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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!

2019 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

FALL 2020 SPEAKERS

Odelia Torteman
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Odelia Torteman

Digital Transformation & FinTech Industry Specialist

IFC - International Finance Corporation

Lior King
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Lior King

Sr. Solutions Engineer @ Couchbase

Couchbase

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Ofer Rotem

Founding Partner

Collider Ventures

Kamil Wałdoch
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Kamil Wałdoch

Tech Leader

Profil Software

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Lia Tsur

CEO

LT RISKMGMT

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Shlomo Amir

Chief Business Officer

EasySend

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Daniel Gelman

General Manager

Think Future Technologies

Meital Raviv
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Meital Raviv

EVP, Head of Digital Strategy and Fintech innovation

Bank Hapoalim

plus

Dror Shapira

Co-Founder & CEO

INVIOU

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Omri Shtayer

CEO

Lagoon

plus

Yifat Aharon Bar Zev

GRC Manager

Next Insurance

plus

Oren Gur

CISO & DPO at Credorax Group

Credorax

Tomer Michaeli
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Tomer Michaeli

General Partner

Viola FinTech

Oded Zehavi
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Oded Zehavi

CEO and Co-founder

Mesh

Inbar Wolanski
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Inbar Wolanski

Head of Fintech and Innovation

Isracard

Adam Cohen
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Adam Cohen

GM, Enterprise

Payoneer

Eliran-Rubin
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Eliran Rubin

Director of Business Development

TLV Partners

Sigal Druker
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Sigal Druker

Payments, Sales Enablement & Biz Dev

Finastra

Roi Ben Daniel
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Roi Ben Daniel

Digital Partnerships & Ventures, Europe

Visa

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Eliaz Tobias

CEO & Co-Founder

Crowdsense

Ziv Cohen
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Ziv Cohen

CEO

Paygilant

Michael Shaulov
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Michael Shaulov

CEO & Co-Founder

Fireblocks

Yaki Oliel
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Yaki Oliel

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

Coinmama

Keren Aviasaf Migdal
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Keren Aviasaf Migdal

Co-Founder & CEO

PaymentsOp

Ofer Golan
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Ofer Golan

Head of Risk, Payments by Wix

Wix.com

Hernan Arber
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Hernan Arber

Founder & Community Lead

EOS Israel

Lior Lamesh
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Lior Lamesh

Co-Founder & CEO

GK8

Joseph Wong
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Joseph Wong

General Manager, Asia Pacific and Japan

OpenLegacy

Hilla Ovil-Brenner
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Hilla Ovil-Brenner

Managing Director

Techstars Tel Aviv

Rony Klein
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Rony Klein

Director of Sales APAC

PayKey

Liri Halperin Segal
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Liri Halperin Segal

Co-Founder and CEO

LeO

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Shahar Rabin

CEO & Co-Founder

Capitalise.ai

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Robert Soden

Sales Director (Asia)

Transmit Security

Ellie Pohl
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Ellie Pohl

Global Director, Events and Community

Glassbox

Bernardo Arnaud
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Bernardo Arnaud

Co-Founder & CTO

OSeuGestor

Ben-Pelled
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Ben Pelled

Founder & CEO

FinTech Junction

SOME OF OUR PAST SPEAKERS

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Sagive Greenspan

SVP, General Manager, Payments; General Manager, Finastra Israel

Finastra

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Hisham Abdulhalim

Staff Product Manager

Intuit

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Maya Rapaport

VP Product

Pepper

Shahar Friedman
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Shahar Friedman

Head of Visa Innovation Studio Tel-Aviv

Visa

plus

Ian Gauci

Managing Partner

GTG Advocates, a member of FinanceMalta

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Mark Granot

VP & General Manager, Applause Israel

Applause

Hanna Tomelden
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Hanna Tomelden

Implementation Manager

FormAssembly

Ziv Cohen
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Ziv Cohen

Co-Founder & CEO

Paygilant

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Assaf Lavi

Director of Business Development

FinTech Junction

Alan Blanchard
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Alan Blanchard

Business Development (UK)

Apiax

Olivier Elbaz
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Olivier Elbaz

Area Vice President & Israel Country Sales Leader

Salesforce

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Yossi Yarkoni

Founder & CEO

Robin

Koen Vanderhoydonk
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Koen Vanderhoydonk

