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Main Event: February 12-13, 2020
Additional Summit Day: February 11, 2020
|InterContinental Berlin,Berlin, Germany

Innovative fintech. Real-world applications.

1200+ attendees. 60+ demoers. 120+ speakers. Only at Finovate.

See the best of the Europe’s fintech through unique, short-form demos. Expert speakers on banking, regtech, payments, customer experience, investech, open banking and AI.

First ever Finovate Awards!

A night to celebrate the fintech industry's best. Join 300+ of the industry’s brightest stars at New York’s Edison Ballroom for a gala dinner and night of entertainment. Recognize the companies driving fintech innovation forward and the individuals who are bringing new ideas to life.


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FinovateEurope 2019 Best of Show winners announced!

The votes have been tallied and the people have spoken! Learn more about the winners of our Best of Show awards for FinovateEurope 2019.

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Breaking Banks Live Podcast

Brett King, JP Nicols, Jim Marous and moderator Greg Palmer talk the future of fintech and financial services at the Breaking Banks Power Hour Chat recorded live, onstage at FinovateEurope 2019.

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FinovateEurope - Key Voices in the FinTech Crowd

Glen Sarvady, Managing Principal at 154 Advisors and host of fintech podcast BIGCast, sorts through demos and speaks onsite with Best of Show winners Crealogix and Glia and Finovate VP/Host Greg Palmer.

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Keynote session: The NeuroGeneration

Tan Le, Founder & CEO of Emotiv, explains how the era in brain augmentation is revolutionising the way think, work, lead and live. She also discusses how automation is an opportunity rather than a threat, as humans and machines become increasingly integrated. 

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Keynote session: Easy come, easy go: The disruption of loyalty

Russell Pert, UK Head of Industry, Financial Services at Facebook, discusses how technology is augmenting relationships between brands and customers and why the future of loyalty is centred around relevant and meaningful one to one interactions, at scale.

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Keynote session: Digital Transformation - Culture, Collaboration & Competition

Benoit Legrand, Chief Innovation Officer at ING, discusses the intricacies of innovation and digital transformation from psychology to the bank’s innovation budget. 

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Onsite interview - Tan Le

David Penn sits down with Tan Le to discuss how integrating machines and humans to combine analytical prowess and creativity

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Onsite interview - Olga Miler

Women are the biggest consumer market on the planet. William Mills sat down with Olga Miler, former MD and Globale Programme Architect at UBS Wealth Management to discuss improving women’s customer experience within finance.

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Onsite interview - Giulio Montemagno

Giulio Montemagno, Head of Europe at Amazon Pay spoke to us live at FinovateEurope 2019 about deviceless transactions and the future of voice technology.

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FinovateEurope 2019 - The Highlights

By Hashvin Sandhu, Lead Copywriter @ Center for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship

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Hottest Fintech Trends from Europe’s Largest FinTech Event

By Martin Stiller, Senior Research Analyst @ IDC Financial Insights

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FinovateEurope 2019 Highlights and the Changing Face of the Fintech World

By Ahmet Usta, Editor in Chief @ FinTech Istanbul

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Fintech Power 50 Recap

FinovateEurope 2019 partner, Fintech Power 50, conducted 14+ interviews onsite with the demoing companies and more.

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Boston Consulting Group Recap

BCG Poland took in the show, and they created a quick-hits highlight reel with emphasis on the Polish perspective. Find out why they return year after year!

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FinovateEurope live tweets!

Catch up on all of the live tweets from the event.

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FinovateEurope 2019 highlights

Over 1000 fintech professionals joined us in London for FinovateEurope 2019. Hear what the fintech industry thought of the 2019 event.

What makes Finovate unique?

We don’t waste your time. Finovate is curated, fast-paced, and gets right to the point. And we’ve been delivering value for over 10 years.

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. 

Fintech innovation continues at a blistering pace. FinovateEurope will help keep you informed and find the next big advantage – before your competition does.

Top 6 reasons to attend FinovateEurope
One-on-one connections

Join 1300+ senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators and entrepreneurs from across Europe and beyond.

This isn’t your typical trade show floor. It’s your chance to speak directly to innovators behind the most exciting tech in finance. And meet people from financial institutions and VC firms interested in using or investing in it. 

Brella - our new matchmaking tool - makes it even easier to connect with the people that matter most to you. 

Who attended?
Cutting edge demos

Stay ahead on fintech innovation. 

FinovateEurope features 2 full days of short-form demos. 

60+ demoing companies will show you their latest innovations live. Each presenter has just 7 minutes – with no slides or video allowed. So you see live technology with no filler. 

We handpick each company on stage, and they all give you a live demo - so you only see technology that works today

Who demoed?
Insights from fintech visionaries

On day three, expert speakers analyse the latest trends, opportunities and challenges.

Leave with dozens of new ideas for your future product roadmap and strategic planning. 

Learn from the best.

Finovate Forecast: our experts talk fintech in 2019 - learn more

Who spoke?
What's most important to you?

Seven targeted conference streams means you'll find what you're looking for, no matter your focus.

Topics include innovation in payments, technology in practice, the future of regtech, customer experience and personalisation, analytics and user empowerment, the changing face of banking and investech and wealth management.

Learn more about the streams
Summit Day - Open Banking and AI

FinovateEurope 2019 featured a dedicated add-on summit day on 15 February that took a deeper dive into  Open Banking and an AI.

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2019 keynote speaker!

Russell Pert
UK Head of Industry, Financial Services

Session: Easy come, easy go: The disruption of loyalty

Russell Pert discusses how technology is augmenting relationships between brands and customers and why the future of loyalty is centered around relevant and meaningful one to one interactions, at scale.

FinovateEurope by numbers

senior fintech attendees
fintech innovators demoing
expert fintech speakers
major financial institutions represented
C-level attendees
influential press/media

Open Banking & AI Summit Day

FinovateEurope 2019 featured an add-on summit day to take a deeper dive into these two topics

Real life examples, successful implementation, advice and insights on the impact of Open Banking and AI on your business.

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