Meet The Leaders of FinTech in The Startup Nation

Building Together the Future of Financial Services

 

Now in its 3rd year, FinTech Junction has become Israel’s largest and leading conference on technology and innovation in the financial industry. This year we’re expecting 1,500+ professional attendees from Israel and from around the world: CXO’s, entrepreneurs, investors, innovation and fintech leaders from the leading startups, fintechs, banks, financial institutions, hubs, accelerators and investment companies, private, public, and government owned.

We cover the latest and hottest trends shaping the future of financial services, including: open banking, blockchain, cryptocurrencies & ICOs, regulation, cybersecurity, AI, P2P platforms, startups and venture capital and much more.

FinTech Junction is brought to you by People & Computers – Israel’s leading tech media outlet and conference organizer. We organize 150 events a year attracting 75,000+ professional attendees and featuring the leading figures and companies in technology and business.

Meet & Connect

Meet the leaders of fintech: the best startups, investors, CXOs, decision makers and fintech and innovation managers in the world’s leading fintech companies, banks, financial institutions, VCs and governments.

Watch, Hear & Learn

Watch, hear & learn from the best thinkers and doers in fintech. Dive deep into the technology, business cases, latest trends and critical questions that are shaping the financial services industry.

Startup Competition

Pitch your startup at the FinTech Junction Startup Competition for a chance to win some amazing prizes (and attract investors along the way).