CEO BeLuxDe

Blanco

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David Leichner

CMO

SQream Technologies

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Andrea Hall

Manager of Implementation Services

FormAssembly

Alon Katz
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Alon Katz

Founder & CEO

BTB Connecting Loans

Yoni Assia
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Yoni Assia

Co-founder & CEO

eToro

Ben Robinson
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Ben Robinson

Co-Founder, Aperture

Former Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Temenos

Nicolas Kozakiewicz
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Nicolas Kozakiewicz

CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER

Worldline

Stefan Heilmann
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Stefan Heilmann

Chief Executive Officer

IEG - Investment Banking Group

Shlomi Turgeman
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Shlomi Turgeman

Founder & CEO

BTB

Daria Berdnikova
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Daria Berdnikova

Sales Manager Financial Institutions

Wirecard

Roel Lammers
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Roel Lammers

Marketing Manager

Klarna Bank AB

Rudolph Psaila
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Rudolph Psaila

Chairman

FinanceMalta

Léa Jakobiak
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Lea Jakobiak

Head of Content

Zena Media

Jesper Wahrendorf
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Jesper Wahrendorf

CEO

RatePAY

Dr. Nimrod Kozlovski
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Dr. Nimrod Kozlovski

Head of Tech & Regulation

HFN

Pedro Pinto Coelho
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Pedro Pinto Coelho

Executive Chairman

Banco BNI Europa

Mali-Baum
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Mali M Baum

CEO & Founding Partner

WLOUNGE | MAGDA GROUP

Stewart Rogers
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Stewart Rogers

Managing Editor, GritDaily and Analyst-at-large, VentureBeat

Maria Pennanen
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Maria Pennanen

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Accelerator Frankfurt

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Tamaz Georgadze

CEO & Co-Founder

Raisin

Edouard Abdulhak
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Edouard Abdulhak

Business Development Associate

fund ourselves

Radoslav Albrecht
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Radoslav Albrecht

Founder & CEO

Bitbond

Thomas Antonioli
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Thomas Antonioli

CFO

Grover

Tzahi Kanza
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Tzahi Kanza

CEO

Securer

Karolina
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Karolina Attspodina

Founding Partner & CIO

WLOUNGE

Marta De Stradis
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Marta De Stradis

Business Developer

QEDIT

Dr. Jens Woloszczak
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Dr. Jens Woloszczak

CEO & Founder

Spotcap

Arturo González Mac Dowell
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Arturo González Mac Dowell

CEO

Eurobits Technologies

Yaron Golgher
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Yaron Golgher

CEO and CO-Founder

I Know First

Leonie Moos
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Leonie Moos

Head of Program

Grace - Accelerate Female Entrepreneurship

Ralf Huber
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Ralf Huber

Co-Founder

Apiax

Don Ginsel
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Don Ginsel

Founder and CEO

Holland Fintech

Lionel Baraban
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Lionel Baraban

Co-Founder & CEO

Famoco

Martynas Pilkis
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Martynas Pilkis

Senior Economist

Bank of Lithuania

Michael O'Loughlin
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Michael O’Loughlin

Managing Director, Global Solutions

Token

Jonathan Lavender
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Jonathan Lavender

Global Chairman KPMG Enterprise

KPMG

Sebastian Schaefer
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Sebastian Schaefer

Managing Director

TechQuartier

Ali P
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Ali Paterson

Editor in Chief

Fintech Finance

Jimmy Massatschi
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Jimmy Massatschi

Founder & Managing Partner

Innovantage Partners

Nicolo Petrone
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Nicolo Petrone

Head of Europe

MEDICI

Diana Nanova
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Diana Nanova

Customer Engineer

Google Cloud

Wayne Butterfield
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Wayne Butterfield

Senior Director

ISG

Jeremy Berger
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Jeremy Berger

Co-Founder & COO

Arival Bank

Ronan Assia
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Ronen Assia

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

eToro

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Martyn Holman

Partner

Augmentum Fintech

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Magdalena Balcerzak

Manager

Vestbee

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George Karantonis

Partner

Metavallon.vc

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Samarth Shekhar

Regional Manager EMEA

SixThirty Ventures

Ram Shoham
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Ram Shoham

Founder & CEO

Accelerator Frankfurt

Agada Nameri
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Agada Nameri

General Manager

21M Capital

Gal Aviv
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Gal Aviv

CEO & Co Founder

Blender

Meital Raviv
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Meital Raviv

Director, Head of Fintech & Innovation

KPMG

Shmuel Ben-Tovim
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Shmuel Ben-Tovim

