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WE NEED FINTECH NOW MORE THAN EVER

The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything, from the way we live and work to the way we consume and get basic services. Financial services will never look the same again.

In this new reality, financial services companies will have to accelerate the development of their digital services, protect their customer data, and continue to improve their user friendliness, ease-of-use, transparency and seamless service on a variety of online platforms.

Companies that will not adapt to the new normal will fail. The fintechs are now needed more than ever.

FinTech Junction is a global community that brings together business and tech leaders from banks, financial institutions, fintechs, startups & investors.

Our annual conference and bi-monthly meetups & virtual conferences present the best fintech solutions that enable businesses to stay relevant.

We invite you to join us today to take your businesses to the next level!

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

Check out the highlights from the two flagship editions of FinTech Junction held in 2019 in Tel Aviv & Berlin

1500

attendees

200

speakers

70

sessions

25

Countries

SUMMER 2021 SPEAKERS

Eli Rosner
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Eli Rosner

Chief Product and Technology Officer

Finastra

Tsvi Lev
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Tsvi Lev

Managing Director, NEC Research Center Israel

NEC

Guy Shafir
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Guy Shafir

CTO

WideOps

Jerome Dwight
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Jerome Dwight

President

Brane Capital

Udi Nessimyan
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Udi Nessimyan

Co-Founder & CEO

Sealed

Dr. Gal Aviv
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Dr. Gal Aviv

CEO

Blender

Eran Vitkon
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Eran Vitkon

Head of Open Banking

Finastra

Avishay Matz
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Avishay Matz

Solution Architect

WideOps

Nicole Krieger
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Nicole Krieger

Fintech Sector Lead

Start-Up Nation Central

Asaf Regev
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Asaf Regev

Senior Product Manager

Visa

Tal Geffen
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Tal Geffen

COO and GM Israel

Behalf

Tamir Roter
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Tamir Roter

VP EMEA & APAC

Bright Data

Ziv Cohen
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Ziv Cohen

CEO

Paygilant

Ben-Pelled
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Ben Pelled

Founder & CEO

FinTech Junction

SUMMER 2021 SPONSORS

Finastra
Wideops
NEC
Mindspace
Brane
Blender
Belalf

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 100,000+ professional attendees and featuring the leading figures and companies in technology and business.

SUMMER 2021 PROGRAM

29 July 2021, 10:00 Israel Time / 09:00 CET

The in-person event will be held at Mindspace, Ahad Ha'am 54, Tel Aviv.

You must purchase a PLATINUM PASS in order to enter the in-person event.

Link to the virtual event will be emailed to registered attendees.

Most sessions will be held in English.

Use this time to check-in, have a cup of coffee and make new connections!

You can use our chat, 1 on 1 video meetings and 1 on 1 in-person meetings for those attending the in-person event.

60mins
Ben-Pelled
Ben Pelled, Founder & CEO @ FinTech Junction

Welcome remarks for FinTech Junction’s first in-person event in 18 months.

10mins
Eli Rosner
Eli Rosner, Chief Product and Technology Officer @ Finastra

Speaker

A well-respected figure and innovative thinker, Eli writes regularly on how open platforms, multi-sided networks, data and emerging technologies are providing the foundation for greater collaboration and product innovation, driving the roadmap for long-term customer success.

He is an advocate for accelerating business transformation through technology, in particular AI, cloud, open APIs and open development platforms.

Before joining Finastra, Eli held leadership positions at NCR Corp, a global technology company. He was most recently CTO and Head of Product Management, driving the transformation from a hardware and services company to a global leader in platform, data and solutions for financial services, retail and hospitality.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and Computer Science from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.

Company

At Finastra our purpose is to unlock the power of finance for everyone. We build and deliver innovative, next-generation technology on our open Fusion software architecture and cloud ecosystem. We’re one of the world’s largest FinTech’s working with over 9,000 customers, including 90 of the top 100 banks globally. Our scale and reach allow us to build long-lasting relationships that put our customers and their customers first.

20mins
Avishay Matz
Avishay Matz, Solution Architect @ WideOps

WideOps is a Google Cloud Premier Partner and one of the largest in Israel. Having a Google certified technical team, proficient in all GCP products, WideOps provides customers with a variety of complementary services such as Platinum Support and professional assistance with architecture design, infrastructure migration and integration, as well as deployment of AI and Machine Learning projects.

Applying the latest security trends and potential cost optimizations is central to WideOps’s service offering and the result is a proven track record for delivering state of the art solutions to their customers. As an attestation of WideOps’s work, please refer to the Customer Success Stories.