2018 HIGHLIGHTS

2017 HIGHLIGHTS

1700

attendees

100

speakers

50

sessions

25

Countries

2019 SPEAKERS

plus

Michael Elanjian

Corporate & Investment Bank Head of Digital Strategy & FinTech

J.P. Morgan

plus

Vilius Šapoka

Minister of Finance

Republic of Lithuania

Ainhoa Campo
plus

Ainhoa Campo

Global Head of Open Innovation

BBVA

Sagive Greenspan
plus

Sagive Greenspan

Senior VP & General manager Payments and GM Finastra Israel

Finastra

Oshrat Ben Moshe
plus

Oshrat Ben Moshe

Founder & CEO

Ginger Travel Insurance

Moti Jungreis
plus

Moti Jungreis

Vice Chair and Head of Global Markets / Executive Vice President

TD Securities / TD Bank Group

plus

Gin Chao

Strategy Officer

Binance

Meirav Hickry
plus

Meirav Hickry

Financial Services Technology Leader

Deloitte

plus

Avi Eyal

Co-Founder & General Manager

Entrée Capital

plus

Brandon Krieg

Co-Founder & CEO

Stash

Shahar Friedman
plus

Shahar Friedman

Head of Visa Innovation Studio Tel-Aviv

Visa

Ornit Shinar
plus

Ornit Shinar

Senior Vice President, Israel Lead

Citi Ventures

Daniel Greiller
plus

Daniel Greiller

VP of Sales EMEA

Feedzai

plus

Ziv Gafni

Executive Director, Head of Fintech & Partnerships

JPMorgan Israel

plus

Mor Assia

Founding Partner and Co-CEO

iAngels

Ohad Maimon
plus

Ohad Maimon

EVP Business Development & Strategy

max by Leumi Card

plus

Yuval Samet

CEO

riseup

plus

Eitan Yam

Partner, Head of Fintech

BDO

Michal Kissos
plus

Michal Kissos Hertzog

CEO

Pepper

Pedro Pinto Coelho
plus

Pedro Pinto Coelho

Executive Chairman

Banco BNI Europa

plus

Charlotte Petris

CEO & Founder

Timelio

plus

Richard James

European Partner Engagement Manager

Munich Re Digital Partners

Galia Benartzi
plus

Galia Benartzi

Co-Founder, Business Development

Bancor

plus

Jeremy Light

VP of EU Strategic Accounts

Ripple

Odelia
plus

Odelia Torteman

FinTech Sector Manager

Deloitte Israel

plus

Ben Marrel

Founding Partner

Breega

Jeremy Berger
plus

Jeremy Berger

Co-Founder & COO

Arival Bank

Damien Pang
plus

Damien Pang

Deputy Chief FinTech Officer

Monetary Authority of Singapore

Yuki Tanaka
plus

Yuki Tanaka

Vice President

Recruit Strategic Partners

Ivan Gowan
plus

Ivan Gowan

CEO / Co-Founder and CEO

Capital.com / Currency.com

David Martín de Nascimento
plus

David Martín de Nascimento

Global Retail, Open Innovation

BBVA

plus

Or Lokay Cohen

Vice President

Bittax

Sigal Wolff
plus

Ben Pelled

Founder & CEO

FinTech Junction

Yaniv Feldman
plus

Yaniv Feldman

Partner

Juno Capital Fund by 21M Capital

David Sachs
plus

David Sachs

Co-Founder & CEO

Tomobox

plus

Rachel Wolfson

Journalist, Podcast Host

Forbes, Bad Crypto

plus

Aviv Lichtigstein

CEO & Founder

101 Blockchains

plus

Yaniv Levi

Founder & CEO

Change Labs

plus

Liron Langer

Chief Investment Officer

Nielsen Innovate

plus

Cezary Smorszczewski

CEO / Founding Partner

Corviglia Capital Fund

Shachar Bialick
plus

Shachar Bialick

CEO and Founder

Curve

plus

Lia Cromwell

Associate

Upwest Labs

Tal Sharon
plus

Tal Sharon

Managing Director

Equitech

plus

Takeshi Kito

Board Member

Fintech Association of Japan

plus

Eti Finkelstein

Merage Alumni Manager

Merage Institute program Alumni

Yamiz Bachkhaz
plus

Yamiz Bachkhaz

Community Partner

FinTech Connector

plus

Gidi Bar-Zakay

Founder & CEO

Bittax

Simeon Zimbalist
plus

Simeon Zimbalist

Partner, Technology Practice Leader

Deloitte

plus

Kevin Liu

Director

BUMO Foundation

plus

Salome Laborde

Head of Sales

Solidus Labs

Meirav Harel
plus

Meirav Harel

Managing Partner

Fintech Fever

Nir Netzer
plus

Nir Netzer

Founding Partner

Equitech

Inbal Lavi
plus

Inbal Lavi

CEO

Webpals Group

plus

Kian Jackson

General Manager

SecurePay Group

plus

Tomer Michaeli

General Partner

Viola Fintech

Hilla Ovil-Brenner
plus

Hilla Ovil-Brenner

Managing Director

Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars - Tel Aviv

plus

Marcus Scott

Chief Operating Officer

TheCityUK

plus

Mike Kane

Co-founder

Hydrogen

plus

Lior Yaffe

Co-Founder, Managing Director

Jelurida

plus

Aaron Lazor

CEO

Finscend

plus

Alber Fernandez

IT consultant

Jeluida

plus

David Feldman

FinTech Domain Manager

Deloitte

Michael Platt
plus

Michael Platt

Israel Consultant

Invest Hong Kong

Chanan Steinhart
plus

Chanan Steinhart

CEO

MoneyClip

Gerard Raijmaekers
plus

Gerard Raijmaekers

Associate

Payments Advisory Group

Baat Enosh
plus

Baat Enosh

Director of Strategy & Innovation

Intuit

plus

Amit Zilberstein

Partnerships & Investments

Visa

plus

Etai Ravid

CEO

BondIt

plus

Izhar Arieli

CEO

Scanovate

plus

Tzvika Gross

Partner, Technology Cluster

BDO

plus

Yotam Amichay

Co-Founder & CEO

Hilltop Tech

ORGANIZERS

P&C

DIAMOND SPONSORS

JP

PLATINUM SPONSORS

TD
bbva new
Ginger
Regus

GOLD SPONSORS

Finastra
Visa
Deloitte
Microsoft
MAX

SILVER SPONSORS

Menora
Feedzai
Melissa
Rise Barclays
Citi
BDO_

BRONZE SPONSORS

Abbyy
17
Millentrix
Invest HK
iAngels
finscend
beam
Bumo
Bancor
Currency
capital
BT360
Straterix

STARTUP COMPETITION SPONSORS

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Deloitte
bbva new
Visa
Aviv-Yehezkel-1
Merage Institute
13
LABS

2019 CONTENT, MEDIA & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Money2020
Paris FinTech Forum
FinTech Aviv
Equitech
bittax
FTC
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FintechFans-01
Findec
Finance Magnets
CryptoNewsZ
LABS
she codes
cex
cointelegraph
crypto jungle
thecurrencyanalytics

OUR EVENTS

FinTech Junction is brought to you by People & Computers – Israel’s leading tech media outlet and conference organizer. We organize 150 events a year attracting 75,000+ professional attendees and featuring the leading figures and companies in technology and business.