Chairman

City TLV

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Jerome Flint

VP International Markets

e-bot7

Andreas von Hirschhausen
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Andreas von Hirschhausen

Senior Manager New Business & Accounts

Fincite GmbH

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Begonia Merayo

Managing Director

Why Consult

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Anna Ettedgui

Head of Funding

Blender

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Andrei Dvornic

Investments Manager

Finch Capital

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Naveen Kukreja

CEO & Co-founder

Paisabazaar

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eiTan LaVi

Co-Founder & CTO

2key Network

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Lily Jacobs

Director for UK & Europe

COSEC

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Nikola Rafaj

Chief Operating Officer

Startup Yard

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Monica Ray Scott

Design Strategist

Goodpatch

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Yakup Sezer

Managing Director

insha GmbH

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Yoni Arbel

Head of Treasury

Transferwise

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Scott Harkey

Global Head of Financial Services

Levvel

Enno Einfeld
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Enno Einfeld

CEO

Finiata

Ben Marrel
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Ben Marrel

Founding Partner

Breega

Stefan Tirtey
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Stefan Tirtey

Managing Partner

CommerzVentures

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Henrik Gebbing

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Finoa GmbH

Alberto Fernandez
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Alberto Fernandez

Software Engineer & Business Developer

Jelurida Swiss

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Ziv Adato

COO

Levent

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Daniel Scott

VP Strategy & Biz Dev

VALA

plus

Lily Jacobs

Director for UK & Europe

CoSec Consulting

plus

David Benizri

Co-Founder & CEO

Rivver

plus

Fiona De Nicola

Fintech Associate

Plug and Play

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Oender Boyman

Investment Manager, PF CVC

PostFinance Corporate Venture Capital

plus

Mervyn Maistry

CEO

Konfidio GmbH, Kintaro.Capital

plus

Nicholas Borsotto Monteiro

Founder

Archgriffin Consulting

plus

Marek Pärtel

Co-Founder/CEO

EstateGuru

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Boris Jitsukata

Managing Director

Goodpatch

2020 SPONSORS

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FormAssembly
Visa
Pepper
JP morgan
Finance Malta
Dropbox
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2019 SPONSORS

JP
Finastra
TD
bbva new
Visa
Citi
Ginger
Deloitte
eToro
Finance Malta
Microsoft
Rise Barclays
Regus
MAX
Feedzai
Docusign
4
Abbyy
Melissa
BDO_
17
Menora
5
Wirecard
7
matrix
9
Invest HK
iAngels
finscend
Cluster
EU
WLounge
Coognitive
2
Qwics
10
11
Fund
Levents-01
AF
17
1
8
15
16
C&P-01
etorox
12
6
13
Millentrix
13
LABS
beam
Bumo
Bancor
Entree
Stash
Currency
capital
Straterix
Bluelion
BT360
Cellarix
Kin
PayKey
V
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Aviv-Yehezkel-1
Merage Institute
Goodpatch
SixThirty-Logo-new-version-01-300x150
metavallon
fintech-capital
Vestbee
Breega
Augmentum-Fintech
cos
STARTUP-YARD

2019 MEDIA & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

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holland fintech
Medici
3
Datanatives
net4tec
PaymentGenes
FT50
Frankfurt Main Finance
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Fintech Scotland
fintech district
fintech forum
2
Netcamp1
ministry
bittax
AHK
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FTC
City TLV
thecurrencyanalytics
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Finance Magnets
cointelegraph
crypto jungle
CryptoNewsZ
fintech fever
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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.

FALL 2020 VIRTUAL EVENT PROGRAM

16 Dec 2020, 9:30 CET / 10:30 Israel Time

Link to Virtual Event will be Emailed to Registered Attendees

Our virtual platform includes: main stage speaking sessions, chat & networking with event attendees, 1 on 1 meetings, engaging polls, sponsor booths & more.

