and 85 countries, expected at our 2017 U.S. event, Money20/20 brings together the who’s who of an industry that’s revolutionizing the future of money.

Money20/20 delivers the 4 most productive days on the industry calendar. It’s where business happens and where the year’s pipeline is secured. It brings together the most senior audience of geographically diverse leaders who represent every key sector and size of organizations in an increasingly complex payment and financial services ecosystem.

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Hong Kong Fintech Week | HK @ Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Oct 23 – Oct 27 all-day
Hong Kong  Fintech Week | HK @ Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Hong Kong will host its second annual Hong Kong Fintech Week from 23 to 27 October 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to accommodate an expanded programme of events and activities that will highlight the distinctive and dynamic qualities the city offers the global Fintech community. 

It will showcase Hong Kong’s vibrant FinTech ecosystem with a mix of local and international firms as well as support from the private and public sectors.

Join an array of international Fintech companies and start-ups looking to grow their business, as well as accelerators, incubators and investors searching for opportunities and innovation here.

This year, Hong Kong Fintech Week will be the first of a series of three consecutive weeks of Fintech activities in Hong Kong to be attended by regulators, entrepreneurs, investors, start-ups, academics and service providers from Hong Kong and around the world.



Insurance Innovators: Future of general insurance | QEII Centre, London @ QEII Centre, London
Nov 7 – Nov 8 all-day
Insurance Innovators: Future of general insurance | QEII Centre, London @ QEII Centre, London | England | United Kingdom

Over the past 17 years The Future of General Insurance has established itself as a must-attend event for insurance executives and their partners. But this year it looks a little different.

The conference was held for the first time in 2001 as an event where decision makers in insurance could discuss critical industry developments and form new relationships.

In 2017 we will have a broader collection of speakers and delegates than ever before, drawing on leaders in insurance innovation from across the whole of Europe.

Why attend?

The event’s carefully constructed agenda includes a wide array of topics and perspectives to broaden your knowledge and give you a fully comprehensive experience; from the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to envisioning a driverless future, we cover it all! Pick and mix your sessions to tailor your agenda with the choice of 5 stages: INNOVATION, MOTOR, PITCH, MARKETING & CLAIMS.

Enjoy the chance to delve deeper into these hot topics with insights from traditional leaders such as Zurich, Allianz and ERGO. You will also have the opportunity to be challenged by insurtech heavyweights including Scott Walchek, Chief Executive Officer, Trōv and Steven Mendel, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Bought By Many!

The Intercontinental Startup Battle / Silicon Valley to come back for the next round of competition
Nov 13 – Nov 17 all-day
The Intercontinental Startup Battle / Silicon Valley to come back for the next round of competition @ Mountain View | California | United States

The Intercontinental Startup Battle, Silicon Valley sponsored by Startup.Network, is coming back this Fall for the next round of competition between the most promising and investment-attractive startups from Eastern Europe.

A promised at the conclusion of the first Intercontinental Startup Battle, San Francisco on April 27th, we’re coming back this Fall for the next round of competition between the most promising and investment-attractive startups from Eastern Europe.

The next  Intercontinental Startup Battle, Silicon Valley will take place on November 15th.

We would like to point out that just as last time, the investment “casting” will be pretty tough. Therefore only future “unicorns” who will be able to pass the preliminary competitive selection will be allowed to participate in the event.

If you’re interested in enrolling in the competition, please apply here.

Don’t miss this opportunity to shine in front of private and corporate investors, representatives of local venture funds and investment banks, and leading private companies, who will all be in attendance among the guests of the Startup Battle.

This is your chance to experience the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem, expand your network and make lots of useful connections!

Intercontinental Startup Battle, Silicon Valley will be held in two stages:

7:00 – 8:00 pm: Panel discussion.

During this section the true sharks of the investment business and so called old-timers of the market will share their experience with their younger peers. They’ll speak about the latest trends, share their own experiences and knowledge, answer questions and advise participants on the further development of projects.

8:00 – 8:15 pm: Break; “Be Aware Minutes”.

08:15 pm – 09:30 pm: Startups Pitches.