2019 PROGRAM

FinTech Junction 2019 will be held on June 26-27, 2019. On June 26 we will have side events: visits to Israel's FinTech startups and innovation hubs and a welcome reception for speakers, sponsors and VIP pass holders.

On June 27 we will hold our main event at Avenue Convention Center, starting at 08:00. We will have a main stage, 4 professional tracks, an exhibition area, 1 on 1 / B2B meeting zone with prescheduled meetings, and much more.

Food & beverage will be served throughout the entire day.

Breakfast

Start the day on the right foot by arriving early.

You will meet more people, get to watch the finals of our startup competition, and get a higher ROI from attending the conference.

60mins
Startup Comp

We’re happy to present the finals of the FinTech Junction Startup Competition! The Top-7 finalists will pitch their startup and get graded by our panel of judges and by the audience in the hall. 

Our finalists will be announced by June 20

Judges:

  • Ainhoa Campo, Global Head of Open Innovation @ BBVA
  • David Feldman, ITT Fintech Domain Manager @ Deloitte
  • Liron Langer, VP Business Development @ Nielsen Innovate
  • Lia Cromwell, Associate @ Upwest Labs
  • Eti Finkelstein, Merage Alumni Manager @ Merage Institute Program
  • Inbal Tirosh, Venture Partner @ Entrée Capital
  • Tomer Michaeli, General Partner @ Viola Fintech
  • Amit Zilberstein, Partnerships & Investments @ Visa
60min
Ben Pelled
Ben Pelled, CEO, FinTech Junction
20mins
Michael Elanjian

Michael Elanjian is the Head of Digital Strategy & FinTech for the Corporate & Investment Bank. In this role, Michael articulates and drives the CIB’s digital direction, priorities and platforms.

Mike oversees the Digital and Market Infrastructure Strategy, FinTech and Third-Party Partnerships, Product Incubation, Portfolio Governance and Vendor Management teams, in addition to our In-Residence program.

Mike is a member of J.P. Morgan’s Corporate and CIB Strategy Management Team, as well as the Digital and Platform Services Management Team.

15mins
Ainhoa Campo

Ainhoa Campo is an expert in the areas of open innovation, fintech and digital transformation. with almost 20 years experience in banking related fields as diverse as capital markets, M&A, lending, venture creation. She has been chasing new business models for BBVA.

In the last years. She has been very focus on lending area for both individuals and SME. She is a great believer of new risk algorithms as a new paradigm for understanding companies. Now her passion is to make things happen; between fintech startups and BBVA Ainhoa has an Economic and Business Degree at the University of the Basque Country. Lately, a Digital Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program at MIT Ainhoa is currently Head of Open Innovation at BBVA.

Her mission to connect and collaborate with fintech ecosystem to bring amazing to the hands of our customers. By designing and implementing the strategies to reach out both part of the equation. BBVA and the external ecosystem (entrepreneurs, developers and the fintech ecosystem).

15mins
Sagive Greenspan

Sagive Greenspan SVP, General Manager of Payments and Head of Finastra Israel joined Finastra in 2018.

With 20 years’ experience in managing the most complex transformational programs in the IT industry, Sagive has held a variety of senior roles in R&D, business development and client engagement managing organizations spanning hundreds to thousands of people including acquisition of multiple companies.

At Finastra, Sagive is leading the company’s end-to-end payments business, holding overall responsibility for the product strategy, product management, R&D and delivery across both retail and transaction banking segments.

15mins
Oshrat Ben Moshe

At Ginger, we provide custom-tailored international travel insurance for Hi-Tech companies and employees in Israel and abroad. We understand that the needs of Hi-Tech companies and employees are different, and we therefore offer unique services for handling business and personal trips, including combination trips, in a ONE STOP SHOP.