20mins
Tsvi Lev
Tsvi Lev, Managing Director, NEC Research Center Israel @ NEC

Tsvi Lev is the General Manager of NEC Corporation’s Israeli Research Center, the first Open Innovation center of NEC globally. The center is engaged in applications of AI to Cyber, Physical Safety and Medical.

Before that Tsvi was VP of Strategy at Amdocs, leading the Amdocs team in the AT&T Open Innovation Organization – the AT&T Foundry.

Previously, Tsvi managed the R&D Center of Samsung Electronics in Israel, a center devoted to innovation and cutting-edge development for Samsung’s future consumer electronics and cloud products.

Tsvi was an Entrepreneur in the Mobile Multimedia and Computer Vision space, and sold his company to Emblaze Systems.

A Talpiot Graduate, Tsvi holds a Masters in Theoretical Physics, is the author of numerous patents, and a frequent speaker at events related to technological innovation.

10mins
Jerome Dwight
Jerome Dwight, President @ Brane

Jerome is a former CEO of Bank of New York Mellon Canada and former Global Market Head for Royal Bank of Canada’s International Wealth Management, Corporate, and Institutional businesses.

He has completed strategic investments and exit transactions with global institutions including Barclays Bank, HSBC, RBC, CIBC, Quebecor, Sun Media, the Allegis Group, IBM, and Cox Enterprises. Jerome serves as special advisor Framework Venture Partners, one of Canada’s leading fintech venture investors and has also advised the Portland Private Equity Fund and the Michael Lee-Chin family office.

Jerome received an MBA from York University’s Schulich School of Business and holds Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Public Accountant (CA-CPA) designations. In 2020, he was recognized by the Canadian Lenders Association as one of the top 25 Lending Executives in Canada. Mr. Dwight also received the Award of Distinction conferred by the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Canada) and is a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 under 40.

10mins
Dr. Gal Aviv
Dr. Gal Aviv, CEO @ Blender

Speaker

Dr. Gal Aviv is a co-founder and CEO of Blender. Gal was the managing partner at ATD, the technological investments arm of the Aviv Group for over 10 years. Aviv received his PhD in Nano-Physics from the University of Nottingham, England, for his research on ultra-cold atoms, using atom-chips.

Aviv built the first Quantum-Bit from room temperature vapor atoms. His research has been presented in many papers, lectures and conferences. Gal was named to the “40 under 40” most promising young entrepreneur by Globes.

Company

Blender is a global e-lending platform that provides cross-border lending services. Blender operates as a direct lender or as a cross-border marketplace.

10mins
Nicole Krieger
Nicole Krieger, Fintech Sector Lead @ Start-Up Nation Central
10mins

Nicole KriegerEran VitkonGuy ShafirAsaf Regev

Moderator: Nicole Krieger, Fintech Sector Lead @ Start-Up Nation Central

Speakers:

  • Eran Vitkon, Head of Open Banking @ Finastra
  • Guy Shafir, CTO @ WideOps
  • Asaf Regev, Senior Product Manager @ Visa
40mins

Udi NessimyanTal GeffenTamir RoterZiv Cohen

  • Udi Nessimyan, Co-Founder & CEO @ Sealed
    • Fintech Conversation Compliance Next Gen
  • Tal Geffen, COO and GM Israel @ Behalf
    • Platform that facilitates payments by extending net terms and financing to businesses
  • Tamir Roter, VP EMEA & APAC @ Bright Data
    • Proxy networks and data collection tools used by Fortune 500 companies
  • Ziv Cohen, CEO @ Paygilant
    • Frictionless digital banking and payments anti-fraud
50mins

Use this time to have lunch and meet other attendees in open networking and 1 & 1 meetings.

90mins

Event closing

1mins

* Most sessions will be held in English. Agenda is subject to change.

VIRTUAL EVENT PLATFORM

Our virtual event platform offers multiple interactive areas that are optimized for connecting and engaging. Attendees can move in and out of rooms just like an in-person event and enjoy great content and connections. The results? High show-up rates, low drop-off rates, and happy attendees.

Our attendees can:

✓ Attend full-fledged live events
✓ Join hands-on sessions
✓ Visit expo booths
✓ Meet 1-on-1

virtual-platform

REGISTER

FinTech Junction Summer 2021 hybrid event will be held on 29 July 2021 at 10:00 Israel Time / 9:00 CET.

The in-person event will be held at Mindspace, Ahad Ha'am 54, Tel Aviv.

You must purchase a PLATINUM PASS in order to enter the in-person event.