The second stage is devoted to presentations by entrepreneurs. Each founder will have 6 minutes: 3 minutes for a pitch and presentation, and another 3 minutes Q&A with experts and the audience.

At the end of the event – “Be Aware Social Interactive”.

Based on the results of Experts online voting, one startup will be chosen as a winner of the Intercontinental Startup Battle.

We can’t wait to see you on November 15th, 2017, at 06:30 pm – 09:30 pm. at the 500Startups office

(444 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94041 https://500.co/).

Seats are limited, so please RSVP here to save a spot!.

For those who are not able to join us in person, an online broadcast of Intercontinental Startup Battle, Silicon Valley will be available – keep an eye out for further announcements.

The Intercontinental Startup Battle, Silicon Valley is going to be a part of 5-day business tour to  Silicon Valley. The whole programme you can find below:

Startup Battle Tour Itinerary for participants:

November 13th and14th – 2-Days of Investment Pitch bootcamp. Group and individual meetings with mentors and advisors from Silicon Valley.

November 15th – Startup Battle

November 16th, 17th – Tour of Silicon Valley (visiting iconic “Places of Power”, such as 500 Startups, HP Venture Fund, Facebook, Google, Apple, Almaz Capital, Plug and Play, and Stanford University, meeting real Silicon Valley inhabitants, expanding your network, soaking in the spirit of the entrepreneurship Mecca of the Hi-Tech world.

The cost of participation for the full 5-Day programme (per person):

  • $999, if paid before August 1;
  • $1299, if paid before September 1;
  • $1499, if paid before November 1.

The Participation fees do not include visa processing, air travel,  or lodgings.

For more information, please contact Julia Smelaya, Event director at Startup.Network: [email protected] 

We are looking forward to an exciting, interesting and rewarding tour. Join now!

DIA Munich 2017 | Munich @ Eisbach Movie Studios Grasbrunner Straße 20, 81677 München, Alemania
Nov 15 – Nov 16 all-day
DIA Munich 2017 | Munich @ Eisbach Movie Studios Grasbrunner Straße 20, 81677 München, Alemania | München | Bayern | Germany

Innovative solutions for new revenue streams, sophisticated underwriting, even leaner operations, effective customer acquisition, and increased loyalty and advocacy, and much more.

Mobile, social, advanced analytics, machine learning, API’s, the internet of things, blockchain, wearables, connected home devices, ehealth, car telematics, … anything goes.

The insurance thought leaders that attend DIA award the prestigious DIAmond Award for the insurtechs with most strategic impact.


Expect on stage a perfect blend of provocative start-ups, tried and tested innovations, the latest and most exciting from tech leaders. In property and casualty, health and life insurance.

If you provide solutions that dramatically boost revenues, improve customer engagement, increase cost savings, or open up new revenue streams for insurers – then you’re absolutely a potential DIA showcase!

If you would like to apply for a Show & Tell spot in our line up or would like to get further information, please contact us.


50+ hand-picked insurtech companies present their latest solutions.

Provocative start-ups, tried and tested innovations, and the most exciting news from tech leaders.

10 minutes fast paced ‘show and tell’ TED-like presentations to truly experience the actual added value.

Thought leader keynotes, sharing their vision to accelerate your digital strategies.

Networking opportunities with solution providers and insurance companies from around the globe.

To get an idea of what two DIA days look like, check the agenda of the previous edition.


Executives and change agents at insurance firms who are eager to know about the latest fintech solutions to accelerate their digital strategy. Other key players in the insurance tech ecosystem, such as investors, VCs and analysts.

Register here

FinTech Connect Live @Excel London @ ExCel London
Dec 6 – Dec 7 all-day

The world of Fintech is coming to London. Are you open for business?

With London now the epicentre of a fintech-friendly regulatory framework, and home to forward-thinking VCs and a large and vibrant, digital-first workforce, it’s no wonder that the UK’s capital continues to reign as the Fintech capital of the world.

FinTech Connect Live remains the UK’s largest fintech event and with the expo now free to attend in 2017, an audience of over 3000 visitors is expected to descend on ExCeL, London on 6-7 December. You will not want to miss this terrific opportunity to engage with your target audience.

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