Wherever we choose to fly in the world, it’s crucial that we feel safe. And to feel safe, it’s not enough to simply have insurance. We need something that’s accessible every step of the way – before, during and after the trip. We need someone with the know-how to provide an umbrella of quick, comprehensive and innovative solutions, custom-tailored to unique and evolving needs, in terms of technology and insurance.

We underscore the issue of insurance and other auxiliary services such as legal counsel and handling of claims for compensation due to cancelled and delayed flights, injury or illness, luggage holdups or loss, expanded coverage and more.

10mins
Shahar Friedman
UNLOCKING INNOVATION THROUGH STARTUP ENGAGEMENT
10mins
Ohad Maimon
10mins

Moderator: Ben Pelled, Founder & CEO @ FinTech Junction

  • Vilius Šapoka, Minister of Finance @ Republic of Lithuania
  • Ziv Gafni, Executive Director, Head of Fintech & Partnerships @ JPMorgan
  • Sagive Greenspan, SVP, General Manager, Payments and General manager, Finastra Israel @ Finastra
  • Mor Assia, Founding Partner and Co-CEO @ iAngels
30mins
Meirav Hickry
RETAIL BANKING NEXT GENERATION PLATFORM
10mins
15mins
10mins

Moderator: Ziv Gafni, Executive Director, Head of Fintech & Partnerships @ JPMorgan

  • David Martín de Nascimento, Global Retail, Open Innovation @ BBVA
  • Yaniv Levi, Founder & CEO @ Change Labs
  • Idit Gazit Berger, Technical Director, One Commercial Partner, MEA @ Microsoft
  • David Feldman, ITT Fintech Domain Manager @ Deloitte
30mins
Lunch
30mins
150mins
Coffee & Refreshments
30mins
Moti Jungreis
10mins

Don’t miss the closing session of FinTech Junction 2019!

20mins
Breakfast

Start the day on the right foot by arriving early.

You will meet more people, get to watch the finals of our startup competition, and get a higher ROI from attending the conference.

60mins
240mins
Lunch
30mins

Moderator: TBA

  • Michal Kissos Hertzog, CEO @ Pepper
  • Cezary Smorszczewski, Founder @ Alior Bank
  • Jeremy Berger, Co-Founder & COO @ Arival Bank
  • Pedro Pinto Coelho, Executive Chairman @ Banco BNI Europa
  • Amit Zilberstein Partnerships & Investments @ Visa
30mins

Moderator: Odelia Torteman, FinTech Sector Manager @ Deloitte Israel

  • Tomer Michaeli, General Partner @ Viola Fintech
  • Eran Vitkon, Head of Open Banking @ Finastra
  • Izhar Arieli, CEO @ Scanovate
  • TBA
30mins

Moderator: Meital Raviv, Managing Director, Head of Fintech & Innovation @ KPMG Israel 

  • Richard James, European Partner Engagement Manager @ Munich Re Digital Partners
  • Tomer Kashi, Co-Founder & CEO @ VOOM Insurance
  • TBA
  • TBA
30mins

Moderator: Michal Beinisch, Global Head of Rise Platforms @ Barclays

  • Charlotte Petris, CEO & Founder @ Timelio
  • Mike Kane, Co-founder @ Hydrogen
  • Yuval Samet, CEO @ riseup
  • Michael Platt, Israel Consultant @ Invest Hong Kong
30mins
Coffee & Refreshments
30mins

Don’t miss the closing session of FinTech Junction 2019!

20mins
Breakfast

Start the day on the right foot by arriving early.

You will meet more people, get to watch the finals of our startup competition, and get a higher ROI from attending the conference.

60mins
240mins
Lunch
30mins

Moderator: TBA

  • Inbal Lavi, CEO @ Webpals Group
  • Aaron Lazor, CEO @ Finscend
  • TBA
  • TBA
30mins
10mins

Moderator: Daniel Greiller, VP of Sales EMEA @ Feedzai

  • Ohad Maimon, EVP Business Development & Strategy @ max by Leumi Card
  • Nir Levy, Head of Product & Professional Services @ Credorax
30mins

Moderator: Marcus Scott, Chief Operating Officer @ TheCityUK

  • Amir Schwartz, CTO of TLV Security Innovation Center @ Citi
  • Dr. Clark Smith, SVP & Head of Cyber-Fraud Threat Management @ TD Bank
  • TBA
  • TBA
30mins
Coffee & Refreshments
30mins

Don’t miss the closing session of FinTech Junction 2019!

