In a curated and fast-paced way that gets straight to the point, FinovateSpring brings the very best of the Bay Area’s fintech industry together under one roof. With 1100+ attendees, 60+ demonstrations and 120+ speakers across the length and breadth of banking, payments, lending, community banking, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and customer experience, the ten-year-old event is sure to keep attendees informed and up to date. Senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators and entrepreneurs from the Bay Area and beyond will all also be present.
The main FinovateSpring Conference will be taking place from May 8th - 10th in the new location of The Hilton San Francisco, Union Square and an additional summit day on the 7th will take a deeper dive into AI and customer experience. Unlike traditional trade shows, FinovateSpring encourages one-on-one connections and direct interactions with the innovators behind the most exciting and cutting edge tech in finance. Without slides or videos, each of the 60+ handpicked companies who will be on stage has just seven minutes to demo their latest innovation - no pressure!
Speakers include Katia Lang, Co-Founder and CEO of The Fintech Times, Michael Lewis, Chief Technology Officer of Global Consumer Technology at Citi, Peggy Mangot, Senior Vice President of Innovation at Wells Fargo, Aleksandr Oysgelt, Director of Technology and Innovation at Deutsche Bank, Conan French, Senior Advisor For Innovation and Fintech at Institute of International Finance and much more.
There are four dedicated conference streams include The Digital Banking Stream, The Digital Payments Stream, The Digital Community Banking Stream and The Digital Lending Stream - all of which will ensure a well-rounded analysis of the opportunities and challenges currently facing the fintech industry. This digital focus will no doubt touch on Blockchain technology and how companies, like Dragon, are using its revolutionary properties to not only transform banks and other financial institutions but far beyond that.
Dragon are one of the early adopters of Blockchain and through use of the innovative technology, have evolved the entertainment industry’s practices and in the process, developed Dragon Coin, the world’s number one entertainment coin. In reference to the future of digital currency and the future of Blockchain technology, CEO Paul Moynan says “With Dragon, anything is possible. Our legacy is to positively impact as many people as possible by harnessing our imagination to bring about innovation coupled with Blockchain technology."