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2018 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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8:00 am
Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am
Opening Keynote
Presented by Marla Blow, Founder of FS Card
Liftoff: The Value of Early Struggles in FinTech Formation
9:30 am
PANEL Moderator: Ash Hassan, Google Play
Rise of the Machines
Where else can robots and AI make our lives easier, mine seas of data, or drive efficiency or superior returns? Let's check in with those at the bleeding edge of automation.
Hossein Rahnama,
Flybits
Carrie Russell,
Finn AI
Chris Sugden,
Edison Partners
Eli Fathi,
MindBridge Ai
10:10 am
Hot Startups Demo
DEMOSModerator: Jennifer Reynolds, Toronto Financial Services Alliance
Conference demos are hand-selected by a panel of experts and there's no way to apply. They feature the latest technology, often still in the lab, from some of the top late-stage FinTech companies. Best of all.. unlike some conferences, these slots are based on pure merit and cannot be sponsored.
11:10 am
PANEL Moderator: Tyler Anderson, FinTech Growth Syndicate
The Modern VC - Much More than Capital
Venture capitalist relationships can mean so much more than just an investment… “They sit at the center of many social relationships that a business can use.” says Matt Harris, MD at Bain Capital Ventures. Capital is just one of the tools the modern VC can use to enable exponential growth. Their network, subject matter expertise, and mentorship can prove far more valuable. Learn how FinTech entrepreneurs partner with VCs to successfully navigate the enterprise space.
Andrew Graham,
Borrowell
Cameron Peake,
Azlo
Stephanie Choo,
Portag3 Ventures
Josh Kuzon,
Reciprocal Ventures
12:50 pm
Afternoon Keynote
Presented by Pascal Bouvier, FinTech Venture Capital Investor
Micro & Macro Trends: Looking Ahead to their Impact on FinTech
1:15 pm
RegTech Report Moderator: Amber Scott, Outlier
New regulation risks drowning smaller financial services organizations, in essence thwarting competition. At the same time, it can introduce new opportunities for FinTechs to innovate. In the era of GDPR, PSD2 and MiFID II, let’s check in on how new regulation has affected innovation and who the early winners will be.
Laura Spiekerman,
Alloy
Pam Perdue,
Continuity
Stuart Lacey,
Trunomi
Linda Fuerst,
Norton Rose Fulbright
1:55 pm
Hot Startups Demo
DEMOS Moderator: Jean Donnelly, FinTech Sandbox
Conference demos are hand-selected by a panel of experts and there's no way to apply. They feature the latest technology, often still in the lab, from some of the top late-stage FinTech companies. Best of all.. unlike some conferences, these slots are based on pure merit and cannot be sponsored.
2:55 pm
PANEL Moderator: Mawadda Basir, ColliderX
New Kids on the Blockchain
You can no longer discuss the FinTech revolution without considering the widespread implications of Blockchain. From smart contracts and settlement to underbanked identity management, this panel will offer an update on the latest trends in Blockchain.
Anne Connelly,
Singularity University
Tavonia Evans,
GuapCoin
Everett Kohl,
Digital Finance Institute
3:35 pm
Hot Startups Demo
DEMOS Moderator: Amanda Filipe, OneEleven Accelerator
Conference demos are hand-selected by a panel of experts and there's no way to apply. They feature the latest technology, often still in the lab, from some of the top late-stage FinTech companies. Best of all.. unlike some conferences, these slots are based on pure merit and cannot be sponsored.
4:35 pm
PANEL Moderator: Adam Nanjee, Zafin
B2B Innovators
Your dry-cleaner knows you by first name, but your stockbroker doesn't. A deep dive into technologies shaking up traditional banking, asset management, insurance and FinServ as a whole. While disrupting banks makes headlines, it’s also increasingly important for startups to forge strategic partnerships with large enterprises for distribution, subject matter expertise, and capital.
Barbara Dirks,
Silicon Valley Bank
Chuck Doerr,
OpenFin
Kashmera Self,
Interac
David Souaid,
Evolocity Financial Group
5:15 pm
Reception & Hors d’oeuvres

2018 SPEAKERS

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200+ companies are attending

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Hear from those forging new trails in payments, blockchain, lending, robo-advisors, insurance tech, real estate and more. In addition to attracting hundreds of FinTech entrepreneurs, this conference also plays host to the investors and service providers that help accelerate startups. The audience can also look forward to keynotes, panels and demo updates from some of the top FinTech startups in the world.

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