20mins
Breakfast

Start the day on the right foot by arriving early.

You will meet more people, get to watch the finals of our startup competition, and get a higher ROI from attending the conference.

60mins
240mins
Lunch
30mins

Moderator: Eitan Yam, Partner, Head of Fintech @ BDO

  • Dror Medallion, Co-Founder & GM @ Stellar
  • Yoni Ophir, Co-Founder & CEO @ Finova Capital
  • Tzvika Gross, Partner, Technology Cluster @ BDO
  • Yotam Amichay, Co-Founder & CEO @ Hilltop Tech
30mins

Moderator: Yaniv Feldman, Founder & CEO @ One Alpha (Acquired by First)

  • Alexander Zaidelson, CEO @ Beam
  • Kevin Liu, Director @ BUMO Foundation
  • Galia Ben Artzi, Co-Founder, Business Development @ Bancor
  • Gin Chao, Strategy Officer @  Binance
30mins

Moderator: Rachel Wolfson Journalist, Podcast Host @ Forbes, Bad Crypto

  • Gidi Bar-Zakay, Founder & CEO @ Bittax
  • Damien Pang, Deputy Chief FinTech Officer @ Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • Lior Yaffe, Co-Founder, Managing Director @ Jelurida
  • Ivan Gowan, CEO @ Capital.com, Co-Founder and CEO @ Currency.com
30mins

Moderator: TBA

  • Dr. Jacob Mendel, General Manager, Blockchain COE @ JP Morgan
  • Aviv Lichtigstein, CEO & Founder @ 101 Blockchains
  • TBA
  • TBA
30mins

Moderator: TBA

  • Salome Laborde, Head of Sales @ Solidus Labs
  • Tal Bentov, Director of Lending Operations @ Celsius Network
  • Erez Fishler, CEO and Founder @ BT360
  • TBA
30mins
Coffee & Refreshments
30mins

Don’t miss the closing session of FinTech Junction 2019!

20mins
Breakfast

Start the day on the right foot by arriving early.

You will meet more people, get to watch the finals of our startup competition, and get a higher ROI from attending the conference.

60mins
240mins
Lunch
30mins

Moderator: Ornit Shinar Senior Vice President, Israel Lead @ Citi Ventures

  • Baat Enosh, Data Science Director @ Intuit
  • Yael Waisbourd-Sucary, Head of Innovation and Fintech @ Discount Bank
  • Roi Ben Daniel, Ventures Lead – Digital Partnerships & Investments @ Visa
  • Oz Alon, Co-Founder and CEO @ HoneyBook
30mins
15mins

Moderator: TBA

  • Yamiz Bachkhaz Community Partner @ FinTech Connector
  • Ben Strugo, VP of Open Innovation @ Barclays
  • TBA
  • TBA
30mins

Moderator: TBA

  • Kian Jackson, General Manager @ SecurePay Group
  • Chanan Steinhart, CEO @ MoneyClip
  • Gerard Raijmaekers, Associate @ Payments Advisory Group
  • TBA
30mins
Coffee & Refreshments
30mins

Don’t miss the closing session of FinTech Junction 2019!

20mins

Entrée Capital is hosting an invite-only event sharing the story of Stash including an exclusive AMA with Brandon Krieg, Co-Founder and CEO.

Entrée Capital is happy to invite you to a morning session with Brandon Krieg, Co-Founder and CEO of Stash, as part of our exclusive ongoing Founder Series.

Stash, a Fintech consumer startup based in New York, has raised over $90 million and services 3.5 million users, with over $1 billion in assets under management.

Brandon will be talking about the road to fast scaling, revolutionizing the micro-investment field and more.

 

To attend, you must register here http://bit.ly/Entree-Stash-June-25

240mins

Please join us as we reveal the ten companies on the 2019 Tel Aviv Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars. Our founders will share the innovative products and services that they’re building to solve some of the biggest issues faced within financial services.

 

To attend, you must register here http://bit.ly/Barclays-June-26

240mins

Details will be emailed to Speakers, Sponsors and VIP ticket holders (invite-only)

120mins

OUR MEETUP

We invite you to join our meetup! Our meetups are another great opportunity to meet fellow fintechers and to connect, learn and inspire each other.