Networking lets you network just like you would at an in-person event. Our connection discovery tool pairs people up in one-on-one conversations via live video. Every “date” will be for a minimum of 30 seconds and maximum of 5 minutes. You can also just chat with other attendees using text only.

30mins
Ben-Pelled
Ben Pelled, Founder & CEO, FinTech Junction

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.

Welcome to FinTech Junction Fall 2020 virtual event! Join us to meet business and tech leaders from banks, financial institutions, fintechs, startups & investors.  Our event will allow you to meet new fintech people from Israel & around the world. You might learn something new or create a new opportunity for your company or yourself.

The FinTech Junction team is looking forward to meeting you at the event!

10mins
Lior King
Lior King, Sr. Solutions Engineer @ Couchbase

Session

The new generation of financial systems are expected to produce great performance under any load and to be always available. Oftentimes, performance and availability issues are caused by the data platform. In this session we’ll learn why Couchbase is an ideal data platform for modern financial systems, how it delivers scalability, performance and agility and why it is a great source of truth. We’ll also explore how companies from the financial services industry are using Couchbase for their critical systems.

Speaker

Lior King is a Senior Solutions Engineer at Couchbase. Prior to Couchbase, Lior worked as a data platforms team manager at Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) handling the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) data platforms and the ICE Data Services platforms. Lior has spent more than 30 years in the IT industry in a variety of roles: developer, dev team leader, instructor, DBA, group manager, architect, and more.

15mins
Kamil Wałdoch
Kamil Waldoch, Tech Leader @ Profil Software

Session

You want to launch the application for your fintech startup or you launched it already,  but you feel everything happens too slow? The questions from this keynote can help you to talk with your developers or find the best software provider for your business.

Speaker

Kamil is a software architect and developer with over 10 years of experience in building web applications, last years I spent on developing fintech startups.

Company

Profil Software leverages deep technical experience and proven development processes to ensure successful outcomes and confidence in product development.

15mins
Bernardo Arnaud
Bernardo Arnaud, Co-Founder & CTO @ OSeuGestor

Keynote > Coordinating the Uncoordinated: A More Sustainable Business Ecosystem Through Open Banking, Green Finance and Cybersecurity

Session

The intersection of Open Banking, Green Finance and cybersecurity constitutes the framework for a more sustainable business in a few countries already and it is becoming a trend. The advantages to individuals, to companies and to governments are visible. What is needed for the adoption of this ecosystem in most markets? Coordinating the uncoordinated may be a role for fintechs: the case of OSeuGestor in Brazil.

Speaker

Bernardo Arnaud built a 20 year career in technology and industry: auto parts manufacturing, telecommunications, mobile marketing, agtech and fintech. He is the founder of StarkSat, a company developing crop monitoring systems; UNIDIRE, a messaging company with focus on systems supporting IoT hardware and chatbot platforms with time sensitive delivery tasks in markets like Brazil, India, Europe and Africa. His companies multi-channel platforms serve clients in industries like farming, banking, healthcare, retail, logistics and entertainment.

In fintech he co-founded startups in Asia, Africa and the most recent one in Brazil: OSeuGestor – meaning literally Your Manager in Portuguese – the most affordable and complete Business Finance Management app in the Brazilian market.

10mins

Odelia TortemanZiv CohenRony KleinJoseph WongEllie PohlLior Lamesh

An overview of Israel’s FinTech Startup Landscape by Odelia Torteman, a fintech expert, followed by a very quick round of introductions from 7 promising Israeli FinTech Startups:

  • Odelia Torteman, Digital Transformation & FinTech Industry Specialist @ IFC – International Finance Corporation
  1. Ziv Cohen, CEO @ Paygilant
  2. Rony Klein, Director of Sales APAC @ PayKey
  3. Shahar Rabin, CEO & Co-Founder @ Capitalise.ai
  4. Joseph Wong, General Manager, Asia Pacific and Japan @ OpenLegacy
  5. Robert Soden, Sales Director (Asia) @ Transmit Security
  6. Ellie Pohl, Global Director, Events and Community @ Glassbox
  7. Lior Lamesh, Co-Founder & CEO @ GK8
20mins

Odelia TortemanMeital RavivSigal DrukerInbar Wolanski

Moderator: Odelia Torteman, Digital Transformation & FinTech Industry Specialist @ IFC – International Finance Corporation

