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fintech Finally has a home at slush

 

Don’t miss the fintech event of Slush!

Fintech has made a huge impact on the financial industry and incumbent players have chosen collaboration as the clear path forward. Join us to hear from leading banks and how they work with exciting Fintech companies, listen as entrepreneurs share their success stories, and find out who the winner is of the 2018 Lighthouse Development Program. After the program there will be a chance to network with key members of the Nordic and Baltic fintech communities!

 

DETAILS

December 5 16:00-19:30

Venue @ SLUSH SIIPI 101

Messukeskus, Kokoustamo

Messuaukio 1 00520 Helsinki Finland.


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

  Chad West   Chief Marketing Officer, Revolut

Chad West

Chief Marketing Officer, Revolut

Established in 2015 Revolut has seen lightning fast success and become an icon for challenger banks everywhere. Currently they boast over 3 million customers and are one the highest valued fintech companies in the world. The company believes they have been able to build success quickly by providing exceptional user experiences such as easy international money transfers and instant global spending.


  Anthony Harrison   Marketing and Partnerships Director, Divido

Anthony Harrison

Marketing and Partnerships Director, Divido

Divido is changing the way consumer’s make purchases by offering fast and simple finance options at the point of sale. Launched in late 2015, Divido works as a marketplace with over 1,000 credit partners to provide consumers with the most competitive offers. Currently operating in the U.K., Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the Nordics, and the U.S. Divido has raised a fresh $15M Series A in August to fuel international expansion efforts. Anthony Harrison, director of marketing and partnerships at Divido, will join us to share more about the exciting challenges of entering 10 new markets in just over a year!


FIRESIDE CHAT: FUTURE OF FINANCE

  Amy Neale, Moderator   Vice President and Startup Engagement Lead Mastercard

Amy Neale, Moderator

Vice President and Startup Engagement Lead Mastercard

  Girts Berzins   Head of Strategy, Digital Banking, member of group executive committee Swedbank

Girts Berzins

Head of Strategy, Digital Banking, member of group executive committee Swedbank

  Jari Jaulimo   Head of Transaction Banking, OP Bank

Jari Jaulimo

Head of Transaction Banking, OP Bank

  Riho Unt   SEB Group Executive Committee member, Head of Baltic Division

Riho Unt

SEB Group Executive Committee member, Head of Baltic Division


Investing in Fintech

 
  Pär Roosvall   CEO & Partner, NFT Ventures

Pär Roosvall

CEO & Partner, NFT Ventures

 

NFT Ventures has been one of the most active fintech investors in Europe since it set up shop in 2014. With a focus on the Nordic region the firm boasts over 45 investments with over 100 MEUR in AUM. Founding partner, Pär Roosvall, will take the stage and have a personal interview from the entrepreneurial perspective, giving insight to startups seeking funding and sharing his views on where fintech investment is heading.

 
  Lois Ollerenshaw   Principal, NBS Ventures

Lois Ollerenshaw

Principal, NBS Ventures

 

NBS Ventures is a newly launcehd corporate venture fund from Nationwide Building Society. Since their launch in June 2018 they have already invested in 3 companies and are looking to stay active. NBS Ventures typically look for startups in Seed-Series A that fall within 7 key themes: House & Home, Personal Data & Identity, Financial Wellbeing, Banking as a Platform, Communities & Society, Operational Efficiency, and New Segments.


INNOVATION PANEL: A NEW ROADMAP FOR COLLABORATION

  Amy Neale, Moderator   Vice President and Startup Engagement Lead Mastercard

Amy Neale, Moderator

Vice President and Startup Engagement Lead Mastercard

  Ted Scheiman   Partnership and Investment Lead Swedbank

Ted Scheiman

Partnership and Investment Lead Swedbank

  Anders Stenbäck   Digital Director OP Bank

Anders Stenbäck

Digital Director OP Bank

  Siim Lepisk   Innovation Manager SEB Estonia

Siim Lepisk

Innovation Manager SEB Estonia


STARTUP PITCHES

Hear company pitches from the 4 finalists in the 2018 Lighthouse Development Program and find out who will be crowned this year’s winner!

 
 
 

Enfuce Financial services is a forerunner in cloud-based financial services. Enfuce provides its customers with payment platforms that are fast to market, secure and easily scalable. All of this while still being Level 1 PCI DSS compliant and approved by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authorities.

 
 

Fidesmo makes it possible to add payment and other contactless services, such as public transport tickets, office/hotel keys, and loyalty schemes, to a single card or wearable. The Swedish company provides a streamlined integration process for manufacturers to add contactless services to their devices and for contactless service providers to distribute their services without any hardware overhead to many devices.

 
 

Ondato provides the complete tool for KYC including shared database. We help companies from all over the world make reasonable decisions and manage risks from regulators, combining advanced automation with professional expertise.

 
 

Swiftcourt helps buyers and sellers make safe P2P transactions with smart digital sales contracts, e-signing, and transaction-related add-on services. So far, Swiftcourt has helped over 90,000 buyers and sellers make over 45,000+ transactions in Scandinavia.


BANKING PARTNERS

 
 
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COMMUNITY PARTNERS