STARTUP COMPETITION - WIN 2 FREE TICKETS!

Now in its 3rd year, our startup competition is where early stage fintech startups pitch their ideas and technology in front of an esteemed judging panel, the participants of the conference and media outlets.

If you have an early-stage fintech startup and you've raised less than $4 million we invite you to apply for a chance to pitch at the conference and win amazing prizes, visibility and networking opportunities with the best in class.

All eligible startups that apply will also win 2 free tickets to the conference worth $500!

BOOK B2B / 1 on 1 MEETINGS IN ADVANCE

All FinTech Junction attendees get access to a B2B / 1 on 1 meeting scheduling platform, where they can preschedule B2B / 1 on 1 meetings that will be held at the conference.

These 20 minute meetings allow startups, investors and corporates to meet with each other and maximize the value they get from attending the conference.

On June 13 all registered attendees will get an email with access to the meeting platform.

1 on 1

VIP WELCOME RECEPTION on JUNE 26

Join our invite-only exclusive welcome reception and mingle with speakers, sponsors and VIPs. Food and drinks will be served. Pictures below are of the actual rooftop bar where the event will be held!

Time and location will be emailed to speakers, sponsors and VIP pass holders.

Welcome Reception

2019 VENUE: AVENUE CONVENTION CENTER

Avenue Convention Center is one of Israel's largest event venues. It is located in 1 Hasharon St. Airport City
Avenue

PASS TYPES

FinTech Junction 2019 will be held on June 26-27, 2019. On June 26 we will have a fintech tour to Israel's FinTech startups and innovation hubs and on June 27 we will hold our main event at Avenue Convention Center. All passes give access to all events on June 26 & 27 with the exception of the Welcome Reception (invite only)
STUDENTS, MILITARY & WOMEN IN TECH
$100
• Full access to all events on June 26 & 27 (see program for details) with the exception of the Welcome Reception
• Full access to main event on June 27: exhibition and all tracks
• Eligibility: students / military (under 28 years old) & women in tech (any age)
• Breakfast, lunch, coffee and drinks served all day
• Access to online platform to schedule in advance B2B / 1 on 1 meetings which will be held at the conference
 
 
 
STARTUPS & FREELANCERS
$250
• Full access to all events on June 26 & 27 (see program for details) with the exception of the Welcome Reception
• Full access to main event on June 27: exhibition and all tracks
• Eligibility: members of startups (founded after 2010), entrepreneurs and freelancers
• Breakfast, lunch, coffee and drinks served all day
• Access to online platform to schedule in advance B2B / 1 on 1 meetings which will be held at the conference
 
 
 
CORPORATES & INVESTORS
$350
• Full access to all events on June 26 & 27 (see program for details) with the exception of the Welcome Reception
• Full access to main event on June 27: exhibition and all tracks
• Eligibility: employees of medium/large companies and investors
• Breakfast, lunch, coffee and drinks served all day
• Access to online platform to schedule in advance B2B / 1 on 1 meetings which will be held at the conference
 
 
 
VIP PASS
$450
• Full access to all events on June 26 & 27 (see program for details) including the Welcome Reception
• Full access to main event on June 27: exhibition and all tracks
• Eligibility: anyone interested in attending the exclusive VIP welcome reception on June 26
• Breakfast, lunch, coffee and drinks served all day
• Access to online platform to schedule in advance B2B / 1 on 1 meetings which will be held at the conference
• Access to the exclusive invite-only VIP welcome reception with sponsors, speakers and investors on June 26, 18:00 - 20:00
 
 
DIAMOND PASS
$900
• Full access to all events on June 26 & 27 (see program for details) including the Welcome Reception
• Full access to main event on June 27: exhibition and all tracks
• Eligibility: anyone interested in attending the exclusive VIP welcome reception on June 26
• Breakfast, lunch, coffee and drinks served all day
• Access to online platform to schedule in advance B2B / 1 on 1 meetings which will be held at the conference
• Access to the exclusive invite-only VIP welcome reception with sponsors, speakers and investors on June 26, 18:00 - 20:00
• Logo on website as Bronze Sponsor
• Curated meetings