Speakers:

  • Meital Raviv, EVP, Head of Digital Strategy and Fintech innovation @ Bank Hapoalim
  • Sigal Druker, Payments, Sales Enablement & Biz Dev @ Finastra
  • Inbar Wolanski, Head of Fintech and Innovation @ Isracard
45mins

Adam CohenRoi Ben DanielOded Zehavi

Moderator: Eliran Rubin, Director of Business Development @ TLV Partners

Speakers:

  • Adam Cohen, GM, Enterprise @ Payoneer
  • Roi Ben Daniel, Ventures Lead – Digital Partnerships & Investments @ Visa
  • Oded Zehavi, CEO and Co-founder @ Mesh
45mins

Open Expo

The Expo area will have virtual vendor booth with pre-recorded video or live video, special promotions and dedicated chatrooms. The expo will be open throughout the event, but if you’d like to watch all speaking sessions, you can use this time to visit the expo

Networking

Networking lets you network just like you would at an in-person event. Our connection discovery tool pairs people up in one-on-one conversations via live video. Every “date” will be for a minimum of 30 seconds and maximum of 5 minutes. You can also just chat with other attendees using text only.

30mins

Odelia TortemanHernan ArberTomer MichaeliMichael Shaulov

Moderator: Odelia Torteman, Digital Transformation & FinTech Industry Specialist @ IFC – International Finance Corporation

Speakers:

  • Ofer Rotem, Founding Partner @ Collider Ventures
  • Hernan Arber, Founder & Community Lead @ EOS Israel
  • Tomer Michaeli, General Partner @ Viola FinTech
  • Michael Shaulov, CEO & Co-Founder @ Fireblocks
45mins

Ofer GolanKeren Aviasaf MigdalYaki Oliel

Moderator: Lia Tsur, CEO @ LT RISKMGMT

Speakers:

  • Ofer Golan, Head of Risk, Payments by Wix @ Wix.com
  • Keren Aviasaf Migdal, Co-Founder & CEO @ PaymentsOp
  • Yaki Oliel, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer @ Coinmama
  • Oren Gur, CISO & DPO @ Credorax Group
  • Yifat Aharon Bar Zev, GRC Manager @ Next Insurance
45mins

Hilla Ovil-BrennerLiri Halperin Segal

Moderator: Hilla Ovil-Brenner, Managing Director @ Techstars Tel Aviv

Speakers:

  • Liri Halperin, Co-Founder and CEO @ LeO
  • Omri Shtayer, Co-Founder & CEO @ Lagoon
  • Eliaz (Eli) Tobias, Co-Founder & CEO @ CrowdSense.ai
  • Dror Shapira, Founder & CEO @ INVIOU
  • Daniel Gelman, Industry Expert, Techstars Mentor & Country Manager – Israel @ Think Future Technologies
  • Shlomo Amir, Chief Business Officer @ EasySend
45mins

Open Expo

The Expo area will have virtual vendor booth with pre-recorded video or live video, special promotions and dedicated chatrooms. The expo will be open throughout the event, but if you’d like to watch all speaking sessions, you can use this time to visit the expo

Networking

Networking lets you network just like you would at an in-person event. Our connection discovery tool pairs people up in one-on-one conversations via live video. Every “date” will be for a minimum of 30 seconds and maximum of 5 minutes. You can also just chat with other attendees using text only.

90mins

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

STARTUP COMPETITION

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.

PRESCHEDULED B2B / 1 ON 1 MEETINGS

FinTech Junction is focused on business networking.

Our attendees can preschedule B2B / 1 on 1 meetings starting 2 weeks before the date of a FinTech Junction event.

These meetings allow individuals and organizations to maximize the ROI they get from attending our events.

This year we are honored to have the Israel Export Institute’s supporting the coordination of our B2B meetings.

1 on 1

OUR OTHER EVENTS

Check out our other international events.

Our events bring together tech & business professionals from Israel & around the world.

Register to FinTech Junction and we will email you an invitation to our other events.

2021-Winter-Spring-Dates

REGISTER

FIntech Junction 2021 virtual event will be held on 3 March 2021 at 10:00 CET / 11:00 Israel Time.
Register today to secure your spot!