SMO FinTech Event – 19th of February 2015 – Rotterdam Science Tower
Innovations that will change our financial sector
On the 19th of February, SMO partners up with Holland FinTech and FinTechCity to host the SMO FinTech Event. Change is coming for the financial sector. A new movement of technological innovations and entrepreneurship in the financial sector is emerging. During this event, we will therefore address the following question: How can the financial sector take advantage of the possibilities that innovation and entrepreneurship offer? In answering this question we will look at different angles: science, legislation, startups, investors, corporates and the next generation of talent. We will be presenting speakers form a wide range of disciplines:
Maastricht University, Erasmus University Rotterdam, FinTechCity (London), FinTech50, StartupDelta, AFM and a variety of renowned corporations
16.00 Doors open and Opening
16.30 Prof. Dr. Paul Iske from Maastricht University and ABN Amro (Chief Dialogues Officer) on how to build the FinTech ecosystem
16:45 Julie Lake from FinTechCity London and the FinTech50 profiling the most promising Dutch FinTech startups 2015
16:55 FinTech50 most promising Dutch FinTechs
17:10 Panel discussion on the FinTech ecosystem and the war on talent and resources for startups
17:40 Dr. Ferdinand Jaspers from the Erasmus University on how to deal with entrepreneurship
17:55 FinTech50 most promising Dutch FinTechs
18:10 Panel discussion on barriers to innovate in the financial sector
18:40 Informal drink
This event is an invitation only event for people that are willing to and interested in making a change in the financial sector. The FinTech50 2015 will be announced on the 29th of January in London. The most promising Dutch FinTech50 FinTechs will take center stage on the SMO event. The outcomes of the panel discussion and speaker contributions will help the SMO Lab FinTech that will deliver several publications on the FinTech ecosystem and gather further momentum for this great movement that will shape the new Dutch financial sector.
If you would like to receive an invitation to the event, please fill out the contact form here and mention that you would like an invitation to the SMO FinTech Event. You will receive an e-mail with a personal invitation.