Finovate 2020 Berlin: Everything you need to know

By Amber Donovan-Stevens
With Finovate 2020 Berlin just around the corner, FinTech Magazine gives you the lowdown on one of the most anticipated fintech events of the year. Tak...

With Finovate 2020 Berlin just around the corner, FinTech Magazine gives you the lowdown on one of the most anticipated fintech events of the year.

Taking place at the InterContinental Berlin, this is the first Finovate Europe event to take place in continental Europe, providing a “truly Pan-European experience.” The event, featuring over 50 demos, 150 speakers, and 1200+ senior attendees, will kick off 2020 and the new decade with the latest showcases of practical application fintech. 

The event has been showered with praise in the past, hallmarked "the premier financial technology conference" by Bradley Leimer of Explorer Advisory and Capital, and "the best blend of innovation, content and networking" by Cesar Richardson of Strands Finance.

When: 11-13 February, 2020

Where: InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany

[image: Magdalena Bogdanska, data scientist with Comanche Finance, delivers her key-note: Leveraging AI to Combat Financial Crimes More Effectively, credit:  Finovate Conference Series]

Big Names in fintech 

Of the 150+ speakers, notable names include: Yoni Arbel, Head of Treasury, Transferwise; Diana Biggs, Head of Innovation, Global Private Banking, HSBC; Benoit Legrand, CIO, ING; and Sophia Bantanidis, Head of Regulatory Strategy & Policy TTS, Citi. One prominent key speaker includes Valentin Stalf, co-founder and CEO of N26, who we covered back in 2019. Other representatives from Nasdaq, Pepper, Banque De France, Lloyds, DNB, AXA, Zurich, and Garanti Bank will also be in attendance. 

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Event structure

On day one, keynote topics will be divided between the following topics: Digital Future, Open Banking Future, Future Tech, Future Payments, Future Financial Crime, and future insurance. To compliment this forward focussed event, days two and three will be devoted to showcasing the demos. Each demonstrator will be allowed seven minutes to showcase their products and services live.

Tickets are still available on the website for those wishing to attend or demo. 

For more information on all topics for FinTech, please take a look at the latest edition of FinTech magazine.

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