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Main Conference: October 14-15, 2019
Additional Summit Day: October 16, 2019


Cutting-edge technology and key insights from the fintech frontier

600+ attendees. 20+ firms demoing. 80+ expert speakers. Insights and connections you only find at Finovate.

Meet the fintechs, platform players, financial institutions, regulators and investors who are redefining the future of financial services.


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Highlights, videos and articles from FinovateAsia 2018:

FinovateAsia Best of Show Winners Announced

Congratulations to the trio of companies that earned Best of Show honors from our FinovateAsia 2018 audience.

Hong Kong - Asia's Largest Financial Center & Gateway to China

by Charles D'Haussy, Head of Fintech, Invest Hong Kong

Analyst All Stars - What's Hot What's Not

by Henri Arsanian, FinTech & Crypto Lead, Asia, PwC

Why Financial Institutions Have to Change Or Risk Being Burnt to the Ground

by JP Nicols, Managing Director, Fintech Forge

Five fintechs selling B2B digital assistants

by Jame DiBiasio, DigFin Group

HKEx to introduce finance blockchain platform

by Dylan Bushell-Embling, Telecomasia

Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 – Day 2, FinovateAsia

by Chien Wong, Personal Finance

UNPay invited to demonstrate innovative payment technology products

by Li Junpeng, SoHu Finance

Winter is coming: this is how fintechs will survive

by Jame DiBiasio, DigFin Group

FinovateAsia 2018 by the numbers

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fintech innovators demoing
financial institutions represented

What makes Finovate unique among fintech events?

Kicking off Hong Kong Fintech Week

FinovateAsia 2018 was part of Hong Kong’s Fintech Week, a government-led initiative to foster fintech development in Hong Kong and beyond. 

With events taking place in Hong Kong and Shenzhen (it was the first cross-border fintech event of its kind), FinTech Week attracted 5000+ senior executives and the world's top fintech founders, investors, regulators, and academics.

Fast-paced demos of cutting-edge fintech

20+ innovative fintech companies have just 7 minutes to demo their latest solutions live. No slides or video are allowed! Our competitive application process means only truly innovative companies will be on stage. 

With the amount of noise in the space, staying up to date on fintech innovation has never been more challenging. 

At Finovate, we only show you the companies you really need to see.

What problems did the 2018 demoing companies solve? - find out here

Beyond the demos: Insights from global fintech leaders

In addition to seeing the latest innovative technologies live on stage, you will hear about the latest regional trends and macro issues affecting financial technology.

Keynote topics and sessions ranged from the future of fintech unfolding in Asia, the evolution and limits of current financial regulation, and investment from within or without the region to the future of digital banks, AI, blockchain, and digital currency.

Networking measured in quality and quantity

Join 600+ senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators, and entrepreneurs from across the Asia Pacific.

Who attended Finovate Asia 2018? - find out here

We’ll help you connect with the people you want to meet through:

  • hot-topic round tables
  • high-impact networking sessions
  • NEW for 2018, the Brella networking and matchmaking app – see more details 
Get the latest insights from global fintech leaders

Along with the demos, FinovateAsia 2018 featured 6 tracks to ensure that you learn about the issues at the top of your agenda, no matter what your focus is. These tracks were:

Something for everyone

Whether you’re a banker, venture capitalist, entrepreneur or member of the press, Finovate has the insight and ideas you need to stay current. 

FinovateAsia will help you stay informed and find the next big advantage – before your competition does.

Contact our team to find out the best way for you to get involved. 

Be Seen. Be Heard.

We provide the platform to connect with hundreds of senior fintech decision-makers. Tell us your business goals. We'll help you achieve them.


Cut to the chase. Stay ahead on fintech innovation. 20+ demoing companies will show you their latest innovations live.

The Conversation Continues

Visionary keynote speakers and power panels keep you up to date on the latest opportunities for your business. Leave with dozens of new ideas for your future product roadmap and strategic planning.

Finovate community

Keep up with the latest in fintech from our global network of industry experts.

Finovate alumni news - sneak peeks - demos - interviews - webinars - session recordings

Finovate events in under a minute - watch now


Finovate Live Digital Week

Catch up on expert fintech discussions via a series of interactive webinars, whitepapers and articles shedding light on the areas most ripe for innovation.


The premier publishing platform for the worldwide fintech community – providing daily news, analysis and expert commentary. Comprehensive, accessible and free.vvvv

Fintech Training

Face-to-face, digital and bespoke in-company courses

Finovate's learning partner, IFF, offers two-day courses in London, an online programme and unique learning solutions tailored to your business needs.

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The Finovate Group

The Finovate Group is a research and events firm focused on innovation in financial and banking technology. Our team runs the Finovate and FinDEVr conference series and authors the associated blogs.

Contact Us

Email inquiries to asia@finovate.com.

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